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Bird's Eye View of Charleston, South Carolina, Looking South

Title:
Bird's Eye View of Charleston, South Carolina, Looking South
Abstract:
Detailed panorama with troops; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 4/1/1865.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4739
Date:
March 7, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Charleston (S.C) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Bird's-eye views -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Charleston (S.C)
South Carolina
Keywords:
Cityscape
Architecture
Col. Bennett
Troops
Ships
Horses
Parade
Charleston Bank
Old Custom House
Post Office
Cooper River
Note:
Recto: "Charleston Bank // Old Custom House and Post Office // Cooper River // Castle Pinckney // Battery Bee // Sullivans Island // Ft. Moultrie // Union Fleet // Cope's Cotton Press // Ft. Sumter // Ft Ripley or Middle Ground Batt'y // Ft. Strong - formerly Ft. Wagner // Morris Island // Battery's Gregg chatfied + the Naval Battery // Ft. Johnson // Fire Proof Building or Hall of Records &c, // James Island // Battery Simpkins // White Pt Garden or Battery // City Hall // St. Michaels Church // So-Ca-Hall // 1st Presbyterian Church // Court House // Guard House // Ashley River // Secessionville // James Island // Meeting St. // 21st U.S.C.T. Col A. G. Bennett // Hibernian Hall // Birds Eye View of Charleston S.C. and Charleston Harbor (Looking South) // Sketched from Mills House March 7th 1865 // For descriptions see my letter of same date."
Verso: no text.
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; rips and stain along upper margin; stain at lower left corner, large loss of paper; loss of paper on lower margin .
Original drawing location: CW-WC-SC-3/7/65 (Box 6.)
Original location:
Original drawings and photographic reproductions. Becker Archive, Boston College Fine Arts Dept.
Reproduction note:
Electronic reproduction. Chestnut Hill, Mass. : Becker Project, 2005. Created from a photographic reproduction of the original drawing.
Physical Description:
1 art original : graphite on wove paper ; 9.75 x 13.25 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-WC-SC-3/7/65

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