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Headquarters of the 9th New York Volunteers, Hawkins' Zouaves, Roanoke Island, North Carolina

Object Number: 
X.376
Date: 
1862
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, and touches of white gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 33.7 cm ) mat: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Max von Grieff, Co. F." inscription: lower left: "Headquarter's/of the/ 9th Regiment N.Y.V., Hawkin's Zouaves, E. Jardine, Major Comdg/Roanoke Island/N.C."
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in black ink: "MAX von GREIFF. Co F"; at lower right in brown ink: "Presented to Genl AU Jones / by Genl E. Jo...ine."
Gallery Label: 
The artist enlised in the regiment (Hawkins's Zouaves) on May 4, 1861, at the age of eighteen. This view of the regiment's field headquarters--a log hut--was drawn during the Union Army's operations against the Confederates on the Atlantic coast.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group