Libby Prison - Inventory Number: PRI 140
This lithograph is entitled “Libby Prison – The Only Picture in Existence” by J.L. Barlow | circa 1882 | Published by Mountcastle, Richmond, Virginia | The print depicts Libby Prison “As it appeared August 23, 1863” – its detail shows three men and a child standing in the foreground with tents labeled “C.S.A.” immediately behind them, and the Libby Prison building in the background. This example is marked “Compliments of Phil Kearney Post NO. 10, G.A.R. Richmond, Va.”. It is housed in an original period frame with wavy glass. Frame measures 16 1/2" w x14 3/8" l.
Inventory Number: PRI 140