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The Fight on Saturday (Siege of Petersburg)

Item Information

Title:
The Fight on Saturday (Siege of Petersburg)
Description:
Fragment of a larger sheet; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/17/1864, p. 413.
Creator:
Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910
Date:
August 20, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
History
Pictorial works
1864-1865
1861-1865
Places:
VirginiaPetersburg
Petersburg (Va.)
Extent:
1 online resource (3 images)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Condition: Panel 1: two vertical folds, crumbling at corners, and smudges;; discoloration along left margin.Panel 2: two vertical folds; ink smudge above horizon on left; crumbling and folding on right corners. Panels once connected.
Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-8/20/64a + b (Box 1.)
Physical description of original: graphite on wove paper ; Each panel 7.25 x 4.5 in.
Recto: Panel 1: "The fight on Saturday 20 Aug. on the left of the Union line // Weldon Railroad // Full of Light Artillery not firing." Panel 2: "The Fight on Saturday // Batteries not firing // Full of Figures."
Verso: Panel 1: "No. 1 // Va." Panel 2: CW-JB-VA-8/20/63c.
Identifier:
2345/4479
81489124650001021
99137908270501021
Call #:
E468.7