U.S. Navy Admirals Dewey Farragut Porter 1899 Cavite Manila Philippines issueBrian DiMambro
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Progressive Age, Illustrated Newspapers, Cocoa, War in Philippines, U.S. Navy, Dewey, Farragut, Porter).
Issued September 30th, 1899, New York, by Harper & Brothers. Includes the supplement which has a nice double page birds-eye view of Cavite harbor, Philippines plus Dewey return NYC parade route maps and a double page portrait of Admiral Dewey. Large thick issue, 52 pp. !
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.
The front page has three photos of "The Three Admirals of the United States Navy" which includes Farragut, Dewey & Porter.
Doublepage centerfold : 'Battle of Manila, as seen from the Bow of the 'Olympia' '. Article: 'Notes on the Food Value of Cocoa & Chocolate'. Great fullpg. illus. ad for the 'Locomobile' for $600' is very displayable. Several small golf photos. More on the return home of Adm. Dewey.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.