Fortifications of a Levee (Columbus, Kentucky?)

Title

Fortifications of a Levee (Columbus, Kentucky?)

Abstract

Sketch panorama; date/location based on strong resemblance to CW-HL-KY-3/62a.

Artist

Date

March 1861

Transcription

Recto: "The guarders are underground covered with sound roofs."
Verso: no text.

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; rips along side margins; staining; inset drawing of trenches glued into upper right corner.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

5.5 x 9.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

36.7597791, -89.1033997999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-HL-KY-3/62b (Box 5.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4503

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-HL-KY-3/62b

Citation

Lovie, Henri, “Fortifications of a Levee (Columbus, Kentucky?),” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2896.