Artifacts

Creator

Albert Bobbett

Files

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Creator Role

Engraver

Description

Steel engraving: ""The Attack on Fort Sumter."" In the foreground, several soliders are depicted both loading and firing cannons. There are also several soliders depicted lying on the ground wounded. In the background, Fort Sumter is depicted as being heavily damaged with smoke coming out.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1878

Measurement

7 3/8 X 9 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: "THE ATTACK ON FORT SUMTER"

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Missississippi 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

Prints removed from Our Country: A Household History for All Readers etc. MSU Special collections: E178.L896 1879 v.3

ID

1342

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Missississippi 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.

THE ATTACK ON FORT SUMTER

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