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Description: In 1861 Edwin Forbes was a staff artist for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper and during the Civil War he recorded the everyday activities of the Army of the Potomac. His illustrationsĀ  were published in the newspaper.

Years later, in 1876, he made his own etchings from his drawings and published them in a portfolio entitled: “Life Studies of the Great Army; A Historical Art Work in Copper Plate Etching Containing Forty Plates”. We offer here plate #18… “The Rear of the Column”.

Image size: 10 3/4″ x 16″. Printed on a 15 1/2″ x 20 1/4″ sheet of heavy stock paper. Archivally matted to: 17″ x 22″. Item #PR00418

Condition: Some light soil, especially in blank margins, overall good condition.