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Item # 173058

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" article. There is also a halfpage illustration "The Children's Party - Waiting for Supper" and also a halfpage illustration which shows a 'First Lesson in Skating'.  Two quarter-page illustrations represent new monuments "Statue of Gen. Jackson, Washington" and "The New Vicksburg Monument". A handsome and displayable fullpage by Thomas Nast: 'Civil Rights Bill - Emancipation Proclamation' shows two views of slavery. A fullpage illustration "Holiday Street Fantasticals in New York City". "The Prince Imperial of France" is accompanied by a quarter-page illustration.  A nearly half-page illustration of "The Liverpool and New York Steam Packet-Ship 'Chicago'" also has an accompanying article.  A one-third page illustration "A Group on the Stairway of the 'Long Room,' at the New York Stock Exchange".  A half-page illustration "Citizens of the United States, According to Poular Impressions" is comprised of several smaller illustrations.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.

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Category: 1866-1869