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The First Gun at Fort Sumter (Major Robert Anderson)

ca. 1861? Alban Jasper Conant Born: Chelsea, Vermont 1821 Died: New York, New York 1915 oil on canvas 102 x 63 in. (259.1 x 160.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Larz Anderson 1924.4.1 Not currently on view


Keywords

History - United States - Battle of Fort Sumter

History - United States - Civil War

History - United States - flag

Object - weapon - cannon

Occupation - military - major

Portrait male - Shannon, James Jebusa - full length

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Alban Jasper Conant

Born: Chelsea, Vermont 1821 Died: New York, New York 1915