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upper left printed in black ink: No 3.; upper center printed in black ink: NEW YORK STATE MILITIA.; upper right printed in black ink: PL.3.; lower right in the image printed in black ink: T3.53.; lower center printed in black ink: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853, by Otto Boetticher, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern Disctrict of N.Y. / 9th Regiment, / (Field Officer.) / Published by Otto Boetticher, 289 Broadway, N.Y.; lower left printed in black ink: 1st Division.; lower right printed in black ink: 3rd Bridgae.; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: 58; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 20.00

Provenance

(Bernard Conwell Carlitz, Philadelphia, PA); purchased through the Mary E. Maxwell Fund by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1953; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art