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Creator Role

publisher

Description

The color lithograph depicts a scene from the Baltimore Riot of 1861, a civil uprising between Confederate sympathizers and members of the primarily Massachusetts state militia regiment en route to the national capital at Washington.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861

Measurement

14 1/4 X 10 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below image: PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, 152 NASSAU ST NEW YORK. / THE LEXINGTON OF 1861. / The Massachusetts Volunteers fighting their way through the Streets of Baltimore, on their march to the defence of the National Capitol April 19th 1861. Hurrah for the Glorious 6th

Creation Location

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

Work Type

color lithograph

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

5191

Digital ID

FVW_05191

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.

The Lexington of 1861

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