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Likely New Bern, NC, by Private George A. Wilson, Co. "G," 17th Massachusetts Volunteers, pencil on lined octavo stationery, its caption reads " our quarters...the old ones for 7 men," shown is a small house with an outdoor brick oven attached to its chimney. Professionally matted in gold-toned wooden frame, an empty early 20th century envelope from Boston is affixed to the frame's backing and is inscribed "G A Wilson's Drawings & Confederate Money." George Wilson was a 27 year-old shoemaker when, in 1861, he enlisted for three years. He mustered out right on schedule in 1864.
DOA 16.75 x 13.75 in.Objects from the Bob Timberlake Collection, Lexington, NC
Selected objects from The Bob Timberlake Collection Bob Timberlake, an internationally acclaimed realist painter, furniture maker, author, and philanthropist lives in Lexington, North Carolina. Primarily known for his watercolor paintings, his depiction of life in his Native North Carolina has endeared his work to an international audience.
The drawing remains strong and displays no fading.
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