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Drawing, The Extra Ration, 1862

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1862 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite on cream-colored wove paper, mounted in album. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

Its dimensions are

12.1 x 8.7 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite across soldier, at center: The extra ration numbered at top in graphite: (145) in pen and brown ink (upside down) at bottom of page(columns of numbers adding up to 500): 200 / 125/ 100/ 50 / 25/ 500.

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Extra Ration, 1862; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite on cream-colored wove paper, mounted in album; 12.1 x 8.7 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-145-b

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