Snap-the-Whip

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Creator

Winslow Homer

Title

Snap-the-Whip

Publisher

Harper Brothers

Date

September 20, 1873

Coverage

New York

Description

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 PictorialFrank Leslie’s Illustrated NewspaperGalaxyEvery SaturdayOur Young FolksAppleton’s Journal, and Harper’s Bazaar. He retired from magazine illustration in 1875.

Source

From Harper’s Weekly, September 20, 1873.