The Battle of Gettysburg

Currier & Ives, American, 1857 - 1907



Hand colored lithograph on paper

Sheet: 20 × 25 15/16 in. (50.8 × 65.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Julius Bartlett Lankes



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Below image, left: PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, ; below image, center: Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1863, by Currier and Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of United States, for the Southern District of New York.; below image, center: GENL. [L superscript] SICKLES. / GENL. [L superscript] MEADE.; below image, right: 152 NASSAU ST [T superscript] NEW YORK.; Below title, centered: THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, PA. [A superscript] JULY 3D. [D superscript] 1863. / This terrific and bloody conflict between the gallant "Army of the Potomac," commanded by General George G. Meade, and the hosts of the rebel "Army of the East" under General Lee, was commenced on Wednesday July 1st [st superscript] and ended on Friday the 3rd [rd superscript] at 5 O'Clock P.M. – The decisive Battle was fought on Friday, ending in the complete rout and dispersion of the Rebel Army. – A Nations thanks and undying fame ever crown the Arms of the heroic soldiers who fought with such unflinching bravery this long and desperate fight.; in graphite, bottom right corner: $85-


Julius Bartlett Lankes (1915-2010); bequeathed to present collection; catalogued, 2013.

Catalogue Raisonne

Peters, Currier & Ives 843; Conningham 406; Gale 0452

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