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The night after the battle
Currier & Ives, printer
Currier & Ives, publisher
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History
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Image of a woman in a hooded cape with a scarf covering her hair attending to wounded soldiers on a battlefield at night under a crescent moonlit sky during the American Civil War; one soldier holds a wounded man for the woman's examination as another holds a torch aloft for illumination; wounded and dead men and horses litter the field.
Printer supplied by cataloger based on printer/publisher history. "Published by Currier & Ives,"--text, bottom left margin. "152 Nassau St New York."--text, bottom right margin. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York."--text, bottom center margin. Unrelated text on verso about an illness, ms. in pencil: "As this is the only day [?] that I shall have for sometime I will answer immediately and will expects [sic] an answer as soon we have been at home..."
1 lithograph : hand colored ; overall 31.12 x 40.64 cm (12 1/4 x 16 in.)
Battlefields--Pictorial works
Nursing--Pictorial works
Soldiers--Pictorial works
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works
Women--Pictorial works
Lithographs--Color--1850-1875. (gmgpc)
Jay T. Last Collection
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American Civil War
The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library

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