Fifth Vermont Building a Bridge Near Lewinsville, Virginia

October 1861
Arthur Lumley (American, about 1837–1912)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0973

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.5 x 24 cm (6 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.860

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Men lifting logs for bridge over stream. Drawn for Frank Leslie’s”Weekly” (stamped), but apparently not used.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in graphite: Lumley / Oct 1861; Inscribed on mount in pen and ink: Fifth Vermont building a bridge near Lewinsville Va

Markings

Annotated lower left in type: An actual sketch, made on the spot by one / of the Special Artists of Frank Leslie's Illus- / trated Newspapaer. / Mr. Leslie holds the copyright and re- / serves the exclusive right of publication.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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