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Description

Steel engraving: ""Fort Sumter In Ruins."" In the foreground, there is a depiction of the ocean with birds flying overhead. In the center of the image, Fort Sumner is depicted as heavily damaged. There is smoke coming off the stone structure. There is also a large sections that are depicted as having collapsed. There is also an American flag above the stone structure.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1874-77

Measurement

7 1/2"" X 11""

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: "FORT SUMTER IN RUINS."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

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.

Related Source

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

ID

1334

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 SUMTER IN RUINS.

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