"Virginia" W.G.B. Squadron

1864
Frederick Albert Castle (American, 1842–1902)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0915

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.7 x 22.7 cm (5 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.315

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Civil War Drawing. Verso: graphite sketches

Inscription

Inscribed lower center: "VIRGINIA". Fourth Class. Screw. 7 guns. 581 Tonnage / W.G.B. Squadron / (Formerly a [something illegible] manner)
Inscribed lower right: New Orleans, Aug. 30th 1864

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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