The Pardon of the Mutineers

Title

The Pardon of the Mutineers

Abstract

Artist

Date

September, 1861

Transcription

Recto: "Genl Wool addressing the Washington Mutineers at the Rip Raps // capt // Gen Wool // Lieut // Mimmouth // water."
Verso: "The Pardon of the Mutineers - // Gen Wool addressing the Washington Mutineers at the Rip Raps -- on the 2nd Inst - // The sketch represents the prisoners stepping forward promising to forever in future act as loyal and obedient soldiers - // The men were dressed in citizen clothes in double file -- different kinds of hats 7 caps -- some had no pants nor vests and appear -- rough and haggard -- They were drawn up on the wharf."

Condition

Torn bottom right corner; tears in bottom edge; worn bottom left corner.

Medium

ink wash and graphite on toned paper

Dimensions

13.0 x 10.0 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

36.8507689, -76.2858725999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-UK-VA-9-61 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4942

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-UK-VA-9-61

Citation

“The Pardon of the Mutineers,” The Becker Collection, accessed May 24, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2637.