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Trial of Captain Wirz... Discovery of Dr. Mudd...

Item # 172930

October 21, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1865  The front page has a print showing: "Lieut. Tappan Discovering Dr. Mudd in the Hold of the Steamer 'Thomas A. Scott' " with a related article. Also a halfpg. print of the: "Trial of Captain Wirz, the Andersonville Jailer, in the Court of Claims, Washington, D.C."
Inside has full page prints: "The Embassy From Tunis" and Gathering Apples". Smaller prints include: "The Bey of Tunis" "Tent of the American Union Commission, Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia" "A Oakey Hall" "Major-General Francis Barlow" "John Bunyan Reciting the Pilgrim's Progress to His Friends in Bedford Jail".
The doublepage centerfold shows a: "View of Rio De Janeiro, the Capital of Brazil, South America, with Portraits of the Emperor and Empress, Street Characters, etc." which number ten prints, featuring: "Don Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil" "Donna Theresa, Empress of Brazil" and: "Slave Picking Cotton" "Negress Carrying Her Young" "Drying Coffee on the Terrace" among others.
The back page has a cartoon: "A Slight Misunderstanding". Complete in 16 pages.

Category: 1861-1865