artist: A. R. Waud
double page wood engraving
condition: repaired tear above centerfold matted out, otherwise good
source: Harper’s Weekly
13 ½ x 20 ½″ mat: 18 x 24″
Alfred Waud (1828 – 1891) joined Harper’s from the Illustrated London News in 1861. His detailed Civil War sketches are noted for their dramatic intensity and he is regarded as one of the pre-eminent artist/journalists of the era.