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Up the James River from the Crow Nest Battery Obstructions to Prevent the Rebel Rams from Coming down the River

Item Information

Title:
Up the James River from the Crow Nest Battery Obstructions to Prevent the Rebel Rams from Coming down the River
Description:
Large panorama with boats; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/24/1864.
Artist:
Mullen, E. F
Date:
September 14, 1864
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Genre:
art original
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
The Becker Collection
Subjects:
Ships
History
Flags
American
1800-1899
1861-1865
1860-1870
Places:
Virginia
James River (Va.)
Extent:
1 art original : Graphite on heavy gauge wove paper ; 9.75 x 13.25 in.
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Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Recto: [different hand] "6 inch block."
Verso: "Up the James River from the Crow Nest Battery 'Obstructions' to prevent the Rebel Rams from Coming Down the River // [signed] E.F. Mullen." Various light sketches, some of boats.
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; dog ears at three corners; loss of paper at lower right; rips along top and right margins.
Original drawing location: CW-EM-VA-9/24/64 (Box 7.)
Electronic reproduction. Chestnut Hill, Mass. : Becker Project, 2005. Created from a photographic reproduction of the original drawing.
Original drawings and photographic reproductions. Becker Archive, Boston College Fine Arts Dept.
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-EM-VA-9/24/64