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Creator Role

painter

Description

Color bookplate from unidentified volume: ""Battle of Spotsylvania..."" Copyright 1887, by L. Prang, Boston. After a painting by Thulstrup. In the foreground of the image, Confederate soldiers are depicted aiming weapons at approaching Union troops. There are several depictions of wounded soldiers, both Union and Confederate. In the center of the image, Union troops are depicted over running the Confederate forces. An American flag in is depicted waving. In the background of the image, additional flags and troops are depicted.

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 center: "BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLANIA, May 8 to 21, 1864" recto, bottom left: "BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLANIA" recto, bottom right: "COPYRIGHT, 1887, BY L. PRANG & CO. BOSTON"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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.

ID

558.3

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 Spotsylvania, May 8 to 21, 1864

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