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Item # 172760

March 05, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1864  A feature of this issue is the full page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "Any Thing For Me, If You Please?--Post Office of the Brooklyn Fair in Aid of the Sanitary Commission".
Other prints include a full front page: "The Escaped Refugees From the Libey Prison" with a related article inside. "Schleswig Costumes" "the Dannewerk--Semicircular Rampart Near Bustrup" "Map of the Scene of Hostilities in Schleswig..." "George Augustus Sala..."; a full page: "Reconnaissance at Morton's Ford--Night Scene".
The doublepage centerfold has 15 vignettes of the: "Brooklyn Fair In Aid of the Sanitary Commission".
This issue contains the 6th (and final) installment of "A White Hand and a Black Thumb", by Henry Spicer, originally published by Charles Dickens' in All the Year Round.
The back page has a cartoon: "Waking Up a Hornet's Nest". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War