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Winslow Homer... 15th Amendment...

Item # 173390

March 12, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1870 The front page of this issue features a full page illustration by Winslow Homer entitled: "Tenth Commandment". Within the issue is a half page: "A State Dinner at the White House".  An article "Under Broadway" contains three illustrations. Other illustrations are a full page: "Crossing Broadway"; a half page: "Dr. Livingstone, the African Traveler" with text; "The Recent Troubles in paris - Attack on the Barricades at Belleville, February 7"; a quarterpage "Dotor Livingstone's Route"; full page "The Cecumenical Council - Reading the Decrees. The back page contains a political cartoon which pertains to the 15th Amendment entitled "XVth Amendment - 'Shoo Fly, don't Bodder me!'.
The second page has an article "The Amendment Adopted". "Before this paper is issued it is not improbable that the formal proclamation of the adoption of the Fifteenth Amendment will have been made... 'The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States, or by any State, on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.' 'Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.'...
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. 

Category: 1870-1879