Klondike Gold Rush Alaska Philippines War Peking China Harper's 1899 issueBrian DiMambro
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Progressive Age, Illustrated Newspapers, Klondike Region, Trout Fishing, Gold, Prospecting).
Issued April 1st, 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.
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.
Full front page illus. of "Holy Week in the Philippines - The Good Friday Procession at Cavite." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Peking - The American Legation and Its Intercourse with the Chinese Court."
Full pg. illus. of "From the Twenty-First Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Artists." Doublepage centerfold of "Trout Fishing - 'Well Hooked'."
Doublepage centerfold and a full pg. of "The Klondike Country - The Quest for Gold, and the Life of the Argonauts [type of submarine]", 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Santiago - Raising the Sunken Spanish Cruiser."
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.