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Steel engraving: "Banner of South Carolina Convention." There are two columns of six tiles with the names of various slave holding states in each. At the top, there are three additional tiles with the "South Carolina, Georgia and Florida." At the bottom of the image, there is additional engravings. "Built from the Ruins" and "Banner of South Carolina Convention." There are also partially obscured broken tiles with the names of various non-slave holding states on them.

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Getty Images, https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/built-from-the-ruins-banner-of-the-south-carolina-secession-news-photo/96758989, accessed on February 20th 2020.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

9 1/4 X 6 1/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

Recto "Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, / Mississippi, Alabama,/ Maryland, Louisiana/ Kentucky, Missouri/ North Carolina, Arkansas/ Tennessee, Delaware, / Virginia, Texas/ BUILT FROM THE RUINS. / BANNER OF SOUTH CAROLINA. "

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engraving (print)

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

1328

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection (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.

BUILT FROM THE RUINS: BANNER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONVENTION

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