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.

Date Made: 1864

Original Artist: Darley, Felix Octavius Carr

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Virginia, Norfolk

Subject: African American

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Ferris Collection, Communications, Art


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mrs. J. L. Gerome Ferris

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.16635Catalog Number: 16635Accession Number: 119780

Object Name: drawing

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


Record Id: nmah_795068

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