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Thomas Nast’s "National Thanksgiving"...

Item # 172944

December 09, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865  The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City".  Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".
The doublepage centerfold is a nice Thomas Nast print with 7 scenes, titled: "National Thanksgiving". Other prints include: "The Chincha (or Guano) Islands--Duping the Guano Into Shutes" "Loading Lighters With Guano From Shutes" "Great Guano Head of 2 million tons on the Chincha Islands" "Benjamin F. Perry, Provisional Governor of South Carolina" "Marcus L. Ward, Governor Elect of New Jersey".
There are 3 cartoon: "No Accommodations!" "The Old Rip of the 'Shenandoah' " and "The Establishment does not Advertise in the New York Herald". Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: 1861-1865