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Confederate Blockhouse

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphite: BM.; below center: Confederate Blockhouse / Charlestown, VA remaining / in 1869

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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

1869

  • B. Mayer, American, active in Virginia, 1860s–70s
Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Accession Number

54.1736

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper, laid down

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