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Thomas Nast's Original "The Sanitary Commission" Print

This is an interesting 1864 Thomas Nast picture showing the contributions of Civil War Women.  The central image is labeled with a large banner, "Our Heroines", and shows a woman caring for an injured Civil War soldier.  The soldier is in bed with a bandage on his head, obviously badly wounded.  The kind woman is shown reading scriptures to him from the Bible. 

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Thomas Nast's tribute to Civil War Women  (Click on Image for Enlarged View)

In the upper left inset image, a woman is shown giving comfort to a soldier in a tent on the battlefield.  In the upper right, another Civil War woman is shown caring for a wounded soldier in a hospital.  The lower left shows a woman sewing garments, and then in the lower right image, the same Civil War woman is shown selling those garments at the fair to raise money for helping to care for the soldiers.  This is an image in which Nast sought to capture, and pay tribute to the contributions of Women in the Civil War.We hope you enjoy this complete Gallery of the Civil War works of Thomas Nast.  We have created this digital archive for the use of researchers and students of Thomas Nast.  Please remember that the digitally enhanced images are Copyright Son of the South Material.  For more information, contact paul@sonofthesouth.net .

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 paul@sonofthesouth.net if you are interested in acquiring one of these original leafs.

 

 

 

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