Springfield Landing Below Port Hudson
June 11, 1863
John R. Hamilton (American, active in 1863–1867)
Karolik (Civil War) 0959
Sheet: 27.1 x 36.9 cm (10 11/16 x 14 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on paper, laid down
Not On View
Steamer on the river. Reproduced wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly, July 11, 1863, p. 437; text p. 446.
Inscribed in the river, right: Another (something illegible) or two in foreground / disembarking troops, (something illegible) to; below graphite framing: View of Springfield Landing - below Port Hudso. taken from on board the Keneo Gunboat - June 11 /63- / In the distance are seen the Monangaheloa, Richmond and Jennefree bombarding the forts.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875