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

Battle of Port Hudson

Creator:
Louis Prang, Thure de Thulstrup
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1886
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1341
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 Port Hudson. The print features Confederate batteries stationed in the right foreground, firing down onto Union gunboats on the Mississippi River in the middle ground and background. The scene is dark and clouded with cannon smoke. 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