Union bass drum with two drum sticks, one spur, a Civil War medal, and drum strap. It was used in Masonic parades after the war in Indiana. Written around the drum head are the names of the battles Shiloh, Chickamauga, and Stones River.
Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee
White clapboard schoolhouse with three chimneys on a peaked roof. The building is a Rosenwald design and gives the overall appearance of being pristine. An extended roof covers the front porch and door. The yard is landscaped with trees and...
William Strickland's sketch of an unnamed suspension bridge crossing the Saone River. Strickland provides detailed descriptions of the bridge, as well as measurements. The sketch covers two pages in the sketchbook.
William Strickland's sketch of the wheel and flange of the Great Western Railway. The sketch shows details of the metalwork used in securing the rails. Dimensions of the various bolts and nuts are shown.
William Strickland's watercolor drawing of the fortress of Radicofani, and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. A small house and a village are shown in the sketch. Strickland provides a handwritten description of the scene.
Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."