The City of Baton Rouge, Lousiana

1862
Theodore Russell Davis (American, 1840–1894)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0932

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.9 x 36.3 cm (5 1/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2781

Medium or Technique

Graphite and chinese white on paper (corners cut)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Steamships in the water, with Baton Rouge in the background. For wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly, August 30, 1862, p. 556, text p. 559.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphite: Wharf Boat / "Balton Rouge"; lower center: capitol; lower right: asylum

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 13, 1951

Credit Line

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