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Creator Role

publisher copyrighter painter

Description

The black and white steel engraving features a scene from the Battle of Roanoke Island. The scene takes place on water with several boats making up the foreground and background. Seamen can be seen on each boat. The engraving is printed on white paper with black ink.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1877

Measurement

7 X 9 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

steel engraving, ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below image: ATTACK UPON ROANOKE ISLAND - LANDING OF THE TROOPS.

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

1305

Digital ID

FVW_01305

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 upon Roanoke Island - Landing of the Troops

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