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Baxter's Philadelphia Fire Zouaves Being Reviewed by President Lincoln at the White House, Washington, D. C.

Object Number: 
1945.580.38
Date: 
Early September 1861
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (21.3 x 23.8 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "The Philadelphia Fire Zouaves being reviewed / by President Lincoln --Wanslley -- RN[orPM?] --"; verso inscribed at left vertically: "The Large Envelopes ar all used up."
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Reproduced in Phillip Van Doren Stern, They were There: The Civil War in Action as Seen by its Combat Artists (New York: Crown, 1959), pg. 36, pl. 34 and in Roberta J.M. Olson, Drawn By New York: Six Centuries of Watercolors and Drawings from the N-YHS (London: Giles, 2008), 310-311.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group