Promotion Certificate, Union Army

1862
J. V. N. Throop (American, 1794–about 1861), Orramel Hinckley Throop (American, born in 1798)


Dimensions

Sheet: 44.1 x 34.9 cm (17 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.702

Medium or Technique

Engraving on vellum

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

promoting Hiram Schofield to Assistant Adjutant General, engraving text ornamented with eagle, flag, armor, ornaments of war
From civilwar scrapbook.

Inscription

UL in pen and red ink:
Recorded. Volume 17. Page 80. Adjutant General's Office, June 11, 1862. Sgd. L. Thomas Adj. Gen'l

Signed

In plate l.r.: "Engraved by J. V. N. and O. H. Throop Washn. City"

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA October 13, 1976

Credit Line

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