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First Thomas Nast "Uncle Sam" image... Freed slaves in the streets of Richmond...
Item # 676771
November 20, 1869
(for quote to Joey Kim - priced reduced as per email on 2/18/21) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 Of particular note is the sought after full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the present-day version of Uncle Sam. Also present is a full page containing many smaller illustrations pertaining to "Thanksgiving, 1869," in which it contains a message from President U. S. Grant.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text. Condition is slightly less than 1st rate with a small hole in the front page.