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Great slave auction print... Winslow Homer print...



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July 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward".
Inside includes a full page: "The Cabinet at Washington" showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. Steam-Sloop Colorado"; full page: "How Volunteers Are Treated in Philadelphia" showing four scenes; full page: "A Slave Auction at the South" which is terrific: very displayable with an accompanying article.
Other prints include: "Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland" "Virginia Troops Crossing the Blue Ridge at 
Daybreak En Route for Manassas Junction"; three full page illustrations of: "Winfield Scott, Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army", "Major-General Scott" and "Major-General John C. Fremont, in his Prairie Costume". 
A half page: "Gun-Boats Fitting Our at Cincinnati, Ohio, for Government Service on the Mississippi" and a quarter page: "The Stevens Bomb-Proof Battery as it will Appear When Completed" appear on the same page. A three-quarter page print: "General Beauregard's Camp of Confederate Troops at White Springs, Virginia, near the Manassas Gap Railroad" and a small print of: "Marshal Kane, of Baltimore".
The back page features political cartoons including one of Abraham Lincoln with Jeff Davis. This issue also includes a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, very nice, clean condition.

Category: The Civil War