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Reproduction of Currier & Ives: ""The Fall Of Richmond, Va..."" From Portfolio #8 of an 8 portfolio set: ""Currier & Ives...Engravings For The People Of The Civil War."" This is a color reproduction print that depicts the destruction of the city of Richmond, Virginia on April 2nd 1865.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

10 3/4 X 15 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto bottom center: "The Fall Of Richmond, VA on the Night of April 2nd 1865./ This strong hold and Capital City of the Davis Confederacy, was evacuated by the Rebels in consequence of the defeat at "Five Forks" of the Army of Northern Virginia under Lee,/ and capture of the Southside Rail Road by the brave heroes of the North, commanded by Generals Grant, Sheridan and others. Before abandoning the City the Rebels set fire/ to it ..."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

color print--reproduction (derivative object)

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

Objects 525.1-525.7

ID

525.6

Digital ID

FVW_00525.6

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.

The Fall Of Richmond, Virginia on the Night of April 2nd 1865

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