Civil War Era Drawings from Becker Collection
Dates: September 10, 2016 - December 18, 2016
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Location: Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Address: 14th St & Anderson Ave, 14th and Lane, Manhattan, KS 66506
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (open until 8 p.m. Thursdays); noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
The Becker Archive (Boston MA) contains approximately 650 previously undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and colleagues; these 19th-century artists worked as artists-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper; documented Civil War images and other important events of 19th-century American history. Part of this traveling exhibit displayed at the U.S. Cavalry Museum at Fort Riley. Later interpretations of the Civil War by John Steuart Curry from the Beach collection also featured.