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Creator Role

engraver artist

Description

The black and white engraving features an scene from the Battle of Wilson's Creek. Several men are shown fighting on a crowded, smoky battle field. A horse, carrying a rider, stands prominently in the center. The image is printed on off-white paper with black ink. It appears to have been taken from a copy of John S. C. Abbott's The History of the Civil War in America.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1861

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860s

Measurement

6 1/4 X 10 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

recto, below image: BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK. - FALL OF GENL. LYON. recto, at right, handwritten in pencil: 15

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

1325

Digital ID

FVW_01325

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.

Battle of Wilson's Creek - Fall of Gen. Lyon

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