First Snow: Soldiers Gathering Wood (Siege of Petersburg)

Title

First Snow: Soldiers Gathering Wood (Siege of Petersburg)

Abstract

Worked landscape drawing, first signed on recto?.

Date

November 17, 1864

Transcription

Recto: "[Signed] J. Becker Nov 17th 64."
Verso: no text.

Condition

Bad loss of paper on right and lower margins; creasing.

Medium

graphite and ink wash, heightened with white, on wove paper

Dimensions

13 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Ink drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-VA-11/17/64 (Box 2.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4613

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-VA-11/17/64

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “First Snow: Soldiers Gathering Wood (Siege of Petersburg),” The Becker Collection, accessed September 19, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3026.