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The Rebel Army Crossing the Fords of the Potomac for the Invasion of Maryland, from Harper's Weekly, September 27, 1862

1862 Thomas Nast Born: Landau, Germany 1840 Died: Guayaquil, Ecuador 1902 wood engraving on paper 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1972.85.12 Not currently on view


Keywords

Animal - horse

Figure group

History - United States - Civil War

Landscape - celestial - moon

Landscape - Maryland

Landscape - river

Landscape - time - night

Literature - Harper's Weekly

Occupation - military - soldier

graphic arts - print

paper

wood engraving

About Thomas Nast

Born: Landau, Germany 1840 Died: Guayaquil, Ecuador 1902

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