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Battery Bee on Sullivans Island, South Carolina

Title:
Battery Bee on Sullivans Island, South Carolina
Abstract:
Sketchy panorama.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4740
Date:
March 20, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Batteries (Ordnance) -- South Carolina -- Sullivans Island -- Pictorial works
Fortification -- South Carolina -- Sullivans Island -- Pictorial works
Sullivans Island (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Panoramic views -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Sullivans Island (S.C.)
South Carolina
Keywords:
Beach
Flags
Architecture
Note:
Recto: "Distant woods // water // beach // Battery Bee Sullivans Island."
Verso: "Battery Bee Sullivans Island S.C. // The strongest earthwork on the Island - blown up the rebels on the morning of the 18th of February 1865 // see my letter of March 20th // [signed] W.T. Crane."
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; dog ear at lower right.
Original drawing location: CW-WC-SC-3/20/65 (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 ; 4 x 13.25 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-WC-SC-3/20/65

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