Libby Prison.
 Blythe, David Gilmour, 1815-1865

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Title:Libby Prison
Notes:This is a rendering of the interior of Libby Prison, a Confederate Civil War facility in Richmond, Virginia. It was formerly a tobacco warehouse and was converted in 1861 to a prison for Union officers. Unsanitary and crowded conditions led to a high number of deaths in 1863-64.
Date:1863
Artist:Blythe, David Gilmour, 1815-1865
Building:Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Object/Function:Painting
City/Town:Boston
State:MA
Country:United States

Scripture:Psalm 120
Psalm 9:15-20
Isaiah 42:1-9
Lectionary links:CProp09
BHoly01
General Subject:Prison

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Attribution:Blythe, David Gilmour, 1815-1865. Libby Prison, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=50259 [retrieved December 8, 2016]. Original source: http://www.mfa.org/.
Record Number:50259 Last Updated: 2012-02-03 18:47:02 Record Created: 2007-03-14 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition