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Interior - Ft. Sumter

Ink on paper
Support size: 14 7/8 x 20 inches; Image size: 14 7/8 x 20 inches
1961

Although she extensively traveled the world, Corrie McCallum sketched both the far-off and the familiar. This interior view of Fort Sumter—a historical island, naval fortification in the Charleston harbor—displays the artist’s dedication to capturing her surroundings with an assured hand detailing the multi-arched interior structure of the fort which was damaged one hundred years prior in the American Civil War.