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Uncle Sam's 1st appearance with chin whiskers... National Colored Convention...
Item # 173276
February 6, 1869
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1869 This issue features a large frontpage view of "Young Men's Christian Association Building, San Francisco, California". Also, a half page illustration "National Colored Convention in Session at Washington, D.C." with a related front page article. There are two fullpage illustrations "The Long Sleep" and "Protestant Mummeriers". A nice fullpage illustration has 9 scenes of "View of the Public Institutions of Charity & Correction on Blackwell's Island, East River, N.Y." has some interesting scenes. One page consist of two halfpage illustrations entitled "Heron Strangled by an Eel" and "The Music Lesson".
The back page has 7 inch by 5 inch image, "The Championship Of The Atlantic", which features the 1st-ever appearance of Uncle Sam adorning chin whiskers.
Complete in 16 pages and contains prints and related text.