War Between the States

Authentic, original woodcut engraving that was published in the August 30, 1862 issue of Harper's Weekly. Caption: Scene, Fifth Avenue. He- "Ah! Dearest Addie! I've succeeded. I've got a Substitute!" She- "Have you? What a curious coincidence! And I have found one For YOU!" 5 x 5 3/4. Harper's Weekly, and date are printed in the margin.

WBTS TRIVIA: This vignette is a spoof on the practice of rich gentleman paying $300 to hire a substitute to serve in their place during the Civil War.

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