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Creator Role

Illustrator, painter Copyright holder

Description

Color bookplate from unidentified volume: ""Battle of Shiloh..."" Copyright 1888, by L. Prang, Boston. In the foreground of the image, there is a depiction of a Union solider dispatching a messenger. There is also a depiction of a Union officer ordering soldiers into battle on horseback. In the background of the image, there are numerous depictions of Union soldiers firing large cannons toward the left of the image. There is also renderings of trees with brown leaves.

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

recto, bottom center: "BATTLE OF SHILOH, APRIL 6 AND 7, 1862" recto, bottom left: "BATTLE OF SHILOH" recto, 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

color prints (prints)

Class

prints

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

558.8

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 Shiloh, April 6 and 7, 1862

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