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Fire-Works on the Night of the Fourth of July

19th century
231 x 351 mm (9.1 x 13.8 in.)

Winslow Homer, American, (1836–1910)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving with printed text on verso on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published in “Harper’s Weekly” 11 July 1868, p. 445
Marks: Signed in composition, lower right: “W.H.”; printed after title: “Drawn by Winslow Homer”
Bibliography: Cowdrey 104; Beam 132.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.122

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  • festivals - Gala occasions devoted to community observances, such as harvests or anniversaries of notable persons; also cultural events consisting typically of a series of performances of works in the arts. W [May 1991 alternate term added.]
  • fireworks (visual works) - Pictorial or ornamental displays of light, sound, or smoke created using explosive equipment typically consisting of a paper case containing combustible material, an oxidizing agent, and sometimes a metal salt for coloring. For the explosive devices, use "fireworks (explosive equipment)." [March 1994 descriptor added.]
  • night
  • night scenes
  • seasons
  • summer

  • image Dimensions: 231 x 351 mm (9.1 x 13.8 in.)

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