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Print # 23, Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip

Object Number: 
PR.010.1.25
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Etching
Dimensions: 
Paper: 7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in. (20 x 26.4 cm) Image: 3 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (9.8 x 16.8 cm) Mat: 10 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. (26.4 x 34
Description: 
Interior view of fort, Union Zouave soldiers guard the gate and oversee captured Confederate soldiers, who have balls and chains attached to their feet and are engaged in physical labor. A fat Gen. Butler shows off the scene to a woman
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library, Confederate War Etchings File
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group