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"The Blockade of Mobile -- Chasing a Blockade Runner at Night": Illustration for "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper" (21 May 1864); verso: sketch

Object Number: 
1945.580.8
Date: 
1864
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 10 in. (16.8 x 25.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Chasing a blockade runner / by the old 'Jackson' in Miss[?] Sound"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 21 May 1864 (XVII:451):141. Reproduced in Roberta J.M. Olson, Drawn By New York: Six Centuries of Watercolors and Drawings from the N-YHS (London: Giles, 2008), 311-312.
Credit Line: 
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