A Thristy Crowd at the Old Spring House (and) A Race for Camp, ca. 1876

  • Edwin Forbes, American, 1839-1895

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 10 7/8 × 15 3/4 inches (27.6 cm, 40.01 seconds) Sheet: 17 1/4 × 22 1/4 inches (43.8 × 56.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff

F74.61.6

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

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

Inscribed, in plate, below upper image, lower right: A thirsty crowd- Inscribed, below lower image, lower right: Newspapers for the Army. The race for camp. Inscribed, lower left: Copy-righted 1876, by E. Forbes.

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Edwin Forbes, A Thristy Crowd at the Old Spring House (and) A Race for Camp, ca. 1876, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff, F74.61.6.