Item No: pdca00026
Title: Filling Cartidges at the United States Arsenal
Additional Title: Civil War Munitions Factory
Print and Picture Collection
Civil War HMI Box 1
Filling Cartidges at the United States Arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts, from Harpers Weekly, July 20, 1861.
Reproduction of a woodcut after an original drawing by Winslow Homer. The illustration is in two sections separated by two crossed rifles with bayonets. The upper image shows women at work sitting at a large table, with a man in uniform standing behind one of them seemingly making an inspection of a cartridge. The bottom image shows four men working at separate tables.
Part of The Ray Austrian Collection at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 - Artist