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'Pilgrims on the Plains'... A seaman's burial...

Item # 173312

June 12, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1869 The front page features a half page illustration is of  'The Seaman's Burial'. A half-page illustration "City Missions - Interior of Olivet chapel, Second Street, New York City" and a full page "The Prodigal's Return".  A full page is a great illustration: 'Pilgrims on the Plains' shows a wagon train encampment--a typically Western scene and is very displayable. Another nice full page illustration is 'The Wharf-board on the Ohio River at Cincinnati'. 'Warden's Office at the State Prison, Sing Sing - Visiting Day' is a one-third page illustration. An article "John G Whittier" also features a large illustration of him. A full page features two nearly half-page illustrations "The Necessity of the Period 'Eight-Hour Men'" and "The Necessity of the period - 'To Make Both Ends Meet" which is by Thomas Nast.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text. 

Category: 1866-1869