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Elaborate Burial Scene with Coffin Being Lowered into the Ground; affixed to verso: print of Columbia, South Carolina, State House

Object Number: 
1945.580.62
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Graphite on beige paper, with image cancelled with an X; verso has a print affixed
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 12 in. (21.9 x 30.5 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "W. Kehn. Cin. O."; at lower left: "not used --"; laid on verso silhouetted print of the New State House, Columbia South Carolina; inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "Columbia, South Carolina"; at upper right in graphite: "used"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Only verso print engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 17 August 1861(XII:300):215.
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