Grand Attack of the National Iron Clad upon Fort Sumter and Other Rebel Forts in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
- Grand Attack of the National Iron Clad upon Fort Sumter and Other Rebel Forts in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
Large naval battle scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 5/2/1863.
- Crane, W. T
April 7, 1863
- Boston College
- Collection (local):
The Becker Collection
Cummings Pt. Battery
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
- 1 art original : graphite on heavy gauge tan paper ; each sheet 10 x 13.25; 10 x 26.5 total in.
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Recto: "Cummings Pt. Battery // Fort Johnson // Middle Ground Battery // Make no shells bursting in the air // Charleston // Castle Pinckney // Battery // Fort Moultrie // Battery // Grand attack of the National Iron Clads, led by Admiral Dupont upon Fort Sumter and other Rebel Forts in Charleston Harbor , S.C., April 7. 1863 // From a sketch by our Special Artist, [?] W.T. Crane - ."
Verso: "Attack of the Union Iron Clads upon Fort Sumpter [sic] // April 7th 1863."
Condition: Two sheets glued together with a strip of blue lined paper, almost entirely ripped; rips along vertical folds top and bottom margins.
Original drawing location: CW-WC-SC-4/7/63 (Box 6.)
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.