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Safe and Dry: Gen. Butler on stilts near Fort Hatteras

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Inscription

Lower Center in graphite pencil in the flag: Fort Hatteras LR in graphite pencil in barrel: Life Preserver B.F.B.

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

1861–65

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1032

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.5 x 12.2 cm (7 11/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1751

Medium or Technique

Graphite on buff paper

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