Chesapeake General Hospital, Formerly Chesapeake Female Seminary, Hampton, Virginia

Title

Chesapeake General Hospital, Formerly Chesapeake Female Seminary, Hampton, Virginia

Abstract

Delicately drawn panorama; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 9/19/1863.

Date

September 19, 1863

Transcription

Recto: "vessels in Hampton creek // Chesapeake General Hospital Formerly Chesapeake Female Seminary near Hampton Va. // [pointing hand] See Steiner's description of Hospital in Herald of 9th inst (Sunday) August. // Add in P.8. Dr. Dalton is now in charge, // Herald 9th inst -."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; ripping along left, upper, and right margins; dog ears and loss of paper at all but lower left corner; brown stains across bottom.

Medium

Graphite and grey wash on wove paper

Dimensions

9.25 x 13.25 in.

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.0298687, -76.3452217999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-CB-VA-9/19/63 (Box 7.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4641

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-CB-VA-9/19/63

Citation

Bonwill, Charles E. H., b. ca. 1836, “Chesapeake General Hospital, Formerly Chesapeake Female Seminary, Hampton, Virginia,” The Becker Collection, accessed May 24, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2670.