THE BRAVE WIFE. George B. McClellan.


New York: Published by Currier & Ives, [c. 1862]. Hand-colored lithograph, 9-1/4" x 14," depicting Major General McClellan and Family. McClellan is in his uniform, two rows of gilt buttons down his chest. On the wall, behind McClellan, hangs a portrait of a Union Officer on a white horse leading a battle charge. His wife, in a formal red dress, clings to him protectively. McClellan's tearful son holds McClellan's right arm. Below the image and title an eight-line poem extols a soldier's long-suffering wife. Toned, some spotting beneath the image. The coloring is bright and fresh. Spotted on the blank verso. Good+.
Conningham C0651 [McClellan's buttons are not gilt]. Item #37450

Price: $500.00