“Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner”

Thomas Nast. From Harper's Weekly, November 20, 1869.

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Harper’s illustrator, Thomas Nast, imagined this diverse group of people joining Uncle Sam’s dinner table just four years after the close of the Civil War, a time when many Americans were trying to re-envision national identity.

Metadata Details
Item Type Magazine Article
Title Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner
Publication Title Harper's Weekly
Short Title Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner, 1869
Creator Thomas Nast
Publication Date November 20, 1869
Volume Vol. 13
Pages p. 745
Call Number folio A 5 .392
Location General Collections 2nd floor