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Nast print: Lincoln invites Confederates to the Christmas table...



Item # 663973

December 31, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 31, 1864  The full front page shows children in a bedroom playing with Christmas gifts and toys while the parents watch from the doorway.
The very ornate doublepage centerfold (tipped-in) by Thomas Nast is titled: "The Union Christmas Dinner" and shows President Lincoln welcoming Confederates to dinner, with a long table in the background and empty chairs with the abbreviations of the Confederate states on the backs of them. There are smaller Civil War-related vignettes in each corner of the print.
Other war prints within the as well.
Complete in 16 pages.

Category: The Civil War