Scene at City Point: Loading Wagons with Goods from the James (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

Scene at City Point: Loading Wagons with Goods from the James (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Landscape sketch.

Date

November 13, 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Scene at City Point // Loading Sutlers wagons with goods from the vessels in the river James // The vessels are not permitted to unload at the government docks // Gen Grant's headquarters on the bluff // Nov 13 [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Ripping along horizontal and vertical creases; loss of paper on right corners.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13.25 x 9.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-11/13/64 (Box 2.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4612

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-11/13/64

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Scene at City Point: Loading Wagons with Goods from the James (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2709.