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The capture of Boss Tweed... Thomas Nast prints... The Centennial...
Item # 174076
October 7, 1876
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1876
Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: '"Croppies, Lie Down"'; Full page scenes from The Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; Half page: 'The Capture of Tweed--The Bay of Vigo, Spain, and Fort San Sebastian', with a very famous three-quarter page Thomas Nast cartoon showing the print (seen by officials in Spain) which caused Tweed to be arrested, mistaking him for a child-stealer. Text on his capture as well.; Full page Thomas Nast illustration: ' The Centennial Trophy Ours'; Double page centerfold by Thomas Nast: 'Hold The Fort'
This issue is complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.