On Picket (and) Washing Day, ca. 1876

  • Edwin Forbes, American, 1839-1895

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 10 3/4 × 16 inches (27.3 × 40.6 cm) Sheet: 17 1/4 × 22 1/4 inches (43.8 × 56.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff

F74.61.8

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

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

Inscribed, in plate, below left image, lower center: On picket. Inscribed, below right image, lower center: "Washing Day. Inscribed, lower left: Copy-righted 1876, by E Forbes

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

Edwin Forbes, On Picket (and) Washing Day, ca. 1876, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff, F74.61.8.