1. Creator/Author:
  2. Louis Prang (17)

Battle of Fredericksburg

Creator:
Louis Prang, Thure de Thulstrup
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1886
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1340
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 Fredericksburg. Groups of Union soldiers row boats across a river toward the opposite bank, where Confederate soldiers await. A small town dots the landscape in the background. 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