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Going on Board the Steamer at Montgomery, Alabama.
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
Drawing: Black ink and wash, graphite, and white lead pigment; brown ink and graphite on paper. 5 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. Men and women walk down a hill in heavy rain, seemingly in secret, carrying boxes, to board a large ship. Verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: 'going on board the boat / at Montgomery ala.'
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. 145, pl. 174
New-York Historical Society
Montgomery (Ala.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865NightSteamboatsRain
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