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Creator Role

artist engraver publisher

Description

The black and white engraving features a scene from the Baltimore Riot of 1861, a civil uprising between Confederate sympathizers and members of the primarily Massachusetts state militia regiment en route to the national capital at Washington. The engraving may have originally appeared in a bound volume, as evidenced by the holes at the engraving's bottom.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1862

Measurement

9 X 11 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Recto, below image: F.O.C. Barley. / F.F. Walker. / MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA PASSING THROUGH BALTIMORE. / Virtue & Co. Publishers, N.Y. / Entered according to act of Congress, AD 1862 by Virtue & Co. in the clerk's office of the district court of the United States, for the southern district of New 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

1292

Digital ID

FVW_01292

Current Location

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

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Massachusetts Militia Passing Through Baltimore

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