Running Down of a Man o'war Launch from the Frigate Wabash by the Rebels from "Alice", an English Blocade Runner
- Running Down of a Man o'war Launch from the Frigate Wabash by the Rebels from "Alice", an English Blocade Runner
Sketchy action scene.
- Crane, W. T
August 6, 1863
- Boston College
- Collection (local):
The Becker Collection
Confederate States of America
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston
- 1 art original : graphite on wove paper ; 6.25 x 9.75 in.
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Recto: "Midnight // Rebels on bows of steamer firing pistols at our men in boats and water // no 2d tier of casemates embrasures to Fort Sumter // Dist woods // woods."
Verso: "Running down of a man o wars launch from the Frigate Wabash near Fort Sumter by the rebels by the "Alice" an English Blockade runner // on the 6th August 63 // sketch'd by one the escaped crew. // see the New York Herald for the particulars."
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; ink stains at lower right.
Original drawing location: CW-WC-SC-8/6/63 (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.