William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the "New Falls at Tivoli." The three segemented falls are pictured in the foreground, surrounded by wooded hillsides near Tivoli. Strickland gives a brief history of the falls.
A stone monument shown behind an iron fence and gate. The inscription on this sketch states that this was the site of the Crawford Home, Lancaster County, S. C., where Andrew Jackson was reared. This item was a part of a collection owned by Mr. 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.
Drawing of life inside Andersonville Prisoner of War Camp. Large central image depicts events in the camp and are numbered with a legend beneath describing each. Images of specific events surround the central image.
Prisons; Prisoners of war; Forts & fortifications; Military facilities
Pencil sketch of one side of this prison for Confederate soldiers drawn by Dr. William Mark Eames, Federal surgeon. On the back of the image appears the notation, "Picture of Fort Deleware Del which Dr drew while there in 1864 guarding rebel...
The front plate of William Strickland's European architectural sketchbook. The sketch shows a watercolor drawing of a vine-covered monument with a Latin inscription. The translation reads: "Selected profane and sacred images of Britain and Roman...
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."
Rough sketch from John Johnston's Civil War Reminiscences of the battlefield for the Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864, showing the Franklin-Columbia Pike, Federal trench, Confederate lines, and topographic features.