Petersburg and City Point Railroad (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

Petersburg and City Point Railroad (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Blacks at work with white supervisors.

Date

September 2, 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Sept 2 // Scene on the City Point Railroad // Landing supplies for Grant's Army // Near Petersburg // [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Strong central vertical fold, and uneven fold across top margin; ripping along left side and upper margins; stains; hole in lower right.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9.75 x 6.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-9/2/64c (Box 1.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4568

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-9/2/64c

Collection

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Petersburg and City Point Railroad (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2021, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2653.