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

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • A scrap of paper

    • Drawing; Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908; Simpson, J. Palgrave (James Palgrave), 1807-1887; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the three-act comedy, A Scrap of Paper, J. Palgrave Simpson's adaptation of Victorien Sardou's play, Les Pattes de mouche. In this sketch, two women standing in a well-furnished...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Formation of Guerilla Bands

    • Etchings; Guerrillas--Southern States; Propaganda, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction & pillage; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Guerrillas; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Underground...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts guerrilla bands formed by Southerners dispossessed by the war.
    • 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.
    • General Stuart's Raid to the White House

    • Etchings; Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry--History; McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885; Propaganda, Confederate; Raids (Military science)--History--19th century; Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart's reconnaissance ride around Union General George McClellan's headquarters (White House) in Virginia in June of 1862, during which he and his men captured wagons and...
    • General Stuart's Return from Pennsylvania

    • Etchings; Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry--History; Propaganda, Confederate; Raids (Military science)--History--19th century; Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Cavalry operations;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart's return from his October 1862 raid into Maryland and as far north as Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, where he and his men secured horses, mules, and other supplies.
    • 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 -...

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