Winslow Homer Self Portrait

 

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Civil War Harper's Weekly, June 14, 1862

Welcome to our online archive of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. This archive contains all the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. Examination of these old newspapers will help you develop a better understanding of this important part of American History.

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Naval Battle

Naval Battle

New Orleans Poem

New Orleans Poem

Battle of Chickahominy

Battle of Chickahominy

Robert Smalls

Robert Smalls

Negro Mammy

Negro Mammy

Prisoner Exchange

Prisoner Exchange

Winslow Homer War News

Winslow Homer's War Illustration

Moses Odell

New Orleans

The Starving in New Orleans

Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer Self-Portrait

Feeding Rebels

Feeding New Orleans Rebels

New Orleans Cartoon

 

 

Winslow Homer Self Portrait

You are viewing an original leaf from a Civil War Harper's Weekly newspaper.  The leaf is captioned "News from the War - [Drawn by our Special Artist, Mr. Winslow Homer].  The illustration is a famous Winslow Homer drawing showing various scenes of the Civil war.  The upper center image shows a young woman, weeping after reading a letter.  The news in the letter, no doubt, was very bad.  The leaf includes a number of additional interesting drawings.  Of particular interest is the lower left inset drawing which includes a self-portrait of Winslow Homer.  He shows himself sitting on a barrel drawing some union soldiers in a Civil War camp.


 

 

  

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