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

  • Winslow Homer, 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, wood engraving on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian, 1996.63.12

Title
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
Artist
Date
1861
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
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)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian

Mediums Description
wood engraving on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture Exterior – civic – federal building
  • Portrait male – Thomas, George Henry – full length
  • Ceremony – military – oath
  • Cityscape – District of Columbia – Washington
  • Occupation – military – soldier
  • Figure group – male
  • History – United States – Civil War
Object Number
1996.63.12
Palette
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