Mormon Tabernacle Salt Lake City Harper's newspaper 1858 complete issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Illustrated Newspapers, Mormons, Salt Lake City, Tabernacle, Bathing House).
Issued September 18th, 1858, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued just prior to 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.
The front page features an illus. of: "Jacob Little, Esq." with a related article. Other prints within include: "Fifth Avenue In The Country" showing city people on a farm; "The Dancing & Gambling Salon at Baden", Germany; "A Gambling Table at Baden" "The Tabernacle at Salt Lake City" and "The Residence and Harem of Heber C. Kimball, Salt Lake City" which have a related article: "Views In & About Salt Lake City".
The back page has 4 comic illustrations of: "Scenes At A Bathing-Place".