Dress Parade of the South Carolina Volunteers

Title

Dress Parade of the South Carolina Volunteers

Abstract

Artist

Date

No date

Transcription

Recto: "Dress parade of the South Carolina Volunteers on the Beach at Sullivan's Island // Mrs. & Miss Pickens wife & daughter of the Governor accompanied by Aid de Camps Lieutenants Colonel Lucas and Iuber passing along the line. The forces stationed on the island are composed of the Richland Rifles who have the post of Honor on the Right Flank the Wee Nee Volunteers on left--The Abbeville Volunteers the Rhett Guard etc. etc. from 12 to 1500 strong // Miss Pickens Ermine cape, muff // Hat with feathers // Mrs. Pickens black jockey hat with Red Feather with Sable Cape // Basque black silk dress & parasol muff // she must be young & pretty // Captain Miller // Dress of Company dark gray Hunting frock quilted on chest & back (ditto pants) Trimmed with black velvet // sand // Takes place everyday at 4 o'clock afternoon // [flag] Richland Volunteer Rifle Company // August 8, 1815 // Radcliffe // Semper Paratus // Noli Me Tangere // [flag] The Fair of Newbury to the Rhett Guard."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Torn in half; edges torn; mounted on backing paper also torn; stains on right and left sides.

Medium

graphite, gray, brown, red ink on paper

Dimensions

23.0 x 15.75 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

32.7632323, -79.8367511

Source

Original drawing location: CW-UK-SC-ND-1 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4964

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-UK-SC-ND-1

Citation

“Dress Parade of the South Carolina Volunteers,” The Becker Collection, accessed February 23, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2627.