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Creator Role

Illustrator, painter Copyright holder

Description

Color bookplate from unidentified volume: ""Siege of Vicksburg..."" Copyright 1888, by L. Prang, Boston. In the foreground, there are depictions of Union soldiers advancing toward a hill. There are several renderings of wooden stakes which suggest battle fortifications. In the center of the image, there is a depiction of a union solider carrying a tattered American flag over a hill. In the background, there are depictions of Confederate soldiers firing on the advancing Union troops.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1888

Measurement

8 3/4 X 12 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

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

Inscription

rectro bottom left:"Thulstrup" rectro bottom center:"SIEGE OF VICKSBURG, MAY 18 TO JULY 4, 1863" rectro bottom right:" COPYRIGHT, 1888 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

558.6

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.

Siege of Vicksburg, May 18 to July 4, 1863

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