Harper’s Weekly‘s December 21, 1861 edition features (among many other images) this stunning centerfold of Winslow Homer’s “A Bivouac Fire on the Potomac”: Homer depicts an encounter between diverse American cultures — celtic, North African, West African, Afro-Caribbean — centered on the evening’s entertainments of dance, fiddle, and other camp pastimes.
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“To the fiery fields emanative, and the endless vistas beyond—to the south and the north…”
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“Composed for a group of overland emigrants, who left Massachusetts, in the spring of 1849.”
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Editors’ Choice Award: “Historical Band”
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“We’re drinking tonight in the old bar-room,
Give us a glass to cheer…”
“He thought of the many dear boys already gone over to the unseen shore …”
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