PAY-DAY IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

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Winslow Homer

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Pay-Day in the Army of the Potomac.

Wood engraving, Feb. 28, 1863.
Image size 13 1/2 x 20 5/8" (35.4 x 52.5 cm).
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 49531
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Published by Harper's Weekly, New York.
a collage of images celebrating pay day. Upper left image depicts the soldiers writing letters and sending their pay home, the opposing image shows the letters being opened by loved ones. The main image shows rowdy soldiers spending their pay with the sutler, a civilian merchant who sells provisions in the field. A double page image. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Historical , Civil War

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