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Image: The Great Russian Ball of the Academy of Music, Nov. 5, 1863

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The Great Russian Ball of the Academy of Music, Nov. 5, 1863

19th century
333 x 513 mm (13.1 x 20.2 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” 21 November 1863, pp. 744–745
Marks: Signed in composition, lower right: “Homer”
Bibliography: Cowdrey 83; Beam 108.
Credit Line: Gift of Susan Swallow, 1939
Accession Number: 1939.3.5

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  • academies (organizations) - Organizations of learned individuals united for the advancement of art, science, or literature. W [June 1998 descriptor changed, qualifier added; alternate descriptor changed, qualifier added. May 1991 scope note added.]
  • Civil War era
  • civil wars - Wars between different sections or parties of the same nation. W [January 1991 scope note added; alternate term added. November 1990 descriptor moved. 19900191 descriptor changed, was "civil war".]
  • dance - Performing art form realized in rhythmic movement, creating visual designs by a series of poses and tracing of patterns through space in the course of measured units of time. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added.]
  • dancers - Use for those who engage in the activity of dancing or who practice the art of dance, especially as a profession. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • music - The art concerned with the combining of vocal or instrumental sounds in measured time to communicate emotions, ideas, or states of mind, usually according to cultural standards of rhythm, melody, and, in most Western music, harmony. [January 1995 scope note added. December 1991 related term added; related term added.]
  • Russia - TGN 7002435
  • U.S. Civil War

  • image Dimensions: 333 x 513 mm (13.1 x 20.2 in.)

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