1. Creator/Author:
  2. Thure de Thulstrup (13)

Battle of Spottsylvania

Creator:
Louis Prang, Thure de Thulstrup
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1886
Materials:
paper, print
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 32 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0379
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

Chromolithograph depicts the Battle of Spottsylvania [sic]. The print features the Union Army battling the Confederate Army in hand to hand combat in pouring rain on muddy ground. Bayonets are raised in the air and both sides fly their flags. For more information on this and other Prang Civil War chromolithographs, see Prang's Civil War Pictures: the Complete Battle Chromos of Louis Prang with the Full "Descriptive Texts" edited and with an introduction by Harold Holzer. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum