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Creator Role

publisher copyrighter painter

Description

The black and white steel engraving features a scene from the Battle of Fort Donelson. The scene is filled with men holding flags and weapons. Several are injured or have perished. The engraving is printed on off-white paper.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1862

Measurement

8 X 10 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink engraving on paper

Inscription

recto, below image: CAPTURE OF FORT DONELSON. / From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers. / Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York. / Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1862 by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court for the southern district of N. 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

1297

Digital ID

FVW_01297

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.

Capture of Fort Donelson

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