Commentary — July 1, 2010, 10:02 am

SCAD Illustrates the Harper’s Archives

In the spring of 2010, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Illustration Department graduate students collaborated with Harper’s Magazine art director Stacey D. Clarkson on a project for which each student illustrated a significant story from the magazine’s archives.

October 1851, Herman Melville, “The Town-Ho’s Story.”

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July 1864, Robert Tomes, “The Fortunes of War.”

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October 1885, Veeder B. Paine, “Our Public Land Policy.”

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April 1901, Mark Twain, “Extracts from Adam’s Diary (Translated from the Original Manuscript).”

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June 1902, Edith Wharton, “The Quicksand.”

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May 1916, William Allen White, “The Country Newspaper.”

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