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Curtis's Coconut Grove, Roanoke Island, North Carolina

Object Number: 
1945.580.6
Date: 
1862-1865
Medium: 
Graphite, white gouache, and touches of black ink on brown paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (16.5 x 25.1 cm) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Curtis's Cocoa nut Grove / Campbells book store in distance / in the principal street the House / is entirely hidden by the dense foliage"; at upper right: "Cocoa & Lime Trees / This sketch is very / characteristic of the Island"; at lower left: "Provost Marshalls Guard"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection
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