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Print, The Fishing Party, from Appletons' Journal of Literature, Science and Art, October 2, 1869, Supplement, 1869

This is a Print. It was after Winslow Homer and engraved by John Filmer (American, active 1870-1880). It is dated 1869 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is wood engraving on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Edith Wetmore. It is credited Gift of Edith Wetmore.

Its dimensions are

Frame: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed on block, lower right: JOHN FILMER. Sc

It is inscribed

Caption: THE FISHING PARTY.-BY WINSLOW HOMER. Inscribed on stone, lower left: Sawkil

Cite this object as

Print, The Fishing Party, from Appletons' Journal of Literature, Science and Art, October 2, 1869, Supplement, 1869; After Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; wood engraving on off-white wove paper; Frame: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Edith Wetmore; 1936-43-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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