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Libby Prison, Union Prisoners at Richmond

Creator:
Coupil & Co.
Location:
New York
Origin Date:
1863
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 15 1/2 in x 24 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0723
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This print depicts an interior scene, possibly a cellar. Dozens of Union prisoners are dressed in blue uniform and are engaged in various activities: cleaning, smoking, reading letters, sleeping and playing cards. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum