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1951

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

  • You found it!

Print, A Bivouac Fire on the Potomac River, from Harper's Weekly, December 21, 1861, pp. 744-745., December 21, 1861

This is a Print. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated December 21, 1861 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is wood engraving in black ink on newsprint paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Arthur B. Carlson. It is credited Gift of Arthur B. Carlson.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 38.8 x 55.8 cm (15 1/4 x 21 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed on block, lower left: Homer.

Cite this object as

Print, A Bivouac Fire on the Potomac River, from Harper's Weekly, December 21, 1861, pp. 744-745., December 21, 1861; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; wood engraving in black ink on newsprint paper; Overall: 38.8 x 55.8 cm (15 1/4 x 21 15/16 in.); Gift of Arthur B. Carlson; 1951-93-7

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