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Two Vignettes of the Guard House near Langley, Virginia (Interior and Exterior); verso: sketches of people and an alligator

Object Number: 
1945.580.10
Date: 
1861-1862
Medium: 
Graphite on gray paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/16 x 9 15/16 in. (18.9 x 25.2 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Etiquette below upper vignette inscribed in graphite: "GUARD HOUSE NEAR LANGLEY"; at lower center: "in the Guard House"; verso inscribed and signed at left vertically: "In Charge of the Provost Marshall / Leut Lumley"
Description: 
Civil War Drawings Collection. Engraved for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1 February 1862 (XIII:323):161, as "Campaign on the Potomac--Guard-house near Langley, Va., with Rebel Prisoners."
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