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This black and white print depicts a battle scene. In the foreground, there is a a stream with soldiers standing in assorted fighting poses. At the image's left, a solider stands aiming a firearm, while another leans back in midair. Other soldiers appear in different positions aiming firearms. In the background, soldiers appear to be headed toward the battle. This piece appears to be a lithographic reproduction of Gaul's original oil painting, The Skirmish Line.
Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/90713267/ (accessed on February 17, 2020).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 3/4 X 5 7/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); lithography; reproduction (copying)
recto, bottom center: Holding the Line
Campaigns & battles--Pennsylvania--Gettysburg--1860-1870; Gaul, Gilbert William, -- 1855-1919; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Realism in art -- United States -- Exhibitions
lithograph--reproduction (derivative object)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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