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Winslow Homer's "Dad's Coming"...
Item # 173770
November 1, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1873 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming".
Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertaining to "The Manufacture of Iron" including "...Filling the Furnace" and "...Carting Away the Scorle." Full page illustration of "The Manufacture of Iron - Tapping the Furnace." Full page illustration of "New York Harbor, As Seen From the Brooklyn Tower of the Suspension Bridge." 1/2 page illustration of "An Aurochs Hunt By the Lake Dwellers."
Two 1/4 page illustration of "The Model Bank Director and The Model Cashier" and "The Gentlemanly Bank Defaulter and The Vagrant." Several small portraits and illustration pertaining to "Philip Embury, the First Methodist Preacher in America" including "Barbara Heck," "Philip Embury," "Mrs. Philip Embry," Monument to Philip Embury," and "The First Methodist Church, in John Street, New York."
The supplement contains a large 1/2 page portrait of "Major General Sir Garnet Wolseley, K.C.M.G., C.B., Commander of the Ashantee Expedition." 1/3 page illustration of "The Civil War in Spain - View of Alicante, Bombarded by the Intransigentes." Two 2/3 page illustration including "The Ashantee War - Traveling on the West Coast of Africa" and "Praying for Deliverance from Cholera - A Roadside Sketch in Austrian Poland."
Complete in 16 pages, good condition.