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Thomas Nast print on April Fool's Day...
Item # 172768
April 2, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1864 The full front page has: "The Soldiers' Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and prints of: "General William F. Smith" & "Brigadier-General Henry E. Davies". Inside has a full page print by Thomas Nast captioned: "General Sherman's Rear-Guard" shows many slaves. Other prints include: "Major-General James McAlister Schofield" "Brigadier-General Augustus L. Chetlain" "Supplying Rations to the Destitute About Chattanooga", a page with 5 prints of: "European Iron-Clads" "Bombardment of Fort Powell by Admiral Farragut's Fleet" "Ghosts On the Stage".
The doublepage centerfold is a very displayable print of: "All Fool's Day - The First of April" which includes ten vignettes.
The back page has a cartoon: "Our Big Guns". Complete in 16 pages
Category: The Civil War