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Grand Demonstration of the Democracy in New York City, October 5, 1868.


  • PUBLISHER: Published in Harper's Weekly, October 24, 1868.

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving,

    DATE: 1868.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 3/4 x 9 1/8" (35 x 23.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Fireworks & lanterns illuminate this evening's procession for Seymour & Blair (noted on the lanterns) - someone is holding up a banner for the "Empire Club". It looks like this event took place at Union Square because you can see the Equestrian Statue of Washington in the background. Details from the buildings that line the park note "Piano Fortes, Monument Hotel, Ball Costumes, etc."


  • CONDITION: Good condition with modern hand color.


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