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Creator Role

publisher copyrighter painter

Description

The black and white steel engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Chantilly, where General Isaac Ingalls Stevens perished. A lifeless Stevens lies propped on the arm of another soldier. An American flag is held in his proper left hand. The engraving is printed on off-white paper.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863

Measurement

8 X 10 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink engraving on paper

Inscription

recto, beneath image: ATTACK AT CHANTILLY - DEATH OF GEN. STEVENS. / From the originial painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers. / Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers New York. / Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1863, by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court of the southern district of New York.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

engraving

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

1299

Digital ID

FVW_01299

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Attack at Chantilly - Death of Gen. Stevens

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