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Much concerning Charleston... Two Winslow Homer prints...
Item # 172670
April 25, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1863 The full front page is a print of: "Admiral Samuel F. Dupont, Commanding the Fleet Off Charleston". Inside page prints include a full page by famed artist Winslow Homer: "Great Sumter Meeting in Union Square, New York"; a full page Thomas Nast cartoon: "A Group of Butternut Prisoners, Taken from Life"; a full page map of: "Charleston, S.C. & Its Approaches, Showing the Scene of the Battle of 7th April."; another full page by Winslow Homer: "The Approach of the British Pirate 'Alabama' "; a one-third pg: "The Ironclad 'Keokuk' on the Ways Before Launching" and a view of: "The Ericsson Devil & 'Weehawken' ".
The doublepage centerfold has two views: "Charleston Harbor, Looking Out To Sea" and "Charleston Harbor, Looking Toward the City."
The back page has a political cartoon captioned: "Keeping John Bull's Score." Complete in 16 pages.
Category: The Civil War