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Nast centerfold, and Winslow Homer Thanksgiving print...
Item # 172838
December 3, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 3, 1864 The front page has: 'The Rebel Flag of Truce Boat 'Beauregard' with Savannah in the Distance" & "The Rebel Flag of Truce Boats Coming down the Savannah River". Nice fullpg. prints include 2 scenes of: "Our Blockading Fleet Off Wilmington, N.C." and three views of: "In & Around Martinsburg, Virginia". A nearly halfpg: "Capture of the Blockade Runner 'Annie' " and a one-quarter pg: "Great Tunnel Under Pittsburg, Penna." Also a print of: "The Late Mr. John Leech".
A nice feature of this issue is a terrific & very displayable doublepage centerfold by famous artist Thomas Nast: "Thanksgiving Day, 1864 -- United We Stand'" which shows Lincoln & several war scenes. Also a prime feature is a full page Winslow Homer print: 'Thanksgiving Day in the Army--The Wish Bone'.
The back page has 2 cartoons: "Uncle Sam's New Butler" and "Bellycose Appearance of Our Brave Boys After Thanksgiving." Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War