Winter-Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut
When this image was published, Homer was in New York having spent two months at the front during the previous spring. Thus this is an imaginary image of winter life in camp, described in the accompanying text: “Mr. Homer shows us the interior of a hut, in which a glowing fire is blazing, shedding light and warmth around. Stretched on the floor, bunks, and seats, are soldiers in every imaginable position—smoking, chatting, reading, card-playing, and sleeping. Almost in every company there is one sharp-witted fellow who can tell a good story.”
Image: 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.9 cm)
Sheet: 10 3/4 x 15 5/8 in. (27.3 x 39.7 cm)
Frame: 16 3/4 x 22 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (42.5 x 57.8 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Harvey Isbitts
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Winslow Homer (American, 1836-1910). Winter-Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut, 1863. Wood engraving, Image: 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Harvey Isbitts, 1998.105.78
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