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The Artilleryman

Creator:
Tichnor Bros., Inc.
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1930-1950
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0482
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This linen postcard features a reproduction of a watercolor painting by William Ludwell Sheppard depicting an artilleryman in the Confederate army during the United States Civil War, 1861-1865. This painting is one of a series of three by the artist in the collection of the Confederate Museum in Richmond, Virginia. The postcard reverse is divided. Narrative text is printed on the left side. The number 90757 is printed in the stamp placement block. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.