Fort Lyon, South of Alexandria

about 1862
Alfred Wordworth Thompson (American, 1840–1896)


Place Depicted: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1011

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 x 38.1 cm (5 3/4 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

55.884

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil, touched with white on tan paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two soldiers in foreground right; horse drawn wagon left; deforested hills and fort beyond.

Inscription

Lower margin in graphite pencil: notes including title; lower right; AT

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