September 20, 1873
Winslow Homer’s association with Harper’s Weekly began in 1858. His best remembered magazine illustrations are those of military life during the Civil War, New England coastal views, and his masterpiece, “Snap the Whip,” that appeared on September 20, 1873. Homer also provided illustrations for Ballou’s Pictorial, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Galaxy, Every Saturday, Our Young Folks, Appleton’s Journal, and Harper’s Bazaar. He retired from magazine illustration in 1875.
From Harper’s Weekly, September 20, 1873.