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Homer print on the front page...
Item # 172486
July 20, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1861 The full front page is a print of: "Filling Cartridge at the U.S. Arsenal at Watertown, Mass." done by famed artist Winslow Homer.
Other prints within include 5 scenes of: "The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves, Colonel L. Wallace", and another full page with 8 prints of: "Scenes About Camp". A half page shows: "Hagerstown, Maryland, with McMullin's Rangers in the Foreground" and also: "Major Knipe Winging a Secessionist". Five prints of Harper's Ferry, plus a very nice & dramatic doublepage centerfold of: "The Navy-Yard at Brooklyn, New York".
Another half page shows: "Reading the War Bulletins in Broadway, New York" and: "The Secessionist Army--Irregular Riflemen of the Alleghanies, Virginia" plus a full page of: "The Pirates". There is a full page showing a: "Balloon View of the Seat of War" and smaller prints of "Major-General Patterson" and "Speaker Grow" and a half page of: "Military Occupation of Monument Square, Baltimore, by the U.S. Artillery...".
The back page has 6 cartoonish prints relating to the Civil War. Also included is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations", by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War