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Creator Role

engraver photographer

Description

The steel engraving depicts a bust portrait of General Henry Wager Halleck, General-in-Chief of all Union armies from July 23, 1862 until Ulysses S. Grant assumed the role on March 9, 1864. The engraving is printed in black in on off-white paper. It appears to have been torn from a bound volume.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

9 3/4 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

Recto, below image, printed signature: H. W. Halleck

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Engraving

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

5574

Digital ID

FVW_05574

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.

Oval Bust of General Henry Wager Halleck

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