Camp Lily, Fremont's Headquarters, Jefferson City, Missouri

Title

Camp Lily, Fremont's Headquarters, Jefferson City, Missouri

Abstract

Camp scene with portraits.

Artist

Date

October 4, 1861

Transcription

Recto: [signed] "H.L. // Camp Lily, Fremont's Headquarters, Jefferson City. Mo. Oct. 5, 1861. // Hungarians. // Chas or Frank Fremont. // Fremont's tent. // Lilie Gen. Mrs. Fremont. // McKinley."
Verso: "Camp Lilie Fremont's Headquarters Jefferson City. // You will see that this sketch is a little finer in touch than most. Reason, Mrs. Fremont and Lily took special interest in it, and, I hope that you will make a careful and pretty engraving of it, as it will be looked for with interest at the Headquarters. The figures are all portraits."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; pin marks in upper right corner; stains at four corners.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

7.5 x 9.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

38.5767017, -92.1735164

Source

Original drawing location: CW-HL-MO-10/5/61 (Box 5.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4492

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-HL-MO-10/5/61

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “Camp Lily, Fremont's Headquarters, Jefferson City, Missouri,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2881.