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Object Name Painting
Catalog Number 2013.026
Scope & Content Portrait: Charcoal drawing with frame of William Edward Partington of Purcell Battery. Bust-style pose with subject looking straight at the viewer. Subject is wearing a jacket with a straight collar and shoulder bar epaullets, and a kepi. Written in charcoal beneath image is: "William Edward Partington. Enlisted in Purcell Battery., Richmond Virginia. July 18, 1861. Reinlisted to 1865. Corporal to 1st Gun was in 18 battles wounded June 26, 1862 meshanicville, and Dec, 13, 1862. Fredericksburg Captain R. Luursey Walker first Captain Willie Johnson Pegram Second." Image is drawn on brown paper in charcoal with red outlines and white highlights. Double matted; previously framed with glass window (removed from frame, but adhered to matting, so matting retained.)
People Partington, William Edward