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Creator Role

Illustrator, painter Copyright holder

Description

Color bookplate from unidentified volume: ""Battle of Gettysburg..."" Copyright 1887, by L. Prang, Boston. In the foreground of the image, there are depictions of wounded soldiers and a broken cannon. In the center of the image, a union solider on horse back directs others toward the front line. There are also renderings of Confederate and Union soldiers advancing. In the background of the image, there is a depiction of cloudy sky with large visible trees.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1887

Measurement

8 3/4 X 12 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); engraving (printing process); ink on paper

Inscription

recto bottom left:"Battle of Gettysburg"; recto bottom right:"Thulstrup/ COPYRIGHT, 1887 BY L.Prang & CO., BOSTON" recto bottom center:" BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, JULY 1 TO 3, 1863"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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.

ID

558.5

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.

Battle of Gettysburg, July 1 to 3, 1863

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