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The Artilleryman

Creator:
Curteich
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
1974
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0486
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This color 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. The caption and narrative text are printed on the left side. The number 4EK-122 is printed in the stamp placement block. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.