New York: Harper's Weekly, 1889.
Woodcut. Image measures 16 1/2" x 46".
This impressing woodcut scene appeared as a Supplement to the Harper's Weekly May 11, 1889 issue. Drawn by T. de Thulstrup, the beautiful black and white illustration shows the scene of the Centennial Military Parade as the West Point Cadets pass the reviewing stand in Madison Square amongst thousands of spectators. Thure de Thulstrup (1848 - 1930) was a Swedish-American magazine illustrator. He is most known for his historical military scenes.
Harper's Weekly was a New York-based illustrated political magazine published from 1857 until 1916. The magazine featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects, and humor. Its most well-known contributor was Thomas Nast, who made his career doing political cartoons for the publication.
This print is in good condition with some wear and toning along the original folds. Verso repair along folds. Minor foxing.
Illustrator: Thure de Thulstrup