City Point from the James River (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

City Point from the James River (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Very nice rendering of boats and river.

Date

September? 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "City Point from the James // [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Poor; numerous vertical folds; rip along central fold; loss of paper upper left corner and along upper margin; dog ear bottom right corner; brown stain on lower right.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9.75 x 13.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Marines (Visual works)--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

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

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4583

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-9/64d

Collection

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “City Point from the James River (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2735.