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Creator Role

engraver artist

Description

The engraving features a black and white 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 originally appeared in The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War In The United States of America. This particular copy was removed from the bound volume.

Description Source

Worthpoint. https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/1881-steel-engraving-attack-1865264319 (accessed June 18, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1881

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1881 or 1882

Measurement

5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

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

2251

Digital ID

FVW_02251

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.

Attack Upon the 6th Mass. Regiment

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