Burial of Latane engraving, painted by W.H. Washington, engraved by A.G. Campbell, burial scene of white women and slaves burying a soldier of the 9th Virginia Cavalry. Image was originally a large painting by W.H. Washington. It then was mass produced as an engraving and became an iconic image of The Lost Cause in the post war effort in the late 19th century. Plate – 24" H x 31 1/2" W. Sight – 28 1/2" H x 35" W. Framed – 34 1/2" H x 41 3/4" W. American, 1868. Provenance: Private Ringgold, Georgia collection; among items purchased in the 1960's from the old location of the A. P. Stewart Chapter of the UDC (United Daughters of the Confederacy), formerly the Nathan Bedford Forrest UCV (United Confederate Veterans) home, St. Elmo, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Overall toning with two dark brown stain lines running vertically equal distance from the center and with acid burn and foxing. Approx. 1/2" scratch right lower center on skirt image.
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