Archive Record

Object Name Drawing
Catalog Number 1991.044.003
Description Drawing - "Chattanooga from Artist's camp." Pen, graphite on white paper. Lower right - artist working at easel beside tent. Ruined structure in center. View from Stringers Ridge towards Chattanooga and Cameron Hill. Union Bridge seen in distance. Tennessee River winds off into distance towards north. Artist - Theodore R. Davis.

During the Civil War, Davis sketched in Chattanooga for Harper's Weekly. He returned again in the 1890s, resketching the same areas.
Date 1864
Extent of Description 8.00" x 10.50"
Framed size: 17.50" x 20.50"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Art
Accession number 1991.044