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Nocturnal Encampment of Duryea's Zouaves (5th New York Infantry), Virginia

Object Number: 
1951.86
Date: 
1862
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, and selective glazing on heavy paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 18.1 x 27.3 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed and dated, lower right: McIlvaine-1862
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in brown watercolor: "McIlvaine. 1862."; at lower center outside image in graphite: "Encampment of Duryea's Zouaves / Virginia 1862"; below at lower left: "By William MacIlvaine, / of the Regiment"
Gallery Label: 
This Civil War study was done by the artist while serving as a member of the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry (Duryee's Zouaves).
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Accessions Sales Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group