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Columbia, South Carolina, Sketched from Camp Sorgum

Title:
Columbia, South Carolina, Sketched from Camp Sorgum
Abstract:
Large panorama; in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 4/8/1865.
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4852
Date:
February 16, 1865
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Columbia (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Panoramic views -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
South Carolina
Columbia (S.C.)
Keywords:
Landscape drawings
17th Corps
Camp Sorgum
Architecture
Railroads
Congaree River
Note:
Recto: "middle // 'Columbia' sketched from the 17th [Co]rps front near Camp Sorgum // [in ink] South Carolina // state capitol unfinished // Old state house // Line of Spartanburg RR // citadel // Congaree R."
Verso: "View of Columbia fro[m] the South bank of the Congar[ee River] sketched the morning of the 16th - Batteries of the 17[th] Corps are playing upon the city." Two sketches in grey ink, trees it seems."
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; uneven paper along bottom margin; rips along left and top margin; glue stains in sky.
Original drawing location: CW-JT-SC-2/16/65 (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 ; 5.25 x 13.25 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-JT-SC-2/16/65

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