Lager and Flag Presentation; from "Scenes, Sports, and Incidents in Camp Graham, near Washington, D.C."

Object Number: 
1945.580.52
Date: 
December 14, 1861
Medium: 
Graphite on brown paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 35.9 x 16.5 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Lumley fecit"; at center: "LAGER"; at lower center: "FLAG PRESENTATION"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 11 January 1862 (XIII:320):120; 2 of 6 vignettes under the title: "Scenes, Sports and Incidents in Camp Graham, Near Washington, D.C., Headquarters of the Twenty-Third Pennsylvania Regiment, on the Occasion of the Presentation of Regimental Colors, by the State of Pennsylvania, Saturday, December 14--." The accompanying article, on page 119, was titled "Camp Graham and Its Festivities."
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