Safe and Dry: Gen. Butler on stilts near Fort Hatteras

1861–65
Adalbert John ("V. Blada") Volck (American, 1828–1912)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1032

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.5 x 12.2 cm (7 11/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1751

Medium or Technique

Graphite on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Caricature portrait

Inscription

Lower Center in graphite pencil in the flag: Fort Hatteras
LR in graphite pencil in barrel: Life Preserver B.F.B.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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