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Charles Ellery Stedman

 (19th century)
Charles Ellery Stedman was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Charles Stedman is known for Civil War sketches, humor, marine.

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A navy surgeon during the Civil War, Charles Stedman remains well known amongst collectors of Civil War memorabilia for his pencil sketches during the War that provide an intimate, first-hand glimpse of events in the Union Navy during that period. 

He also did the original drawings for a humorous book published in 1857, Mr. Hardy Lee, His Yacht, about a prominent Bostonian who builds a yacht and then takes groups of ladies yachting.  Stedman's illustrations, converted to sepia lithographs, include the interior of a shipbuilding shop, the schooner sailing, and a view of the Boston Harbor with the becalmed yacht.  It has been alleged but not proven that Winslow Homer did the lithography for this publ   ...  Displaying 750 of 1395 characters.

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