GA18 - It is Your Duty to Adopt

It is Your Duty to Adopt

Currier & Ives, The Brave Wife. New York, 1861-1865.

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This sentimental lithograph by Currier & Ives includes in the lower margin lines from the patriotic poem “The Brave at Home” by Thomas Buchanan Read. The scene is based on a similar print by the Kellogg firm in Hartford, Connecticut, a competitor of Currier & Ives.  Unlike many prints of the Civil War era, the focus is not on a specific battle or regiment but rather on the sacrifices made by families at home.

Adopted by Caroline Graham

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