A Bivouack In Safety Or Florida Troops Preventing A Surprise. This inhuman war has already cost the people of the United States $30,000,000, without any prospect of its being brought to a termination.

Caption and Copyright: This artwork is in the public domain.
Artist/Maker: Henry Dacre (American, born c. 1820)
Lithographer: Henry R. Robinson (American, died 1850)
Publisher: Henry R. Robinson (American, died 1850)
Date: issued 1840
Dimensions:
Composition: 10 1/4 × 16 1/4 in. (26 × 41.3 cm)
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 1/8 in. (29.2 × 43.5 cm)
Medium: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection of Hamilton College
Object number: 1973.6
Not on View
DescriptionTent with 6 troopers in bizarre costume, at ease; file of dogs in uniform.
Additional Details
SignatureSigned "HD" at lower left in stone.
Inscribed"A BIVOUACK IN SAFETY OR FLORIDA TROOPS PREVENTING A SURPRISE. / This inhuman war has already cost the people of the United States $30,000,000, without any prospect of its being brought to a termination." at lower center in typeset in black ink; "H.P. Robinson" on verso at lower right in pencil.
Markings None noted.
Published References Hough, Samuel J. and Penelope R.O. Hough, THE BEINECKE LESSER ANTILLES COLLECTION AT HAMILTON COLLEGE: A CATOLOGUE OF BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PRINTS, MAPS, AND DRAWINGS (Trustees of Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 1994), 338, catalogue no. P49.
Provenance 1971: Hamilton College, by gift of Walter Beinecke, Jr.