Siege of Fort Macon: Bombardment by Ten Inch Mortar Battery

Title

Siege of Fort Macon: Bombardment by Ten Inch Mortar Battery

Abstract

Attributed to Berghaus at newspaper? Clearly in style and writing of F.H. Schell.

Date

April 25, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "Seige [sic] of Fort Macon // Bombardment by 10 inch mortar battery -- See dailies. // [different hand] 6 x 9 3/8 Berghaus."
Verso: No text.

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds; ink stain at upper right; loss of paper at bottom margin (torn from a sketchbook?).

Medium

Graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

6.75 x 10 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

34.6971403999999, -76.6786693999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-FHS-NC-4/25/62b (Box 8.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4874

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-FHS-NC-4/25/62b

Citation

Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909, “Siege of Fort Macon: Bombardment by Ten Inch Mortar Battery,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 20, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2904.