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Fall in for Soup-Company Mess, ca. 1876

  • Edwin Forbes, American, 1839-1895

Etching printed in brown ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 11 1/8 × 16 inches (28.3 × 40.6 cm) Sheet: 17 1/4 × 22 1/4 inches (43.8 × 56.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff

F74.61.20

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Soldiers
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Etching
  • United states
  • Camp

Signed, in plate, lower left: E Forbes Signed, in pencil, lower left: Mrs Edwin Forbes

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Copy-righted 1876, by E. Forbes. Inscribed, lower right: Fall in for soup.

Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff; 1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Edwin Forbes, Fall in for Soup-Company Mess, ca. 1876, etching printed in brown ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff, F74.61.20.