Looking up the James River from Aiken's Landing (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

Looking up the James River from Aiken's Landing (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Landscape with figures.

Date

October 26, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "Dutch Gap Canal // 49 3/8."
Verso: "Looking up the James river from Aiken's Landing // Oct 26th [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Horizontal fold; loss of paper at all but upper left corners; smear at lower left.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

10 x 6.5 in.

Genre

Landscape drawings--American--1860-1870
Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.3826009, -78.1549845

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-10/26/64a (Box 2.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4602

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-10/26/64a

Collection

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Looking up the James River from Aiken's Landing (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2754.