THINKING OF HOME.

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F. O. C. Darley

Artist's Biography

Thinking of Home.

Stipple and line engraving, 1866.
Image size 16 5/8 x 11 1/2" (42.1 x 29.2 cm).
Good condition, minor staining in the margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 98215
Price: $550.00
Publisher : Bradley & Co. Publishers 66 N. Fourth St. Philadelphia.
From the original sketch by F.O.C. Darley. the scene was mezzotinted by John Sartain in 1866, honoring the Civil War soldiers returning home from war.

A Union soldier leaning against his horse, holding a miniature portrait of his loved one in his right hand .

Felix Octavius Carr ("F. O. C.") Darley (June 23, 1822 – March 27, 1888) An American illustrator, known mostly for his illustrations in works by well-known 19th-century authors, including James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens, Mary Mapes Dodge, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving to name a few.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Historical , Civil War

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