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Object Name Drawing
Title Bridge Near Bingen
Catalog Number 1977.19.31
Creator Kaign, Samuel
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Paper/Graphite
Dimensions H-4.938 W-3.625 inches
Description This drawing is of a bridge over a river in Germany. A tall building sits to the right of the river, and two houses sit to the left. The river flows between two mountains and off into the distance, which also contains a row of trees. A cluster of trees sits on the bank between the right side of the bridge and the river in the foreground. Below the pencil drawing is handwritten, "Bridge over the Nahe, / near Bingen / on the Rhine."
Notes Kaign, the donor's husband's great uncle, was born in Virginia on June 16, 1833. He served as a surgeon during the Civil War.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Kaighn, Samuel
Subjects Drawing
Pen works
Search Terms German
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS