The First Virginia Cavalry at a Halt
artist: A.R. Waud
full page wood engraving – matted
condition: a spot upper right - otherwise good
source: Harper’s Weekly
9 ⅛ x 13 ⅞″ mat: 16 x 20″
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.