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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9297
People
After Winslow Homer, American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Engraved by Unidentified Artist
Title
The Songs of the War
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Harper's Weekly, vol. 5, no. 256, November 23, 1861
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1861
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood engraving and letterpress on off-white laid paper
Technique
Wood engraving
Dimensions
block: 35.2 × 50.6 cm (13 7/8 × 19 15/16 in.)
sheet: 40.8 × 55 cm (16 1/16 × 21 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower center, in block: HOMER del.
  • inscription: above block, letterpress: 744 HARPER'S WEEKLY 745
  • inscription: below block, letterpress: THE SONGS OF WAR.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Foster 47
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of W. G. Russell Allen
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
M9297
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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