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CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132438080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 * Winslow Homer Christmas print The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume. Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition". This issue also contains "Charles D... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:41

$110.00
158848

Original 1861 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Inauguration PRINTS Harper's Weekly Winslow Homer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922751384

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration - inaugural The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage. Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text headed: "The Inauguration". Plus there is a large and dramatic doublepage centerfold done by Winslow Homer captioned: "The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, at the Capitol, Washington, March 4, 1861". Lincoln can be seen at the podium in front of the Capitol... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:25

$220.00
158180

Famous ABRAHAM LINCOLN Reply Letter to Horace Greeley 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909280226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles. Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The President On the Negro Question". This was one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions", which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "...My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slav... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:15

$128.00
158083

ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107579675

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:06

$98.00
153023

EMANCIPATION SLAVES Pen Thomas Nast Civil War Winslow Homer PRINTS1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898154023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 * Thomas Nast on the Emancipation of Negroes * Winslow Homer print * Print of a slave pen - great contrast with the emancipation-themed print * Reference to the infamous "Weeping Day" auction near Savannah, Georgia This issue contains a full page by Winslow Homer: "Winter Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut", and a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Emancipation of the Negroes, January, 1863--The Past and the Future" with several vignettes. This also has an accompanying article which explains the illustration and references the famous Mr. Pierce M. Butler slave auction which took place on March 2-3, 1859 outside of Savannah, Georgia (The "We... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:19

$120.00
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