Hide image list »
Great slave auction print... Winslow Homer print...
Item # 172484
July 13, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. Steam-Sloop Colorado"; full page: "How Volunteers Are Treated in Philadelphia" showing four scenes; full page: "A Slave Auction at the South" which is terrific, very displayable and has an accompanying article.
Other prints include: "Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland" "Virginia Troops Crossing the Blue Ridge at
Daybreak En Route for Manassas Junction"; three full page illustrations of: "Winfield Scott, Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army", "Major-General Scott" and "Major-General John C. Fremont, in his Prairie Costume". A half page: "Gun-Boats Fitting Our at Cincinnati, Ohio, for Government Service on the Mississippi" and a quarter page: "The Stevens Bomb-Proof Battery as it will Appear When Completed" appear on the same page. A three-quarter page print: "General Beauregard's Camp of Confederate Troops at White Springs, Virginia, near the Manassas Gap Railroad" and a small print of: "Marshal Kane, of Baltimore".
The back page features political cartoons including one of Abraham Lincoln with Jeff Davis. This issue also includes a serialized portion of "Great Expectations", by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War