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Print, The Army of the Potomac – A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty

This is a Print. It was created by Winslow Homer and after Winslow Homer and published by Harper's Weekly. It is dated November 15, 1862 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is wood engraving in black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

27.1 x 39.5 cm (10 11/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed on block, lower right center: Homer

Cite this object as

Print, The Army of the Potomac – A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; wood engraving in black ink on paper; 27.1 x 39.5 cm (10 11/16 x 15 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1951-73-3

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