Homer, Winslow (illus).
Full page wood engraving, in issue Harper's Weekly magazine from February 28, 1874 (missing page 191/192), image 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches on sheet size 16 1/4 x 11 1/2. Image in very good condition with a few small spots in outer margins, soft horizontal fold; issue has light edge wear with toning to center of front cover. The prominent late 19th century American artist Winslow Homer worked as an illustrator for Harper's Weekly and other illustrated journals from the 1850s to the mid 1870s, his designs being rendered as wood-engravings. This issue also includes: two panoramic views on a single page of the State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane, Middletown, Orange County, New York, and the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York; an attractive bird's-eye view full page engraving of Mount Vernon, 1874, plus Thomas Nast cover illustration: 'The New York Tribunes "Disclosures."'. Item #52458