London: Illustrated London News, 1863. Print. A nicely framed page from the Illustrated London News with two views. The first is titled "Family Worship in a Plantation in South Carolina." It depicts a black minister giving a sermon to both the white owners and black slaves of the plantation. The second is "The War in America: The Federals Shelling the City of Charleston- Shell Bursting in the Streets." It shows residents running away as the shell explodes behind them. Both of the wood engravings are lightly hand-colored. The print is double matted and in a 2.5 inch handsome dark wood frame.The frame has some nicks but is overall very good. The print is in fine condition. Print is 11.5 x 16 inches in a 20 x 25 inch frame. ART/051613. Very Good+.
Manuscripts & Prints
London: Illustrated London News, 1864. Ephemera. This page from the Illustrated London News has two illustrations of the Civil War in America. One shows black workers unloading cotton from blockade=runners at Nassau, New Providence. The other is of General Stuart's head'quarters on the Rapidan. The prints are black and white with some hand-coloring. Folio page is double-matted in black paper and gilt. Very good plus condition. ILLUS/041613. Very Good+.