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Creator Role

publishers copyrighters painter

Description

The black and white engraving depicts a scene from the Battle of Memphis. Several boats fill a smoke-filled waterway. The engraving is printed in black ink on off-white paper. The print is torn at the top and appears to have been torn from a bound volume.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1877

Measurement

7 3/8 X 9 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

recto, below image: ACTION OF THE GUNBOATS AT MEMPHIS.

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

1307

Digital ID

FVW_01307

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.

Action of the Gunboats at Memphis

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