© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9307
People
After Winslow Homer, American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Engraved by Unidentified Artist
Title
War for the Union 1862 - A Cavalry Charge
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Harper's Weekly, vol. VI, no. 288, July 5, 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: 34.9 × 52.9 cm (13 3/4 × 20 13/16 in.)
sheet: 40.7 × 56.1 cm (16 × 22 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper left: 424
  • inscription: upper center: HARPER'S WEEKLY.
  • inscription: upper right: 425
  • inscription: lower center, below image: THE WAR FOR THE UNION, 1862 - A CAVALRY CHARGE
Provenance
W. G. Russell Allen, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1938
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
F. 58
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of W. G. Russell Allen
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
M9307
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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