Dutch Gap As It Appears Now

Title

Dutch Gap As It Appears Now

Abstract

Large panorama.

Date

January 2, 1865

Transcription

Recto: "'Dutch Gap' as it appears now // Jan 2nd/65 // Charred by the powder // Reb mortar battery beyond these woods // our pickets // James River // sand bag protections // Dark stratta [sic]."
Verso: "Owing to the secrecy attending this 'Blowing out' I was not aware of the fact until Sunday night, Monday (to day) I proceeded to the gap & made the enclosed Sketches // [signed] Taylor // [different hand] Va."

Condition

Vertical and horizontal folds' dog ears at all corners; rip along top and bottom margins; uneven paper on right margin.

Medium

Graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

9 x 13.25 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.3826009, -78.1549845

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JT-VA-1/2/65a (Box 9.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4848

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JT-VA-1/2/65a

Citation

Taylor, James E., 1839-1901, “Dutch Gap As It Appears Now,” The Becker Collection, accessed September 19, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3031.