Attack of Rebel Rams from Charleston Harbor on Blockading Fleet
- Attack of Rebel Rams from Charleston Harbor on Blockading Fleet
Large battle scene; see comments for CW-WC-GA-1/27/63.
- Crane, W. T
January 31, 1863
- Boston College
- Collection (local):
The Becker Collection
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston
- 1 art original : graphite on heavy gauge wove paper ; 11 x 15 in.
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Recto: "misty and cloudy sky // Housatonic coming to the assistance // signal lights // Time of action early morning 41/2 o clock A.M. rather dark // signal light // signal light // 'Keystone State' attempting to run down the Rebel Rams- // Rebel Ram disabling the 'Keystone State' // 'Mercedita' disabled and throwing up signal lights."
Verso: "Attack of the Rebel Rams, from Charleston Harbor S.C., on the Federal Blockading Fleet on the morning of Teusday [sic] January 31st- 63- // Sketch by a Naval Officer-."
Condition: Vertical folds; crumpling at all corners; pin holes at left margin.
Original drawing location: CW-WC-SC-1/31/63 (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.