1. Creator/Author:
  2. W.H. Harding (1)

The Soldier's Return to His Home

Creator:
W.H. Harding
Location:
Pennsylvania
Origin Date:
1866
Materials:
paper, print
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 32 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0468
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This lithograph features five adults and two children gathered around a table. A man on the right wearing a military uniform raises his hand as if telling an anecdote. A young boy leans on the man's leg. A woman and young girl sit on the left. An old man, a young man and an older woman are also at the table. The room interior also includes a chandelier, portraits of President Lincoln and General Grant on the back wall, and books and flowers on the table. Noted beneath the title, "Presentation plate of the Philadelphia Inquirer January, 1866." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum