OIL ON PAPER PAINTING OF WINCHESTER, VA. BY GEORGE L. FRANKENSTEIN. MADE IN THE FIELD SHORTLY BEFORE OR AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE CIVIL WAR. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH ALONG VALLEY PIKE WITH MAGILL-KELLER HOUSE & DARLINGTON HOUSE AT NORTH END OF TOWN (FORT HILL).BATTLEFIELD SERIES NO. 3 OF THE GEORGE L. FRANKENSTEIN MEMORIAL COLLECTION. FRAMED (GRAY WOOD) & UNDER GLASS. Origin: WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA.
Not only soldiers lived in camps. Refugees endured similar hardships. This painting depicts a civilian family of six [4 females and 2 males] standing and sitting in from of a window in their parlor ruined by the Union bombardment of Fredericksburg, VA, grandfather and child seated at right with young woman standing next to them, grandmother, young woman, small boy and slave child standing to left of window.
ORIGINAL PROFILE PORTRAIT OF DR. ISAAC HENRY BY ARTIST CHARLES B.J. ST. MEMIN. CRAYON (PASTEL/ CHARCOAL) ON PAPER. MATTED & FRAMED UNDER GLASS. ORIGINAL WOODEN FRAME BACKING (b) IS SEPARATE (REMOVED BY CONSERVATORS). Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.
Material: Paper, Wood. L: 63, W: 48, T 2.8 Cm. Poor Condition Originally: Light Damage, Water Stains, Inactive Insect Infestation, Paper Torn When Reframed