Artist Edwin Forbes, American, 1839-1895
Title
  • Descriptive Index
  • Life Studies of the Great Army (series title)
Date ca. 1876
Dimensions Sheet: 24 × 19 inches (61 × 48.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff
Accession Number F74.61.41
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: LIFE STUDIES OF THE GREAT ARMY, | BY | EDWIN FORBES, | (LATE) SPECIAL ARTIST WITH THE ARMIES OF THE UNION, AND MEMBER OF THE FRENCH AND LONDON ETCHING CLUBS | A Historical Work of Art, in Copper-Plate Etching, containing forty plates, illustration the Life of the Union Armies during the years 1862-'3-'4-'5. | Descriptive Index. [follows] | [a list of all the plates in the series] | Issued under the Authority, Inspection and signature of Mrs. Edwin Forbes.
Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff;
1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)