Published by L. Prang & Co., 1885. Boston
Chromolithograph in Color
Very scarce chromolithograph of General and later President Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, surrounded by nine scenes of his career from West Point graduation in 1843 to Lee's surrender in 1865, including artillery crew in the Tower of Chapultepec, Mexico, 1847; drilling Volunteers, 1861; Fort Donelson, 1862; Shiloh, 1862; Siege of Vicksburg, 1863; Chattanooga, 1863; appointment by Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief, 1864.
Clockwise from lower left the scenes show:
1843: Grant graduates West Point
1847: In the tower at Chapultepec
1861: Drilling his Volunteers
1862: Fort Donelson
1862: The Battle of Shiloh
1863: The Siege of Vicksburg
1863: The Battle of Chattanooga
1865: The Surrender of Gen. Lee
Outstanding original example mounted in fully archival materials. Only the second we’ve offered in thirty years. The photos do not do this one justice, ready to hang and enjoy!!!
Inventory Number: PRI 151