Sorting the Mail (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

Sorting the Mail (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Camp scene; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 12/3/1864, p. 161.

Date

September? 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: (different hand) "Joseph Becker // Sorting Mails in camp."

Condition

Piece of paper stuck to verso; horizontal creases, knife cut in left margin; stain on right margin.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

4.75 x 4.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/64i (Box 1.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4588

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-9/64i

Collection

Tags

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Sorting the Mail (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed January 24, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2015.