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Inscription

across bottom in graphite: From Alexandria to ship point 1862 April 2

Provenance

Major Edmund Louis Gray Zalinski, New York, by gift of Homer, 1904; Edmund Robbins Zalinski, his son, by bequest, 1909; Edmund Louis Gray Zalinski II, his son, Philadelphia, by gift, 1955; gift to NGA, 1996.

Exhibition History
1925
Original Drawings of the Civil War by Winslow Homer, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York, 1925
1997
Winslow Homer and the Civil War: Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 17 July-21 Sept. 1997 (as From Alexandria to Ship Point)
Bibliography
2005
Goodrich, Lloyd and Abigail Booth Gerdts. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. New York, 2005: I: no. 91-R, p. 171