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New Market Battle Painting

Creator:
Colourpicture
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1955-1965
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0481
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This color postcard is a reproduction of a painting by Benjamin West Clinedinst, a Virginia Military Institute alumnus. The painting depicts the charge of Virginia Military Insttitute cadets in the Civil War Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864. The painting is located in Viriginia Military Institute's Jackson Memorial Hall. The postcard reverse is divided. Narrative text is printed on the left side. The number K-7573 is printed in the stamp placement block. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.