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Creator Role

publisher copyrighter painter

Description

The black and white steel engraving features a scene from the Battle of Kelly's Ford, which took place in 1863. In the image, soldiers wade through water while carrying guns and flags. Men can be seen in the distance firing their rifles. The engraving is printed on off-white paper.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

8 X 10 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

steel ink engraving on paper

Inscription

recto, beneath image: ATTACK AT KELLY'S FORD, VA./ 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. 1864, by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court of the southern district of NY.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

engraving

Class

prints

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

1300

Digital ID

FVW_01300

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 at Kelly's Ford, VA

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