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The Capture Of Atlanta, Georgia, Sep.t 2.D 1864. By the Union Army, under Major Gen.l Sherman.
The Capture Of Atlanta, Georgia, Sep.t 2.D 1864. By the Union Army, under Major Gen.l Sherman. On the 30.th August, the Union Army, by the masterly strategy of Gen.l Sherman, made a rapid flank movement, cutting the Rail Road south of the City, attacking the rebels at Jonesboro, and capturing their guns and defences there. Hood, the rebel commander, finding himself completely outgeneraled, set fire to his stores, blew up his magazines, and "skedaddled." Gen.Slocum with the 20th Corps occupied the place and thus in the thrilling words of Sherman, "Atlanta is ours and fairly won.!!
Pubs by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau St. N.Y. [n.d. c.1864.]
Hand coloured lithograph, sheet 250 x 350mm (10 x 14"). Mountburn. Residues of tape.
View showing several Union troops entering Atlanta. Military officers on horseback salute, lead a cannon, and direct the troops. Also shows an infantry man nursing his ankle in the foreground and the ammunitions store on fire in the middle of the city in the background. The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Continuing their summer campaign to seize the important rail and supply hub of Atlanta, Union forces commanded by William Tecumseh Sherman (1820 91) overwhelmed and defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John Bell Hood (183179). Currier and Ives was a New York City printmaking business that operated between 1835 and 1907. Founded by Nathaniel Currier (1813 88), the company designed and sold inexpensive, hand painted lithographic works based on news events, views of popular culture and Americana.
[Ref: 60983]   £490.00  
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Moos Hunter.
Moos Hunter.
[after John Richard Coke Smyth]
[London: Thomas McLean, n.d., 1839.]
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Sheet (almost) 280 x 400mm (11 x 15¾"). Trimmed within image top right, repaired tears, corners cracked with loss. Vry damaged.
A Native American hunter, with a dead moose, from 'Sketches in the Canadas'.
[Ref: 60920]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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George Washington.
George Washington. From the Original Painting by Stuart.
[n.d. c.1850.]
Coloured steel engraving. 280 x 220mm (11 x 8¾"). Trimmed into plate at sides.
Oval head and shoulders portrait of George Washington (1732-1799) after Charles Gilbert Stuart.
[Ref: 60928]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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