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Image: Great Fair at the City Assembly Rooms, New York, December, 1861, in Aid of the City Poor

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Great Fair at the City Assembly Rooms, New York, December, 1861, in Aid of the City Poor

19th century
339 x 513 mm (13.3 x 20.2 in.)

Winslow Homer, American, (1836–1910)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving with printed text on verso
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Published in “Harper’s Weekly” 28 December 1861, pp. 824–825
Marks: Signed in composition, lower center: “W Homer”; printed after title: “[see page 827.]”
Bibliography: Cowdrey 66; Beam 87.
Credit Line: Gift of Susan Swallow, 1939
Accession Number: 1939.3.4

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  • charity - From TGM:
  • fairs - Use for exhibitions in which different exhibitors participate to publicize and promote their products, services, or activities, sometimes though not necessarily involving buying and selling, and often combined with entertainment. For meetings of buyers and sellers at stated times and places for the purpose of trade, use "markets (events)." [April 1996 scope note added; related term added. May 1991 alternate term added.]
  • New York City - TGN 7007567 (“New York” preferred, “New York City” display; retained “City” for clarity)
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

  • image Dimensions: 339 x 513 mm (13.3 x 20.2 in.)

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