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Raid on a Sand-Swallow Colony—“How Many Eggs?”

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Raid on a Sand-Swallow Colony—“How Many Eggs?”

19th century

Winslow Homer, American, (1836–1910)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving with printed text on verso on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Published in “Harper’s Weekly” 13 June 1874, p. 496
Marks: Signed in composition, lower right: “W.H.”; printed after title: “Drawn by Winslow Homer”; signed by engraver, lower left: “Lagarde Sc”
Bibliography: Cowdrey 182; Beam 212; Goodrich 85.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1958
Accession Number: 1958.4.29

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  • children (people by age group) - People in the earliest developmental stage of life. [August 1996 related term added. February 1995 descriptor changed, was "children". September 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added. February 1991 scope note added.]
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]

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