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Print, The War for the Union, 1862 – A Bayonet Charge, July 12, 1862

This is a print. It was after Winslow Homer and published by Harper's Weekly. It is dated July 12, 1862 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is wood engraving in black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Edith Wetmore.

Its dimensions are

40.2 × 56.4 cm (15 13/16 × 22 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed on block, lower left: Homer

Cite this object as

Print, The War for the Union, 1862 – A Bayonet Charge, July 12, 1862; Published by Harper's Weekly ; USA; wood engraving in black ink on paper; 40.2 × 56.4 cm (15 13/16 × 22 3/16 in.); 1937-39-5

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