Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia.
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Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia.

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Date made: n.d.
Maker: Sinclair, Thomas; Queen, James
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Image size: Image: 16 1/4 x 27 in.; 41.275 x 68.58 cm
ID number: DL*60.3799
Negative number: 2003-19631


Description:

Color print of an army installation on the banks of a river. A refreshment saloon in a building with a lean-to attached is at the right. Lines of enlisted men enter the building, where they are served by civilians before boarding a train on the far right. Troops in formation approach from the left. A crowd of spectators and a band are in the foreground. The names of people who were involved in accepting donations for the saloon are listed in the lower margin along with the names of committee members.