Graphite on two sheets of ivory paper
Overall: 5 x 19 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 50.2 cm )
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Crane / Hilton Head S.C. / 62"; various annotations throughout; verso inscribed at upper center: "Portion of the New Fortifications on Hilton Head S.C. / and view of some of the encampments -- / Sketch'd Jan 4th / 62"
Civil War Drawings Collection. Engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 25 January 1862 (XII:322):148-157[sic 149], as "Exterior View of the Fortifications Erected by the Federal Troops at Hilton Head near Port Royal, S.C.--From a sketch by our Special Artist W. H.[sic T.] Crane". Accompanying article: "Volunteers Going to Work on Hilton Head Fortifications", p. 149, with another print. Also reproduced in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes, 1896.
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
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