Bombproof of Fort Fisher Used as a Hospital for Rebel Prisoners (Capture of Wilmington) 1

Title

Bombproof of Fort Fisher Used as a Hospital for Rebel Prisoners (Capture of Wilmington) 1

Abstract

Two-sided drawing; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 2/18/1865, p. 348.

Date

February 1864

Transcription

Recto: no text.
Verso: "Bombproof of Fort Fisher used as a hospital for Rebel Prisoners." Different hand: "Used // N. Carolina // 5 1/2 wide." Sketch of earthworks.

Condition

Loss of paper on upper corners; ripping along top, left, and right margins.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

13.25 x 9.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

33.9716424, -77.9177488

Source

Original drawing location: CW-JB-NC-2/65a + b (Box 3).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4907

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-JB-NC-2/65a + b

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “Bombproof of Fort Fisher Used as a Hospital for Rebel Prisoners (Capture of Wilmington) 1,” The Becker Collection, accessed February 23, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3035.