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Great Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item # 173684

January 04, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873  Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again"  showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.
The front page shows: "Christmas Dinner Gone!" with two Black men chasing a rabbit. Inside has a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Finger of Scorn" and a half page: "Old Swedish Church in Philadelphia" as well as a full page: "New-Year's Call--The Knickerbockers of 1650 and 1873".
Sixteen pages, good condition.

Category: 1870-1879