A Scene on Our Left: Preparing for Winter (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

A Scene on Our Left: Preparing for Winter (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Elaborated sketch.

Date

November 5, 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "A scene on our left // Preparing for winter // Soldiers conveying timber from the woods in the rear of our line of breastworks for the purpose of constructing winter quarters // Nov 5th [Signed] Joseph Becker."

Condition

Poor; loss of paper at all corners; ripping along horizontal creases and margins.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13. 5 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-11/5/64 (Box 2.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4609

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-11/5/64

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “A Scene on Our Left: Preparing for Winter (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed February 23, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3022.