Baltimore Rebel Western Seat War Map Napoleon 1861 Harper's Civil War newspaperBrian DiMambro
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, Baltimore, Rebel Woman, Civil War Map).
Issued September 7th, 1861, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
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.
Full front page: "A Female Rebel In Baltimore" shows a woman in a fancy dress with soldiers around her. Prints inside include: "Preparing Merchant Vessels for the Blockade" which has 4 prints; "Bar of the Spottswood House, Richmond, Virginia" "Brig. General Franz Siegel" "The Rebel General Ben. McCulloch". Also a full page of 5 scenes of: "Recruiting In New York" and a full page "Map Of The Seat of War In The West", a full pg. print: "Fort Lafayette in New York Harbor Where Political Prisoners are Confined" & a fullpg: "Market Place at Winchester, Rendezvous of the Rebel Militia..." and also: "The Conestoga & Lexington, U.S. Gunboats on the Mississippi" & "The Second Fire Zouaves of New York" & "Prince Napoleon & His Wife, the Princess Clotilde".
Four political cartoons on the back page.