Fort Hatteras Interior

August 29, 1861
Theodor Kaufmann (American (born in Germany), 1814–1896)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0969

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.1 x 29.5 cm (8 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.857

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Canons and rounds on battlements of fort. Drawing for wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly, September 21, 1861, p. 598, “…from drawings made on the afternoon of Thursday, 29th, by Mr. Kaufmann.”

Inscription

Inscribed below in graphite: Inside of Fort Hatteras, Thursday 3 O'clock; notes on verso.

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