The Yankee Prison over the Pearl River, Jackson, Mississippi
Thomas C. Fletcher (American, 1787–1866)
Karolik (Civil War) 0948
Sheet: 16.1 x 20.2 cm (6 5/16 x 7 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite and wash on blue ruled paper
Not On View
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.
Inscribed above: The Yankee Prison o'er the Pearl.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875