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Horse racing at Saratoga... Winslow Homer prints...

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August 26, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1865  The most notable prints would be the two full page prints by noted artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Our Watering Places--The Empty Sleeve at Newport" showing a Civil War veteran with one arm missing, and: "Our Watering Places--Horse Racing at Saratoga".
Other prints in this issue include: "George N. Sanders" "Constance Kent, the Midnight Murderess" "Rear-Admiral Henry H. Bell" "The United States Steamer 'Hartford', Flagship of the East India Squadron" "Fort Jefferson, on the Tortugas, the Place of confinement of the Assassins".
The doublepage centerfold is a nice print titled: "Our Watering Places--Views At Lang Branch" which includes 7 prints. The back page has a cartoon: "The Bank Defalcation Mania". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: Harper's Weekly