Lot 78: 5 Kurz & Allison Civil War Battle Prints

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Five 19th century Civil War Battle Chromolithographs by Kurz & Allison, including some notable Tennessee battles. All approximately 21" x 28" sheet size, image 17-1/2" x 24-1/2". Unframed. Includes The Battle of Fort Donelson, copyrighted 1887; The Battle of Antietam, coprighted 1888; The Battle of Shiloh, copyrighted 1886; and The Assault on Fort Sanders, copyrighted 1891. Also includes a framed 19th century chromolithograph of the Civil War Battle of Stones River (near Murfreesboro, Tennessee) by Kurz & Allison, copyrighted 1891. Ebonized frame with gilt rabbet edge, 28" x 35". Provenance: a Private Middle Tennessee collection. Condition: All with general toning. Fort Donelson: Several edge tears and losses including 3 tears affecting 2", 3", and 6" of image sides, some light foxing in margins. Antietam: Edge tears and losses including two tears affecting 3/4" and 1" of image at sides, old tape repairs and a light narrow stain to center sky. Shiloh: 4" loss at lower margin, nearly all left margin torn and re-taped, tape at lower and upper edges. Fort Sanders: A few side margin tears, including 2 each affecting 1" of image, taped; light stain to back along left margin not visible from front, good colors. Stone's River is in very good condition with some light overall toning, water stain to paper backing, not affecting image.