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Creator Role

Artist; publisher; publisher

Description

Photolithograph; depicts Gen. Robert E. Lee leaving the McLean house following his surrender, April 9, 1865. After an eyewitness drawing done for Harper's by Alfred R. Waud. This version pub. by the Parks & History Assn., Washington, D.C.; "GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE leaving the McLean House/ after the Surrender, April 9, 1865." The image is made up with back line drawings against a beige background. General Robert E. Lee is depicted riding a horse. There is a second, unidentified solider, riding behind General Robert E. Lee. On the left side of the image, several soldiers are depicted as waving, saluting and watching General Robert E. Lee.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

14 X 11 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

photolithographs (photomechanical prints)

Inscription

recto, bottom: "GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE leaving the McLean House/ after the Surrender, April 9, 1865. Eyewitness Drawing by Alfred R. Waud of Harper's Weekly"; "Published by the Parks & History Association, Washington, D.C./ Museum Press, Inc. Washington D.C."; GENERAL LEE

Creation Location

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

Work Type

photolithograph

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

150

Digital ID

FVW_00150

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.

GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE leaving the McLean House after the Surrender, April 9, 1865.

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