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An Army "Washerwoman" (Siege of Petersburg)

Item Information

Title:
An Army "Washerwoman" (Siege of Petersburg)
Description:
Image of Blacks; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 10/10/1864.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
September 18, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Military camps
Pictorial works
History
African Americans
Women
1864-1865
1861-1865
Places:
VirginiaPetersburg
Petersburg (Va.)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Condition: Excellent except for loss of paper at lower right corner.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/28/64 (Box 1.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; 10 x 6.5 in.
Recto: no text.
Verso: "An Army 'Washerwoman' // Sketched near Headquarters // [Signed] J.B. // Sept 28th 64." Very loose sketch of seated soldier.
Identifier:
2345/4579
81489124650001021
99137908176301021
Call #:
E468.7