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A Halt in the Line of Battle, ca. 1876

  • Edwin Forbes, American, 1839-1895

Etching printed in brown ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 11 × 16 1/8 inches (27.9 × 41 cm) Sheet: 17 1/4 × 22 1/4 inches (43.8 × 56.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff

F74.61.17

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Copy-righted 1876, by E. Forbes. Inscribed, lower right: The halt of the line of battle.

Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff

1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Edwin Forbes, A Halt in the Line of Battle, ca. 1876, etching printed in brown ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff, F74.61.17.