Printed by
The Easel Monument Association, American, founded 1895
Subject of
Kelly, James A., American
Grand Army of the Republic, American, 1866 - 1956
54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865
Robert G. Shaw, American, 1837 - 1863
Kelly, Ella D., American
Kelly, Sarah J., American
Kelly, Lucian G., American
Kelly, Alace L., American
Kelly, Carrie B., American
Kelly, Vivain, American
Date
1897
Medium
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 34 13/16 × 26 15/16 × 2 1/16 in. (88.5 × 68.5 × 5.2 cm)
Description
A lithograph honorarium for James A. Kelly. The lithograph shows a depiction of a national monument for the Grand Army of the Republic and kindred societies at center. The print also depicts an idealized cityscape with formally dressed people looking at the proposed monument known as the "Triangular Easel Monument." In the center of the monument is handwritten text outlining Kelly’s service record during the Civil War. The memorial was presented to Kelly by his six children on March 20, 1897. The lithograph is mounted and framed.
Classification
Visual Arts
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
lithographs
Topic
Fraternal organizations
Military
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865
United States Colored Troops
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.5.1.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dde32c6c-3d31-4ad0-a8ca-ba5821620618
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