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Entrance of the Fifty-fifth Massachusetts (colored) Regiment into Charleston, Feburary 21, 1865

Inscription

Inscribed below: ENTRANCE OF THE FIFTY FIFTH MASSAHUSETTS (COLORED) REGIMENT INTO CHARLESTON. / FEB. 21 1865.

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA October 13, 1976

Credit Line

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

1865

  • After Thomas Nast, American (born in Landau, Germany), 1840–1902
  • Artist
Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

1976.701

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