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Object Name Painting
Title Robert Houstoun Anderson
Catalog Number 0985.03.00203
Date ca. 1861-1865
Description Oil on canvas portrait painting of a male subject in oval format. The subject is wearing a uniform and is shown from the waist up in a full frontal pose.
Material paint (oil); textile (canvas); wood
Dimensions H-29.5 W-26.5 inches
Owner Regiment Asst. Adj., Gen. W. H. T. Walker's Staff
1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters
5th Georgia Cavalry
Anderson's Brigade (including 5th GA Cav., 3rd, 8th, 10th, and 12th Confederate Cavalry)
Made Creator unknown, Confederate, ca. 1861-1865
Provenance The portrait's subject is Brig. Gen. Robert Houstoun Anderson, reportedly painted during the war by a Confederate soldier.
People Anderson, Robert Houstoun