Charles Ellery Stedman
Charles Ellery Stedman was active/lived in Massachusetts. Charles Stedman is known for Civil War sketches, humor, marine.
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Biography Charles Ellery Stedman
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
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