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Creator Role

printmaker

Description

The etching depicts Albert S. Johnston crossing a desert terrain on foot. With him are horses, loafers, and a Native American guide. The image takes place after Johnston resigned from his position in the Federal Army to join the Confederacy.

Description Source

New York Historical Society Museum & Library. http://digitalcollections.nyhistory.org/islandora/object/islandora:31203 (accessed June 19, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1861

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861-1883

Measurement

8 X 10 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

etching on paper

Inscription

Recto, above image at left: 20

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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

4842

Digital ID

FVW_04842.20

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.

Albert S. Johnston Crossing the Desert to Join the Southern Army (from Confederate War Etchings)

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