Black ink over graphite on ivory paper
Overall: 6 1/4 x 9 1/8 in. ( 15.9 x 23.2 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Civil War Drawings Collection.This cartoon satirizes the extended military standoff between General McClellan
James B. Wilbur Fund
Inscribed at lower center in black ink: "24 weeks on the Potomac."; verso inscribed along upper edge in graphite: "Cartoon 'Masterly Inactivity' or 'Six Months on the Potomac' / in 'Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper'. Feb 1, 1862"; engraving published with signature "A.B.", for Albert Berghaus, Leslie's master engraver and artist
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
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