Artist Edwin Forbes, American, 1839-1895
  • Returning from Outpost Duty
  • Life Studies of the Great Army (series title)
Date ca. 1876
Medium etching printed in blue-black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 7/8 × 16 inches (27.6 × 40.6 cm)
Sheet: 17 3/8 × 22 1/4 inches (44.1 × 56.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff
Accession Number F74.61.15
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: E Forbes
Signed, in pencil, lower left: Mrs Edwin Forbes
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Copy-righted 1876, by E. Forbes.
Inscribed, lower right: The return from Picket duty.
Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff;
1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)