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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M23239
People
Unidentified Artist
After Thomas Nast, American (Landau, Bavaria 1840 - 1902 Guayaquil, Ecuador)
Title
Compromise with the South
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Harper's Weekly, vol. VIII, no. 401, September 3, 1864
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1864
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood engraving and letterpress on off-white laid paper
Technique
Wood engraving
Dimensions
block: 23.5 × 35.4 cm (9 1/4 × 13 15/16 in.)
sheet: 28.1 × 40.6 cm (11 1/16 × 16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: below image, printed: DEDICATED TO THE CHICAGO CONVENTION.
  • inscription: right of image, printed: 572 HARPER'S WEEKLY [September 3, 1864
  • inscription: in block, center: IN / MEMORY / OF OUR / Union Heroes / WHO FELL / IN A / USELESS WAR.
  • inscription: bottom of image, in block: [left:] Th Nast. [center left:] NORTH [center right:] SOUTH
  • inscription: in block, top: Compromise with the South
Provenance
[Second Story Books], sold; to the Harvard Art Museums,1996
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Accession Year
1996
Object Number
M23239
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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