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Creator Role

lithographer

Description

The hand-colored lithograph depicts a scene from the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg. The Confederate battle lines are featured at the image's left, while Union forces are shown on the right. Canons are shown firing toward the Confederate army. This copy of the lithograph has the border edges removed and has been adhered to a wooden plaque. The title information has been pasted to the plaque's verso. The documentary information that originally appeared beneath the image does not survive.

Description Source

Heritage Auctions. https://historical.ha.com/itm/military-and-patriotic/civil-war/currier-and-ives-hand-colored-lithograph-the-battle-of-gettysburg-pa-july-3-1863-/a/6021-57466.s (accessed July 25, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863

Measurement

11 1/8 X 15 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithograph, paper, wood, adhesive

Inscription

verso, on white sticker: LYNN PRESENTS / Lafayette Hill, Pa. verso, on scrap removed from lithograph: THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, PA. JULY 3D. 1863.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithograph--plaque (flat object)

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

7043

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 Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. July 3, 1863

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