“Filling Cartridges at the United States Arsenal, at Watertown, Massachusetts”

Winslow Homer. From Harper's Weekly, July 20, 1861.

Image of Filling Cartridges at the United States Arsenal, at Watertown, Massachusetts

The 1861 cover of Harper’s shows men, on the bottom half of the page, filling paper cartridges with gunpowder. Women, on the top half, insert the bullets.

Metadata Details
Item Type Magazine Article
Title Filling Cartridges at the United States Arsenal, at Watertown, Massachusetts
Publication Title Harper's Weekly
Short Title Filling Cartridges, 1861
Creator Winslow Homer
Publication Date July 20, 1861
Volume Vol. 5
Pages Cover
Call Number folio A 5 .392
Location General Collections 2nd floor