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General Thomas Swearing in the Volunteers Called Into the Service of the United States at Washington, D.C., from Harper's Weekly, April 27, 1861

1861 Winslow Homer Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1836 Died: Prout's Neck, Maine 1910 wood engraving on paper image: 6 3/4 x 9 1/8 in. (17.3 x 23.3 cm) irregular sheet: 15 7/8 x 11 1/8 in. (40.4 x 28.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian 1996.63.12 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture Exterior - civic - federal building

Ceremony - military - oath

Cityscape - District of Columbia - Washington

Figure group - male

History - United States - Civil War

Literature - Harper's Weekly

Occupation - military - soldier

Portrait male - Thomas, George Henry - full length

graphic arts - print

wood engraving

About Winslow Homer

Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1836 Died: Prout's Neck, Maine 1910

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