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Browsing items in: Adalbert Volck Etchings - Enoch Pratt Free Library

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    • Worship of the North

    • Abolitionists; Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Etchings; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872;...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts and satirizes Northern sympathizers such as Henry Ward Beecher, Charles Sumner, Horace Greeley, Ben Butler, President Abraham Lincoln, General Harry Halleck, General Winfield Scott, General David Hunter,...
    • Jemison's Jayhawkers

    • Abolitionists; Etchings; Jennison, Charles Rainsford, 1834-1884; Propaganda, Confederate; United States. Army. Kansas Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1865)--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction & pillage;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Jemison's Jayhawkers. Charles R. Jennison (correct spelling of name), an abolitionist and calvary colonel, led the Union 7th Kansas Calvary Regiment on "jayhawking" raids against proslavery residents of Kansas...
    • Butler's Prisoners at Fort St. Philip

    • African American soldiers--History--19th century; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Caricatures and cartoons; Etchings; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects;...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts New Orleans citizens wearing ball and chain while performing manual labor under the guard of Union soldiers at Fort St. Philip, which had been captured by Admiral David Farragut and General Benjamin F. Butler....
    • Free Negroes in the North

    • African Americans--Social conditions--19th century; Etchings; Propaganda, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Caricatures and cartoons;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts free negroes living in poverty in an area of the city where questionable activities, such as the sale of a corpse, a fight, and soldiers dancing in a house of ill repute, can be seen.
    • Battle in Baltimore - April 19, 1861

    • Baltimore (Md.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Etchings; Propaganda, Confederate; Riots--Maryland--Baltimore--History--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts the Battle in Baltimore that occurred April 19, 1961. Also known as the Baltimore riot of 1861 (Pratt Street riot or Pratt Street massacre), this etching depicts the attack by Southern sympathizers on troops...
    • Election in Baltimore - 1862

    • Banners; Elections--Maryland--Baltimore; Etchings; Monuments--Maryland--Baltimore; Propaganda, Confederate;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts the 1862 election in Baltimore, including Union troops and sympathizers parading under a "Hail to Columbia--Happy Land" banner. The George Washington monument can be seen in the background.
    • Writing the Emancipation Proclamation

    • Brown, John, 1800-1859; Emancipation Proclamation; Etchings; Haiti--Foreign public opinion, American--History--19th century; Propaganda, Confederate; Slave insurrections--Haiti--History--19th century;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation. In the etching Lincoln has his foot on the U. S. Constitution, a devil holds the inkwell, a bottle of liquor and glasses sit on a table, and pictures...
    • Bombastes Furioso

    • Burlesques; Drawing; Rhodes, William Barnes, 1772-1826; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the Thomas (i.e., William) Barnes Rhodes burlesque drama, Bombastes Furioso. In this illustration, the lavishly dressed Distaffina sits in a chair next to a spinning wheel with her arm...
    • Lincoln and his puppets

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Caricatures and cartoons; Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873; Etching; Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln as a puppeteer dressed in a jester's attire. Lincoln holds a sword, and the hilt of the sword is topped with a miniature jester's head. With his free hand Lincoln gestures toward a number of...
    • Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Caricatures and cartoons; Don Quixote (Fictitious character); Etching; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Panza, Sancho (Fictitious character);
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln as Don Quixote and Benjamin Butler as Sancho Panza. Lincoln and Butler were frequent subjects of Volck's caricatures, and this etching is an example of one such caricature that speaks to...
    • Simon Tappertit - General Butler

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Caricatures and cartoons; Etching;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck in which General Benjamin F. Butler, who later ran for governor of Massachusetts many times before being elected in 1882, is portrayed as Simon Tappertit, a character in Charles Dickens' book, Barnaby Rudge. Tappertit was...
    • Heroic Butler

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Caricatures and cartoons; Etching;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that ridicules General Benjamin F. Butler. The irony of Volck's use of the term "heroic" is brought into relief by the fact that Butler has outfitted himself with an array of devices - stilts and bladders filled with air -...
    • Our boys

    • Byron, Henry J. (Henry James), 1835-1884; Drawing; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the British dramatist Henry J. Byron comedy, Our Boys. In the scene there are three groups of people standing in a high-ceilinged Victorian drawing room. In the center of the room is a...
    • A lesson in love

    • Cheltnam, Charles Smith, 1823-1912; Drawing; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the Charles Smith Cheltnam three-act comedy, A Lesson in Love. In this scene, which takes place outside a country home amid trees and greenery, there are five people. Two women are...
    • Son and stranger

    • Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872; Drawing; Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847; Operetta; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketches by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the operetta, Son and Stranger. Thought to be the Henry Fothergill Chorley translation of Felix Mendelssohn's operetta, Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde, the story is about a rogue who...
    • A quartette

    • Concerts; Drawing; Musicians; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck entitled "A Quartette." In this sketch, members of the Wednesday Club have gathered for the performance of a string quartet. Frank Clark and Frank Frick are the two men standing at the far left. George B. Coale is seated in...

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