Norfolk, 1864

Description (Brief)
Felix Darley made this 1864 sheet of signed pencil sketches of African Americans in Norfolk, Virginia, during the Civil War. The city was held by the Union Army from 1862 and became a haven for thousands of escaped slaves.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1864
original artist
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 27.5 cm x 38 cm; 10 13/16 in x 14 15/16 in
place made
United States: Virginia, Norfolk
ID Number
GA*16635
catalog number
16635
accession number
119780
subject
African American
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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