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The Army of the Potomac--A Sharpshooter on Picket Duty, from Harper's Weekly, November 15, 1862

1862 Winslow Homer Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1836 Died: Prout's Neck, Maine 1910 wood engraving on paper image: 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum The Ray Austrian Collection, Gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian 1996.63.50 Not currently on view


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Keywords

Figure male - full length

History - United States - Civil War

Landscape - tree - pine tree

Literature - Harper's Weekly

Object - weapon - gun

Occupation - military - soldier

graphic arts - print

paper

wood engraving

About Winslow Homer

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

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