Admiral Porter's Gunboats Passing the Red River Dam, Louisiana

1864
James Madison Alden (American, active in 1860)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0907

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.2 x 74.1 cm (15 13/16 x 29 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.927

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Through opening in dam left gunboat moving down river, rest of flotilla to follow.

Inscription

LR in red wash: J. M. Alden/ 1864

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875