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Negro/freedmen in the streets of Richmond...

First Thomas Nast "Uncle Sam" image... 'Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner'...



Item # 173358

November 20, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 The front of this issue features a half-age illustration of "A Political Discussion" (negro/freedmen in the streets of Richmond). Inside is a quarterpage illustration of "M. Ferdinand De Lesseps, Chief Promoter of the Suez Canal" along with a 1/6 page "Map of the Suez Canal" and halfpage illustration of "The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal, Near Kantara." A quarterpage illustration is of "Wilkie Collins", containing his signature, as this is associated to a new literary series in this issue "Man and Wife". There is also a full page illustration containing many smaller illustrations pertaining to "Thanksgiving, 1869" in which it contains a message from President U. S. Grant.  Full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner" which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the present-day version of Uncle Sam. Five small illustration pertaining to "Old Tombs in Bunhill Fields" including "Daniel Defoe's Tomb," "Mrs. Susannah Wesley's Tomb," "Bust of Leigh Hunt on the Monument in Kensalgreen Cemetery," "Dr. Isaac Watt's Tomb," and "John Bunyan's Tomb." Also, three quarterpage illustrations of "The Late George Peabody," "Henry Cooper, United States Senator from Tennessee," and "Ex-Governor Frederick F. Low, United States Minister to China."

Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text. 

Category: 1866-1869

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