3217 – The Pumpkin Effigy: Harper’s Weekly Pumpkin Picture

Physical description:
A large (roughly A3) page from Harper's Weekly. There are three columns of text about Halloween and a large black and white engraving showing a Jack O'Lantern with children.
Museum classification:
Halloween exhibition
Size:
27cm x 40cm
Information:

This image was the first to show a pumpkin Jack O'Lantern. The text bemoans the decline of the old traditions and includes a poem.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Paper
Copyright ownership:
Harper's Weekly