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32 Pounder on Jamestown Road

Title:
32 Pounder on Jamestown Road
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/5044
Date:
1858-1898
Format:
Drawings
Genre:
art original
Collection:
The Becker Collection
Subject:
Fortification -- Virginia -- Jamestown -- Pictorial works
Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operations -- Pictorial works
Graphite drawings -- American -- 1860-1870
Place:
Jamestown, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States
Jamestown (Va.)
Virginia
Keywords:
Artillery
Cannons
Fortifications
Note:
Recto: "Solon M. Allis - Dec. - Cu.K. 27. Mass. // No 3 // 32 Pounder on Jamestown Road [VA]. This gun is manned by members of Co. D, 27th Mass - Corporal List 3rd NY acting gunner. He has made some splendid shots bursting shells inside the Rebel Batteries at the right and left of the House on Hill in the distance. At the right of platform is seen the Bomb proof into which the men retire when shells grow thick."
Verso: No text.
Condition: Top left corner folded; top right corner torn; tear on top edge.
Original drawing location: CW-SMA-VA-ND (Box 10).
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 paper ; 9.0 x 7.0 in.
Language:
Not applicable
Identifier:
(Becker)CW-SMA-VA-ND

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