Floral Department of the Great Fair

Regular price $ 65.00

date: April 16, 1864

artist: Winslow Homer

front page wood engraving – matted

The Great Central Fair took place in Philadelphia in 1864 as a fundraiser for the US Sanitary Commission which was set up in 1861 to provide funds for sick and wounded US soldiers in the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln visited the Fair on June 16.

condition: two small spots in image – overall good

source: Harper’s Weekly 

sheet: 11 x 16"  mat: 16 x 20″

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