The Yankee Prison over the Pearl River, Jackson, Mississippi

1863
Thomas C. Fletcher (American, 1787–1866)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0948

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 x 20.2 cm (6 5/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.842

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on blue ruled paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

The artist was confined here by the Confederates, February 1863. Reproduced in wood engraving in Harpers’s Weekly, June 6, 1863. p. 364; text, p. 362.

Inscription

Inscribed above: The Yankee Prison o'er the Pearl.

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