Archive Record

Object Name Drawing
Catalog Number 1991.044.001
Description Drawing - "Chattanooga from west side of Cameron Hill". Ink and graphite. Drawing on white paper. Artist - Theodore R. Davis. In foreground, a gully and rows of houses, mills or foundries with smoking stacks. In background, the Tennessee River and Lookout Mountain.

During the Civil War, Davis sketched in Chattanooga for Harper's Weekly. He returned again in the 1890s, resketching the same areas.
Date 1890 circa
Extent of Description 9.00" x 14.75"
Frame size: 19.00" x 24.87"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Art
Accession number 1991.044