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Creator Role

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Description

The black and white engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Williamsburg. several soldiers are shown fighting, while others lie fallen on the grown. Some soldiers are shown carrying wounded men. Smoke fills the background of the image. The engraving is printed on off-white paper with black ink and appears to have been removed from a bound volume (possibly from Everett A. Duyckinck's History of the War for the Union: Civil, Military and Naval).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1862

Measurement

8 X 10 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

recto, beneath image: BATTLE OF WILLIAMSBURG.

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

1321

Digital ID

FVW_01321

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.

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