Golf Bayonet Charge Remington Dewey Harper's Hong-Kong 1899 Hawaii Cuba issueBrian DiMambro
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Progressive Age, Illustrated Newspapers, Frederick Remington, Philippines, Admiral Dewey, Golf).
Issued June 10th, 1899, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Progressive Age. Filled with commentary and many types of images, issued contemporary to the events. Philippines War centerfold dbl. pg. by Remington, full page golf image, Hong-Kong cover, Cuba, etc.
Original late-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.
The front page has a full page print: "Admiral Dewey's Return--U.S.S. 'Olympia' in Kau-Lung Dry Dock, Hong-Kong". There is a full page of photos on: "The Arrival in the United States of the Former Spanish War-Ship 'Reina Mercedes'". The double page centerfold is an illustration of "In the Philippines--A Bayonet Rush" by Frederic Remington. There is a very nice & displayable fullpg. A.B. Frost golf print: "A Long Putt to Halve the Hole".
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.