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Painting: "In Hospital, 1861" or "In the Hospital, 1861"
Watercolor on paper, attached to cardboard backing. With gold-painted mat.
Depiction of a Confederate hospital ward, featuring a woman in a straw boater reading to a soldier with his arm in a sling, while another woman and two uniformed men tend to the wounded soldier in the next bed.
Signed in lower left corner, "W. L. Sheppard"
|Creator||Sheppard, William Ludwell|
Sheppard, William Ludwell
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries