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001tnast: Police as Pigs - 1874 Thomas Nast Cartoon Decries Corrupt Police. Hand colored, antique wood engraved cartoon published in an 1874 issue of Harper's Weekly. The cartoon portrays corrupt policemen as swine rounding up women from the temperance society who had been protesting the use of liquor. The title is Jewels Among Swine.
11x16 in. $60



002tnast: Christmas Fancies- "Don't you wish you wore stockings?" This double page hand colored engraving shows three children and a small dog preparing to hang the stockings by the fireplace. This genuine antique engraving is from the December, 1881 edition of Harper's Weekly.
16x22 in. $120



003tnast: 1870 Thomas Nast Cartoon of a Tammany Hall Victory. Large wood engraved cartoon by the famous political cartoonist Thomas Nast, published in an 1870 issue of Harper's Weekly. The cartoon shows several scenes of Tammany Hall corruption and ruin in New York City. The title is "Shadows of
Forthcoming Events."
Black & White: $80


004tnast: 1875 Thomas Nast Cartoon of the Republican Vote. Hand colored wood engraved cartoon from Harper's Weekly, Nast was the first to use an elephant as the symbol of the Rebublican party. The cartoon shows the Republican elephant clamoring for a third presidential term for U.S. Grant. Also shown is President Grant refusing the Republicans' pleas. The title of this cartoon is "The Third Term Trap." 11x16 in. $100


005tnast: 1867 Portrait of Thomas Nast. Wood engraved portrait of famous political cartoonist Thomas Nast, published in an 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly. Print is accompanied by text describing Nast's life and career. 11x16 in. Black & White: $30
Hand Colored: $40


006tnast: 1875 Bishops as crocodiles -- Public School Debate. Wood engraved cartoon published in an 1875 issue of Harper's Weekly. The cartoon shows defenders of the public school system being attacked by members of the Roman Catholic church who are portrayed as crocodiles. The title is "The American River Ganges." 11x16 in. $80


007tnast: 1878 Communism Cartoon wood engraving published in an 1878 issue of Harper's Weekly. It shows communism portrayed as a skeleton and destroyer of home and family. The caption reads, Home Sweet Home! There's No Place Like Home! 11x16 in. $50


008tnast:  Bar of Destruction -1874 Anti-Alcohol Cartoon wood engraving published in an 1874 issue of Harper's Weekly. The cartoon shows men drinking with a skeleton at a bar. The title reads, "The Bar of Destruction." 11x16 in.
Black & White: $40
Hand Colored: $60



009tnast: 1871 Nast Cartoon: Degenerate American Youth. Wood engraved cartoon from an 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly. The cartoon shows several scenes of America's youth shunning an honest day's work. The title is "Our Rising Generation."
11x16 in.
Black & White: $30
Hand Colored: $40



011tnast: 1870 Thomas Nast Anti-Alcohol Cartoon. Wood engraved cartoon by famous political cartoonist Thomas Nast, published in an 1870 issue of Harper's Weekly. The cartoon shows a skeleton portrayed as "King Death," giving a prize to Bacchus, the god of wine. 11x16 in. $80


012tnast: 1876 Injured Innocence- Southern "Chivalry" Not Dead Yet. Shows Jefferson Davis (president of the Confederacy) wrapped in a cloak with a hoop skirt on to disguise himself as a woman after the south lost the Civil War. The platform underneath him reads "The Unprotected Female or the Defrauded Sour Apple, Comic Tragedy." This hand colored engraving is from the March, 1876 edition of
Harper's Weekly.
size: 11x16 in. $40



013tnast: 1871 Franco Prussian War Cartoon by Nast. Engraved cartoon titled, "Thrown Completely Into the Shade." The cartoon shows the German Kaiser standing triumphantly in front of a map of France, with a portrait of Napoleon behind him. The Kaiser's shadow is covering Napoleon, who looks completely defeated.
11x16 in. $30



014tnast: 1872 Victoria Woodhull of "free love" fame is depicted as Satan. A wife with baby and drunken husband says: "I'd Rather Travel the Hardest Path of Matrimony Than Follow Your Footsteps." Wood engraving.  11x16 in.
Black/White $60
Hand-Colored $80


015tnast: Rare, Old Uncle Sam Cartoon by Thomas Nast. This is a hand colored, engraved satirical cartoon from the Nov. 24, 1877 issue of Harper's Weekly titled, "The Lightning Speed of Honesty." It features Uncle Sam seated on a snail, which is labeled "45th Congress." Clearly a
scathing critique of
congressional slowness!
11x16 in. $80



016tnast: 1881 Merry Old Santa Claus. This hand colored double page engraving pictures Santa Claus loaded up with toys smoking a pipe. This genuine antique engraving is from the January, 1881 edition of Harper's Weekly. 16x22 in.
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018tnast: 1876 "Twas the Night Before Christmas". A chance to test Santa Claus's generosity. This black and white engraving shows a small boy tacking a stocking to the mantle of the fireplace, using the bear rug head as a step stool. This genuine antique print is from the December, 1876 edition of Harper's Weekly.
11x16 in.
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019tnast: 1886 "Twas the Night Before Christmas", and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. This black and white engraving shows two mice sound asleep in tiny beds on the mantle next to a portrait of Santa, a Holly wreath and a vase full of Mistletoe. This genuine antique engraving is from the cover of the December, 1886 edition of Harper's Weekly. size: 11x16 in.
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021tnast: 1875 Two Thomas Nast Illustrations. One is entitled "To Thine Own Self Be True" and shows the woman Columbia (AKA the United States) hand over the Bill of Civil Rights to the African Americans. The second illustration is entitled "A Privelege". A white man is leaning on the bar where African Americans are discouraged from drinking. The man's wife is begging him to leave and their child is clinging to the father's leg. This hand colored engraving is featured in the April, 1875
Harper's Weekly
11x16 in. $40
Black & White: $30



023tnast: Thomas Nast, the father of American political cartooning, produced this hand colored wood engraving in 1884 for Harper's Weekly. It shows a frustrated Justice contemplating a jury box filled with foxes, donkeys, and geese while the mobs outside are going free. size: 10x15.5 in. $80


201tnast: 1864 Harper's Weekly double page hand colored wood engraving titled "Our Flag". With one large center picture of the Lady Liberty holding the American Flag with the caption, The Protector of All Rights beneath. The ten smaller pictures surrounding are captioned clockwise from the top: Making the Flag, Returning From the War, On Board, Around the Dead, In Camp, At Home, In Church, In the Hospital, In the Field, and Going to the War. Caption at bottom reads, The Fourth of July, 1864.
Size is 22x16 in.
$225


203tnast: 1870 Harper's Weekly wood engraving of the democratic donkey which was made famous by Thomas Nast. Caption reads, A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion.
sheet size 11x16 in. picture
5x5 in. $75


204tnast: 1872 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly. One of Thomas Nast's most famous depictions of Boss Tweed. Many of his most effective cartoons were attacks on the New York political machine of W. M. Tweed in the 1870's, eventually leading to Tweed's identification and arrest. Caption under engraving reads: Can the Law Reach Him? - The Dwarf and the Giant Thief. 11x16 in.
Black & White $60
Hand Colored $80



205tnast: Hand colored engraving from the April 28, 1877 issue of Harper's Weekly. Thomas Nast depicts a cartoonish monument of Andrew Jackson. Caption below picture reads, In Memorium - Our Civil Service as it Was. 11x16 in. $50



206tnast: 1876 The Capture of Tweed - The Picture that Made the Spanish Officials take him for a "Child-Stealer" Hand colored wood engraving from supplement to Harper's Weekly. It was one of these cartoons by Nast that was used by Spanish authorities to identify Tweed after his escape from New York. 11x16 in.
Black & White $60
Hand Colored $80


207tnast: Harper's Weekly cover from January 31, 1880. Hand colored engraving titled, Another Investigation Committee. Caption: Self - Appointed Gent., an Irish immigrant -  "An' what right have you, sure, to be afther laving your native place an' coming here? Spake!" Cartoon depicts the rise of blacks moving to free Kansas from the South.
11x16 in.
Black & White: $60
Hand Colored: $80



209tnast: November 25, 1871 cover of Harper's Weekly. "What are you laughing at? To the Victor Belong the Spoils." This engraving shows Boss Tweed in charge of a collapsing organization, symbolized by the ruined pillars and porticoes of his fortress. Tweed, shown as a defeated gladiator, insists that the spoils, in this case the treasury of New York City, still goes to the victor, no matter how battered. Nast's cartoon is both a crow of victory and a warning that the battle is not finally won. 11x16 in.
Black & White: $40
Hand Colored: $60



210tnast: A Group of Vultures Waiting for the Storm to "Blow Over." - "Let us Prey." From Harper's Weekly, 1871.  Engraving shows Tweed and his associates as vultures, with bones picked clean labeled the city treasury, law, justice, liberty and rent payers. 11x16 in. $60


211tnast: Cover of Harper's Weekly dated September 30, 1871. Nast depicts Tweed and three of his cohorts stretched thin, as in a fun house mirror, while people look on in the background. The picture is captioned, "We Know Nothing About the Stolen Vouchers. Too Thin! We are Innocent."
11x16 in. $60



212tnast: "Next!" Wood engraving shows Boss Tweed standing in the front of a line at a table labeled, Mr. John H. Keyser, (The Poor but Honest Plumber). $650,000 Returned (on Trust). Behind the man at the table is a sign that reads, Committee on Frauds. To the left of the table is a room where The Committee of Seventy is meeting. 11x16 in.
Black & White: $40
 

213tnast: 1871 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored wood engraving shows Boss Tweed running with a crowd and is titled, "Stop Thief!" Under the title is a quote from Oliver Twist, "They no sooner heard the cry, than, guessing how the matter stood, they issued forth with great promptitude; and, shouting 'Stop Thief!' too, joined in the pursuit like Good Citizens." 11x16 in. $50
Black & White: $40




215tnast: 1872 The Death-Bed Marriage. Nast shows Horace Greeley kneeling in front of the "Death-Bed" of the daughter of Democracy kissing her hand surrounded by onlookers. Nast used this and other cartoons in this era to show his support of Grant in the Presidential elections. Caption under title reads, The Daughter of Democracy has at last Married a "Nigger!" (A Radical Black Republican)
11x16 in. $40



216tnast: Cover from Harper's Weekly, 1876. Nast shows Tweed in his prison uniform hugging an old friend while picking his pocket. The caption under the print reads, "Willie, we have missed you!" 11x16 in. $40



217tnast: Our System of Feathering Nests Breeds Tweeds all over the Land. From the cover of Harper's Weekly, 1886. This wood engraving shows a vulture with a big dollar sign on his chest sitting high above the city in his nest, which is lined with money bags and bones. 11x16 in.
Black & White $40
Hand Colored $60



219tnast: Thomas Nast engraving from Harper's Weekly dated 1871. Picture titled Wholesale and Retail. Top picture shows Boss Tweed leaving the N.Y. City Treasury with the police saluting him as he leaves. The lower picture shows a homeless man coming out of a Bakery after stealing some bread with the police attacking him. Nast is depicting two types of "Theivery". 11x16 in.
Black/White $40
Hand-colored $60



220tnast: The Arrest of "Boss" Tweed - Another Good Joke. This wood engraving is from the 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly. Nast shows Sheriff Brennan raising his hat to Tweed while his shady cohorts stand by. The Lady Justice in the background looks angrily at Tweed and is reaching for her sword. Under the title the caption reads, The Shadow of Justice. "I'll make some of you cry yet." Below that is a quote from the New York Tribune, "Sheriff Brennan merely nodded to Mr. Tweed, bade him 'Good-day,' and laying his hand tenderly on his sholder, said, laughingly, 'You're my man!' It seemed like a deliciously cool joke, and, judging from the faces, it was." 11x16 in. $40



221tnast: May 15, 1875 cover of Harper's Weekly. This wood engraving is titled The Next Pardon in the Reform Farce.(?) Nast shows Governor Tilden handing Tweed a pardon for the Tammany Ring. Caption under title reads, Governor Tilden, "That you may be able to give State Evidence against - let's see - oh! - the Canal Ring." Sign above Tweed reads, Tammany Ring Prison Head Quarters. 11x16 in. $40



222tnast: Going Through the Form of Universal Suffrage. Wood engraving of Thomas Nast's political cartoon from the November 11, 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly. Picture depicts innocent voters dropping their ballots into a garbage basket while Tweed and his gang stands around innocently. Caption below the title reads, Boss. "You have the Liberty of Voting for any one you please; but we have the Liberty of Counting in any one we please." Below that is a quote from the New York Times, "Do your Duty as Citizens, and leave the rest to take its course." 11x16 in.
Black & White: $40
Hand Colored: $60


223tnast: 1871 Cover of Harper's Weekly. Wood engraving of Thomas Nast's political cartoon titled, The Only Thing They Respect or Fear. Showing Tweed and his crew standing at the bottom of a hanging platform with the shadows of four nooses on the wall behind them. Quotes from The Nation below the title, "We presume it is strickly correct to say that the one consequence of thieving which ______ would now dread is a violent death. Public scorn, or even the penitentiary, has little terrors for them." and "We do not know how the affair may end, but we do know that if ______ close their careers in peace, and ease, and affluence, it will be a terrible blow to political and private morality." 11x16 in. $40



225tnast: Hand colored wood engraving from the December 13, 1873 issue of Harper's Weekly. This Thomas Nast cartoon pertains to the arrest and incarceration of Boss Tweed, who controlled the political machine of New York City in the mid 1800's. It shows the lady Justice locking a cell door marked W. M. Tweed. To the left of Tweed's cell is an open cell door marked, Next. Title at the bottom of the page says, Justice! 11x16 in. $40


218leg:
1870 Legal Corruption cartoon by Nast showing a lawyer pleading for his client by giving graft. Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60



219leg:
1872 Thomas Nast Boss Tweed above the law, a New York crook. Image shows how the Boss regarded the law. Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly.
16 x 11 in. $80


227tnast: The Third - Term Panic. The first appearance of Thomas Nast's elephant as a representation of the Republican Party. This cartoon was a comment on fears that Grant would run for a third term as President. From the 1874 issue of Harper's Weekly. 16x11 in. $150


228tnast: 1865 Double page spread from Harper's Weekly. Wood engravings titled Pardon and Franchise show Confederate politicians and generals applying to Columbia for pardons. Men include Roger Pryor, General Robert E. Lee, John Letcher, Robert Toombs, and Alexander Stephens. On the right page, a black Union soldier who has lost his leg is standing beside Columbia. Below the title the caption reads: Columbia - "Shall I trust these men, and not this man?"
16x22 in. $200



231tnast:
1871 Hand colored Thomas Nast wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly showing N.Y. City Treasury as Wholesale in top image and two policemen using their batons on a man coming out of the bakery as Retail in bottom image.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50



232tnast: 1875 Nast Legal Print: Tammany Boss Tweed. This hand colored wood engraved print is titled, "Off the Scent." It pertains to the trial of Boss Tweed, the leader of the corrupt Tammany Hall ring in New York City. A dog labeled "Legal Pointer" is shown sniffing through a pile of law books. He is tangled in ribbons labeled as "Red Tape." The red tape is pulling the dog away from Boss Tweed and one of his henchmen, who are absconding with a bag of stolen money. This print is in excellent condition.
11x16 in. $60



233tnast: Very nice wood engraving from the 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly. The President of the United States and His Cabinet, For 1872(?). Shows Boss Tweed, Dick Connolly, Peter B Sweeny, James Fisk Jr, Andrew Jackson Garvey, and others as the future cabinet for John T. Hoffman. Thomas Nast was a large part in Presidential Campaigns throughout his career, and in the seven presidential elections he participated in, he never picked a loser to support. 11x16 in. $60



234tnast: Hand colored wood engraving from the 1882 cover of Harper's Weekly. The Queen of Industry, Or, The New South. Compares the cotton industry of 1861 to the "new" industry of 1882. Thomas Nast was a strong supporter of black civil rights which showed in many of his political cartoons.
11x16 in. $60



235tnast: 1885 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly. Ringing in the Air. Shows two images of Santa Claus Ringing in the Christmas Season. One side captioned, Ding!, the other side captioned, Dong!!
11x16 in.
$175



237tnast: Hand colored wood engraving from the 1875 cover of Harper's Weekly, titled "The Tables Turned." Nast shows William Tweed dressed up as Justice locking up the real Lady Justice in the State Prison. Law is written on the ball attached to her leg with "red tape", and her hair has been cut and is lying on the floor at Tweeds feet. 11x16 in. $60
Black & White: $40


240tnast: 1863 Thanksgiving-Day, Double-page hand colored wood engravings by Thomas Nast which depict the Army, Presidents Washington and Lincoln, the Navy, the Town, the Emancipation, the Country, and the Union Altar giving thanks for all their blessings. Published in Harper's Weekly on December 5, 1863. 16x22in. $200



241tnast: 1865 National Thanksgiving, Double-page hand colored wood engravings by Thomas Nast with "The Proclamation" by Andrew Johnson. Each engraving depicts scenes of peace and abundance throughout the land. 16x22in. $200



242tnast: 1872 Bringing the Thing Home - (Dedicated to the Baltimore Convention). Wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts a family hudled inside a war-ravished home as two men with broken limbs and a hefty man promoting warfare stand by. 10.5x15in. $50



243tnast: 1886 Liberty Is Not Anarchy. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Volume XXX., No. 1550. Scene depicts the U.S. Sword of Justice held by a person in a cape and seven miniature men within each of his fingers. 11x16in. $60



244tnast: Supreme Court - 1872 The Presidential Fever On the Supreme Bench. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts the Chief Justice consoling Judge Davis about the state of labor reform. 11x16in.
Hand Colored: $70
Black & White: $60



247tnast: 1884 The Power Behind the Throne of Justice. Antique wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts Blind Justice weighing an uneven scale in regards to the civil courts being emancipated from un-civil politics. 11x16in. $50



248tnast: 1886 "Both." Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast which was published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts Justice standing below a scale which represents the Briber and the Bribed, as she pushes two business men holding money sacks out of the way. 11x16in. $60



249tnast: 1873 Blindman's Bluff. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts Blind Justice trying to meander her way around the Court of Justice. Boss Tweed pictured on the right. (Top right area of print has a small address label stuck to it but it doesn't affect the picture). 11x16in. $80



250tnast: 1876 The Duty of the Hour. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts an angry Justice trampling over a snake-infested man representing inflation, lies, corruption and fraud. 11x16in. $60



252tnast: 1884 Hand In Glove (Political Influence In Criminal Courts). Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, which was published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts an arrested man shaking hands with his pal the Judge as his captors wait near. 11x16in. $60


253tnast: 1875 "Words, Words, Words." - Shakespeare. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly . Scene depicts a man holding a long scroll with Gov. Tilden's Reform Speeches on it as an angry Justice sits on a throne above him.
11x16in. $60



254tnast: 1878 Income Tax Liberty being Weighed Down. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts a discouraged Slave of Liberty, weighed down by Income Tax, and other laws and taxes. 11x16in.
Hand Colored: $80
Black & White: $60

256tnast: 1879 Christmas Post. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts a young woman posting a letter to Santa Claus outside a Toy Shop as her shaggy dog looks on. 11x16in. $100



257tnast: 1885 "With the Compliments of the Season;" and "A (Political) Toy Bank." Two hand colored wood engravings by Thomas Nast on top an advertisement page in Harper's Weekly. Top left engraving depicts a mail carrier delivering seasonal mail; and top right engraving depicts a short Santa Claus depositing his sacks of money at his bank. 11x16in. $40




258tnast: 1876 Seeing Santa Claus. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast published in Harper's Weekly as a Supplement. Scene depicts a young boy playing 'hide and seek' with Santa, who's starting his descent down the chimney. 11x16in. $150



259tnast: 1884 "Hello! Santa Claus!" Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast published in Harper's Weekly. Engraving depicts a young girl telephoning Santa Claus. 11x16in. $60



260tnast: 1885 The Annual Sacrifice That Cheers Many Hearts. Wood engraving by Thomas Nast which was published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts a pilgrim getting ready to slice a freshly-cooked turkey as indians and pilgrims, holding plates, eagerly await their feast. 11x16in. $40



261tnast: 1863 Santa Claus In Camp - First image of Santa Claus. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast which was published in Harper's Weekly. Scene depicts blue-caped soldiers waiting for Santa to give them their gifts. 11x16in. 
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262tnast: 1867 Thomas Nast wood engraving, The Day We Celebrate. (Irish Riot) Image depicts St. Patrick's Day in 1867 as the police attack the Irish with swords and batons. Published in Harper's Weekly. 11x16in. $150


263tnast: 1873
A Classic! Lawyer,(Fox) throwing sand in Jury's Eyes (Geese). Judge is a dog: "Justice going to the dogs!" The Game of Fox and Geese; Or, Legal Trials of the Period. Hand colored wood engraving published in Harper's Weekly. 11x16in. $80


264tnast: 1875 Justice Bound by Red Tape cartoon. Thomas Nast, great American political cartoonist, attacks Boss Tweed, Tammany by showing how the politicians have tied up "Justice" in red tape. Crooks in foreground are laughing. Hand colored front page engraving from 1875 Harper's. 11x16 in. $80


265tnast: 1878 Thomas Nast engraving shows Thanksgiving Day dreams. Titled "A Dream: Before and after Thanksgiving Dinner". Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly.
11x16 in. $60


267tnast: 1876 Thomas Nast engraving about Gold Inflation. "The Haunted House; or the "murdered" rag baby will not be still. Shake its gory locks at them until they make it vanish." Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $60


268tnast:
1876 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Capture of Tweed -- The Picture That Made the Spanish Officials Take Him For A "Child-Stealer." Spanish officials arrested Boss Tweed as a result of Thomas Nast's cartoons.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50



270tnast:1875 Thomas Nast hand colored wood engraving about Boss Tweed. "The Upright Bench, which is above criticism." Engraving from Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $80



271tnast:  1874 Harper's Weekly, "A Dead Failure" " A gathering of the dead....a kind of love fest among some ancient skeletons from the grave-yard of the ancient Bourbon party....The assembled skeletons shook one another's bony hands, smiled as skeletons are wont to do, and rattled their old bones in forced gleefulness over the drawn battles in New Hampshire and Connecticut, which it pleased them to call Democratic victories!"- Chicago Times (Democratic) B/W
11 x 16in. $40



272tnast:  1874 Anti-alcohol Harpers Weekly, "The Good And Bad Spirits Ar War" Woman (Joan of Arc), "Do what thou canst to save our honors. Drive them from the country, and be immortalized" - Shakespeare" Hand Colored- B/W also available
11 x 16in. $50



273tnast: 1875 Harper's Weekly,  "The Irredeemable Rag Baby. This is a nice position for a hard-money bachelor to be placed in!"
11 x 16in. $40



274tnast: 1878 Harper's Weekly,  "Will He Dare Do It?" 11 x 16in. $80



275tnast:
1884 Two hand colored wood engravings sold as one set by artist, Thomas Nast which were featured in Harper's Weekly. Engraving on left shows a young girl phoning Santa which is titled, "Hello! Santa Claus!" Engraving on right shows Santa Claus picking up the phone to receive the little girl's call. Title is, "Hello! Little One!"
Each engraving measures:
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $275
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276nast:
1882 Hand colored wood engraving set admidst advertisements featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Perhaps This Will Bring Them To Their Senses." Cartoon image shows Santa Claus acting as judge behind his podium reading, 'Congress Reform' as two Congressmen tally
up the votes.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50



277tnast:
1871 Double-paged wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly showing several images by Thomas Nast of a family's household where it is Home Sweet Home, Departures for Early Trains, the family visiting their Country home, a Hotel's dining hall, A large sign on their front door proclaiming Out Of Town, the First Gong being gonged announcing breakfast, and a variety
of other scenes.
22 x 16 in. $40



278tnast:
1868 Wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Reconstruction." Image shows a woman trying to hold together all the states depicted as large sticks but the southern states aren't holding together as good as they ought to. Banner on wall behind her reads, "Equal Rights, With Malice Towards None and Charity To All, by A. Lincoln."
16 x 11 in. $30



279tnast:
1864 Double-paged wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Blessings of Victory," with center image showing two women holding a sword and a branch titled, "Victory Will Bring Us Peace," with smaller round images surrounding center titled, "The Union For Ever." Images show a Veteran's Welcome, Freeing Prisoners of War, the Traitors, Honor to the Brave, No More Slavery, and soldiers raising the American flag.
22 x 16 in. $40



280tnast:
1863 Double-paged wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly showing a weary woman sitting next to the United States flag with the caption, "Honor the Brave. The Union Must and Shall Be Preserved." Images surrounding the woman at center show how the Union must be preserved, whether be it
on Land or at Sea.
22 x 16 in. $40



281tnast:
1871 Hand colored double-paged wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Tammany Tiger Loose -- What Are You Going To Do About It?" Image shows a Tammany tiger about to devour the Law of the Republic dressed as a woman as thousands of onlookers watch from the bandstands above.
22 x 16 in. $150


283tnast:
1881 Wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Our Stumbling-Block. A woman representing Capital and Business is standing at a doorway as a man representing Politics is lying down in the way, preventing her
from moving forward.
16 x 11 in. $30




286tnast:
1864 Hand colored double-page wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The First of April, 1864." Ten assorted images are displayed in all. From top left, "Where is the Enemy;?" "Mr. Shoddy;" "Good Evening, Sir;" "The Appointed Hour;" "Give the Countersign;" "Mt. Fogey;" "There Comes the Alabama." Top image shows animals dressed in finery out for a stroll and bottom image shows "Going to School," and the teacher being labeled, "Old Fool" as he talks to his class.
21-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $160
Black & White: $140



287tnast:
1875 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "Tammany Down Again -- The "Reform" Trap Smashed." Small inset topleft describes Tammany's Waterloo.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $60



288tnast:
1874 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing The Republican Vote portrayed as an elephant falling down from Reform, Repudiation, Inflation and such as the caption reads, "Caught in a Trap -- The Result of the Third-Term Hoax."
16 x 10-1/2 in. $60
Black & White: $40



289tnast:
1877 Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization wood engraving showing an elephant hanging onfor dearlife by his trunk to the edge of a cliff with the caption reading, "Saved (?) By the Skin of His __."
16 x 11 in. $40



290tnast:
1877 Harper's Weekly wood engraving showing a ravaged elephant resting by a tombstone that reads 'Here Lies the Democratic Tiger, Greatly Mourned by the Bereaved Filibusters.' Caption of Engraving reads, "Another Such Victory, And I Am Undone."
16 x 11 in. $40



291tnast:
1877 Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization wood engraving showing the Republican elephant titled, "The Off Year," with the Moral: 'Don't try unsound experiments with a substantial animal. N.B. -- Stanley (Mathews) was not successful in his Exploring Expedition.'
16 x 11 in. $40


 
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