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Fort Hatteras Just Before the Surrender

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Inscription

Inscribed in graphite above: Prime (something illegible); lower right: Hatteras Thursday 4 O'clock; on verso: Fort Hatteras / 1/2 an hour before the surrender. Our small force under Colonel Weber directly / under the walls. Original Sketch

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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

1861

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0970

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 x 29.7 cm (8 3/4 x 11 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.858

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors