2nd Bull Run Color Bearer 1862 Buell Harper's Civil War Nast cover Kentucky mapBrian DiMambro
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers. 2nd Bull Run, Color-Bearer, Cincinnati, Kentucky Map, Political Cartoons).
Issued September 20th, 1862, New York, by Harper & Brothers. Cover art by Thomas Nast. Full page map showing seat of war in Kentucky & Tenn.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Civil War. Filled with commentary and wood engraved images relating to that war and issued contemporary to the events.
Original mid-19th century weekly newspaper. An actual, complete newspaper published at the date listed, not a modern re-issue.
During this period, this journal was a major, influential national publication which employed many of the top artists of the era.
Paper uniformly age toned as typical, some pages loose. Issue was once bound up in a volume and is now free-standing and complete unto itself as originally issued.
Nice looking, clean, well preserved example, pages loosened, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Text on reverse of each page as always, images and maps from Harper's like this are often offered separately for display.
Newspaper measures c. 16" H x 11" W.
Periodical will be shipped gently rolled in a sturdy 3" wide tube to ensure it arrives safely to you! Multiple issues purchased at the same time will be shipped flat.
Dramatic full front page illustration: "A Gallant Color-Bearer" is by Thomas Nast. Prints inside include: "General Buell's Campaign" showing many views; "Preparations for Defense at Cincinnati--Citizens in the Trenches" showing "Troops Crossing to Covington" and 2 other images.
Historic & dramatic double page centerfold: "General Sigel's Corps at the Second Battle of Bull Run--Fought August 29, 1862". Also a full page: "War Map of Kentucky and Tennessee, Showing the Present Theatre of Operations in the West". Other prints include: "The Late General Isaac I. Stevens" and "The Late General Phil Kearney" and "The Late Colonel Fletcher Webster" and a half pg: "The Army of the Potomac Passing the Hygeia Hotel at Old Point Comfort, Virginia".
The back page has 2 political cartoons: "The Situation in Ohio" & "The Three Months Volunteer at Home".