Who Fought to Save the Union

Exhibition Website

- Apr 30 2017

Images and objects that show the art and culture of the nation and New York at the time of the Civil War are drawn from the Museum’s collection personalize this conflict and augment Red Grooms’ Civil War exhibitions. Themes include a soldier’s call to arms, Lincoln as president and martyr, and the long memory of the war’s veterans. The exhibition includes wood engravings of Winslow Homer, the artist/reporter who documented the war for Harper’s Weekly, one of the new American political magazines reporting news from the frontlines.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.

  • American
  • 19th Century
  • Culture / Lifestyle
  • Winslow Homer
  • and others

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