View of Fort Pickens from South Landing

Title

View of Fort Pickens from South Landing

Abstract

Artist

Date

May 8, 1861

Transcription

Recto: "A.S.W. // View of Fort Pickens from the South landing. May 8th 1861 by A. S. W of Col. Brown's command // Glacis on East front // Graveyard on glacis & [illegible] // Marine Hospital // Let the figures & foreground be darkened as much as possible and enlarged a little. The engraver may put in as much hay, oats, pork and lumber as possible. Also boxes of clothing, wheelbarrows & etc. and about 40 soldiers in shirt sleeves carrying lumber // Send to 162 Pearl Street for A.S.W. care of W.W."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Fold marks in top and bottom left corners; two horizontal fold marks across paper; one vertical fold mark on left side; some staining.

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

10.25 x 6.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

30.3978561, -86.7290634

Source

Original drawing location: CW-ASW-FL-5-8-61 (Box 10).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4956

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-ASW-FL-5-8-61

Citation

A. S. W., “View of Fort Pickens from South Landing,” The Becker Collection, accessed February 23, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2863.