Amon Carter print details

Martial Law

George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879)

Object Details

  • Date

    1872

  • Object Type

    Prints

  • Medium

    Mezzotint, stipple, and engraving

  • Contributors

    Engraved by John Sartain

  • Dimensions

    Image: 31 1/4 x 21 11/16 in.
    Sheet: 31 1/16 x 23 13/16 in.

  • Edition

    Proof

  • Inscriptions

    Recto:

    l.l.: PAINTED BY GEO. C. BINGHAM

    l.l.: [descriptive account, text of General Order No. 11]

    l.c.: ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1872 BY GEO. L. [sic] BINGHAM & CO. IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. \ PUBLISHED BY GEO. C. BINGHAM & CO. COLUMBIA & KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI / MARTIAL LAW \ AS EXEMPLIFIED IN THE DESOLATION OF BORDER COUNTIES OF MISSOURI, DURING THE ENFORCEMENT OF MILITARY ORDERS, \ ISSUED BY BRIGADIER GENERAL EWING, OF THE FEDERAL ARMY, FROM HIS HEAD QUARTERS, KANSAS CITY, AUGt. 25th 1863 \ Dedicated to the Friends of \ Civil Liberty, by the Publishers

    l.r.: ENGRAVED BY JOHN SARTAIN \ PROOF

    l.r.: [descriptive account, text of General Order No. 11]

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

  • Accession Number

    1971.43

  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

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