Thomas Nast's Original "Civil
War POW's" Print
This, is an original 1863 Thomas Nast Civil
War illustration. The leaf is from an 1863 Harper's Weekly newspaper. The
leaf is captioned, "The Prisons at Richmond- Union Prisoners at Belle Isle."
The print shows starving Union prisoners in the prison at Richmond.
The men are emaciated, and obviously starved to the point of death.
Thomas Nast "Civil War POW's"
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the Civil War works of Thomas Nast. We have created this digital
archive for the use of researchers and students of Thomas Nast. Please
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A Note to our Readers
We created this
Thomas Nast Gallery to digitally preserve Nast's Civil War work for
posterity. We are now making the original, 140 year old leafs
available for a price of $250 each. The proceeds from the sale of the
material will enable us to continue to expand the material featured on our
site. Please contact
if you are interested in acquiring one of these original leafs.