Lot #301
Harper's Weekly

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Original Civil War-era sketch for Harper’s Weekly, which was part of the 10-scene mosaic entitled ‘On the Road between Washington and Alexandria,’ published on June 22, 1861. The sketch, accomplished in graphite and watercolor on an off-white 2.25 x 6.25 sheet, shows two Union soldiers stringing up telegraph wires, with the reverse captioned: “On the road, putting up telegraph wires.” In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Hollywood
  • Dates: #606 - Ended April 14, 2021