Dark Parks Books & Collectibles

Houlihan, Ray.
Ulysses S. Grant at Shiloh. Original Ink Drawing for American Heritage Magazine, 1960. American Heritage Publishing. February, 1960.
8 x 10 inches, illustration. 10 x 15 inches, illustration board. Original ink drawing on thick paper, signed “RH” in lower right corner. Pasted to illustration board, as issued for press. With reference notes to outer margins of illustration board. Notes stating issue of magazine, article title and page to place illustration. Some minor foxing/aging due to paste down, with no affect. Small red stamp “Credit American Heritage Picture Collection” on recto and verso of board, no affect, at outer margin of illustration board. Ray Houlihan (1923-1991) specialized in historical subjects and produced work  in numerous mainstream magazines and books. In his early years, Houlihan was an artist for Funnies Inc. and provided filler comic strips for Timely (Marvel) and National (DC) comic books, including original issues of Superman and The Human Torch. Houlihan studied at the famed Art Students League in New York and was a member of the Society of Illustrators. The American Heritage article written by Bruce Catton (Vol.11, Issue 2) focused on the successful offenses of Ulysses S. Grant at the Battle of Shiloh on April 8, 1862 in Tennessee.        Kelsey: Grant Biblio: 1010. EBSCO 22566562.       Original art. Art. Civil War. Ulysses S. Grant. American history. Comics. Shiloh.               DP 10005   $200.00