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Item # 697445

January 06, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872  The full front page is a print: "New Year's Day -The First Caller" showing a homeless girl. Inside has a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits" and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thief" which is focused on Boss Tweed.
Also a full page: "The Dawning of the New Year" by Jules Taverner; a nearly full page: "The March Past. Other prints include: "Arraignment of W. M. Tweed In the Court of General Sessions" "The Tammany Humpty-Dumpty" and "Stone Walls Do Not A Prison Make", this latter one by Thomas Nast.
The back page has a cartoon: "Touchstone" which is also by Nast.
The Supplement issue includes: "An Old Bachelor In His Easy Chair", two other prints related to a serialized story, and a back page  cartoon: "Coming Events Cast Their Shadows Before."
Complete in 16 pages plus the 8 page Supplement, mile wear all the margins, a crease at the first leaf.

Category: 1870-1879