What a magnificent
page from history this is! It is rare to be able to view a Southern camp
in a Northern publishing. The page will really stand out when framed and
is well balanced with the various images. Don't miss your chance to own
these views from the past. When you read the captivating obituary of
Colonel Cameron you will be holding the same paper in your hands that the
first person who read it did over 130 years ago.
Unlike newsprint of
this century, these older, original pages do not yellow and fall apart.
The reason is that modern newspapers use an acid based process. Remnant
acid in the paper causes the paper to quickly yellow and deteriorate. A
different process was used in the mid-1800's which yielded an exceptional
quality paper that will last for centuries. Special acid free mats should
be used when you frame this piece to ensure that it will last another 150
years. Acid free mats are available at most better frame shops. If you
have any questions related to handling or framing this piece feel free to
email me. The print is approximately 10 3/4 X 16 inches. I have been
collecting Civil War Newspapers for over 10 years. It is a fascinating
hobby, and I assure you this piece will get noticed!
The leaf is in very
good condition, and has the rich sepia tone that you expect in original
material from this period. It has a few spots of light foxing, and a few
finger smudges in the margins from folks handling the print over the last
Don't miss your
chance to own a rare, original piece of Civil War History. Buy
Original Civil War illustration of South Carolina Regiment at Manassas
Item Number: h1861p509
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