Hart Island

Title

Hart Island

Abstract

Composite sketches on verso; sketches gridded on recto & verso.

Artist

Date

August 8, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "officers and conscripts Qrs. // commissary Bldgs // Doctors office // Hospital // [illegible] // Hart Island // August 8th 1864 // to be higer [sic] // level with officers Qrs // a mistake."
Verso: "Harts Isld // The Wharf // soldiers, working in the foreground // arrival of conscripts and volunteers // colored troops camp // Hart Island."

Condition

Top left corner fold; bottom corner folds.

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

10.0 x 6.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

40.8447819, -73.8648268

Source

Original drawing location: CW-UK-NY-8-8-64 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4995

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-UK-NY-8-8-64

Citation

“Hart Island,” The Becker Collection, accessed August 15, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2632.