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Killing Hogs
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Killing Hogs


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Description In the winter and spring of 1856/1857, Strother traveled in the southern states to prepare a series of articles and illustrations published as "A Winter in the South," in Harper's Monthly, between September 1857 and December 1858. This drawing may illustrate an incident he observed while visiting a mansion in east Tennessee.
Exhibitions
  • Private Lives: Nineteenth Century American Genre Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1994-1995.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signed] Lower left: D.H. Strother [Inscribed] Lower center: Killing Hogs [Dated] Lower right: Dec. 2, 1857
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
1857
Medium
pen, ink, and wash on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1971
Measurements
H: 6 7/8 x W: 9 13/16 in. (17.4 x 25 cm)
Geography
  • USA, Tennessee (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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