The Old Print Shop

Pay-Day in the Army of the Potomac.

  • ARTIST: Winslow Homer

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Harper's Weekly, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving,

    DATE: Feb. 28, 1863.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 1/2 x 20 5/8" (35.4 x 52.5 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.