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Steel engraving: ""Fort Moultrie, Charleston, with Fort Sumter in the Distance."" In the foreground, there is a small stone structure surrounded by bushes and shrubbery. There is also a partially obscured stream or river. Two soldiers stand outside of the small structure. There is also an elevated stone walkway. There are two cannons setting atop the stone walkway. The cannons are positioned to face outward. Behind the stone walkway, there is a flag waving. In the background of the image, there are two round stone structures. There is also a large structure, likely Fort Sumter, in the background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1874-1877

Measurement

7 1/2"" X 11""

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom center: "FORT MOULTRIE, CHARLESTON, WITH FORT SUMTER IN THE DISTANCE"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

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.

Related Source

Removed from Cassell�s History of the United States, volume 3.

ID

1336

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.

FORT MOULTRIE, CHARESTON, WITH FORT SUMTER IN THE DISTANCE

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