I Surrender If You Promise To Protect This Young Lady
Date: 1887
Medium: Ink on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 11 7/8 × 12 1/2 in. (30.2 × 31.8 cm) mat: 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Illustration Citation: "How the Yankees Came to Blackwood," by Louise Herrick, in St. Nicholas, January 1888
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1978
Object Number: 1978-298
About: Louise Herrick narrates an autobiographical story about her childhood experiences in Virginia during the Civil War. Edward Kemble illustrates an episode when a Confederate townsman prevents her from being swept away in the chaos when Union forces commandeer the area.
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