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Creator Role

artist engraver publisher

Description

The steel engraving features an image of General Taylor mounted on horseback along with four other military officers (three on horseback). The group looks over a hillside at other soldiers in the distance. The image is engraved in black ink on white paper.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1858

Measurement

8 1/4 X 11 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

steel engraving with ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below image: GENERAL TAYLOR AT MONTEREY. / From the original picture, in the possession of the Publishers. / Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, N.Y. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1858, by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerk's office of the district court of the southern district of N.Y.

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

66

Digital ID

FVW_00066

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.

General Taylor at Monterey

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