Requires Photography

U.S.S. "Bienville" W.G.B. SQN.

1864
Frederick Albert Castle (American, 1842–1902)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0916

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.8 x 19.8 cm (5 7/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.314

Medium or Technique

Graphite and gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Civil War Drawing. Verso: graphite sketch of a sail boat

Inscription

Inscribed in wash lower left: New Orleans, SEpt. 21st 1864 -
Inscribed in wash lower center: U.S.S. "Bienville." W.G.B. Sq'n. / Second Class. Paddle wheel. 11 guns. 1,558 tonnage.
Inscribed in wash lower right: Castle

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