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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9303
People
After Winslow Homer, American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Engraved by Unidentified Artist
Title
Rebels Outside Their Works at Yorktown Reconnoitring with Dark Lanterns - Sketched by Mr. Winslow Homer
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Harper's Weekly, vol. VI, no. 281, May 17, 1862
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1862
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood engraving and letterpress on off-white laid paper
Technique
Wood engraving
Dimensions
block: 27.8 × 23.4 cm (10 15/16 × 9 3/16 in.)
sheet: 40.7 × 27.4 cm (16 × 10 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: above image: HARPER's WEEKLY. / A / JOURNAL OF CIVILIZATION. / Vol. VI. - No. 281.] NEW YORK, SATURDAY, MAY 17, 1862. [SINGLE COPIES SIX CENTS. $2 50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE . / Entered according to an Act of Congress, in the Year 1862, by Harper & Brothers, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.
  • inscription: below block, letterpress: REBELS OUTSIDE THEIR WORKS AT YORKTOWN RECONNOITRING WITH DARK LANTERNS. - Sketched by Mr. Winslow Homer. - [See Page 315.]
Provenance
W. G. Russell Allen, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1938
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Foster 53
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of W. G. Russell Allen
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
M9303
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Winslow Homer: Eyewitness, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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