Siege of Charleston - View of the Union Fleet off Morris Island, South Carolina

Title

Siege of Charleston - View of the Union Fleet off Morris Island, South Carolina

Abstract

Wide panorama of troops on parade.

Artist

Date

August 13, 1863

Transcription

Recto: no text; numbered as if for key.
Verso: "- Seige [sic] of Charleston - // View of the Union Fleet off Morris Island S.C. union troops &c on the beach // August 13th 63-."

Condition

Horizontal and vertical folds; two panels held together with adhesive and blue liner paper; ripping along joint; dog ears at upper corners.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

each panel 6.5 x 10.5; 6.5 x 21 together in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Panoramic views--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

32.7124021, -79.8940806

Source

Original drawing location: CW-WC-SC-8/13/63 (Box 6.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4732

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-WC-SC-8/13/63

Collection

Citation

Crane, W. T., “Siege of Charleston - View of the Union Fleet off Morris Island, South Carolina,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2012.