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Dutch Gap As It Appears Now

Title:
Dutch Gap As It Appears Now
Abstract:
Large panorama.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4848
Date:
January 2, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Canals -- Virginia -- James River -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction -- Pictorial works
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
James River, Virginia, United States
Dutch Gap, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
United States
Virginia
Keywords:
Landscape drawings
Battery
Infrastructure
Note:
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.
Original drawing location: CW-JT-VA-1/2/65a (Box 9.)
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 x 13.25 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-JT-VA-1/2/65a

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