Entrance of the Fifty-fifth Massachusetts (colored) Regiment into Charleston, Feburary 21, 1865
After Thomas Nast (American (born in Germany), 1840–1902)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Legacy: 11.3 x 16.6 cm (4 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.) Sheet: 14.9 x 22.8 cm (5 7/8 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
From drawing by Thomas Nast, accession no. 59.940. Col. Bennett reining in his horse center. Exultant Negro waving his hat, and numerous bystanders. Ruinded buildings behind.
Inscribed below: ENTRANCE OF THE FIFTY FIFTH MASSAHUSETTS (COLORED) REGIMENT INTO CHARLESTON. / FEB. 21 1865.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA October 13, 1976
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875