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The Infantryman

Creator:
Mayer Post Card Co.
Location:
Virginia, Chesterfield
Origin Date:
1965-1975
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0487
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 infantryman 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 134330 is printed along the bottom edge near the middle. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.