White Mts. NH summit Winslow Homer Harper's 1869 newspaper complete issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Reconstruction Era, Illustrated Newspapers, Winslow Homer, Spirit of '76, Liberty Bell).
Issued July 1st, 1869, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Reconstruction era. Filled with commentary and wood engraved images 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 full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarter page illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A half page illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens of Boston, February, 1775." which is a facsimile of an old engraving by Paul Revere. A full page illustration is of "Fireworks in the Country." A half page illustration is of "Minot's Ledge Light-House, off Boston Harbor." Small portrait of "Francisco Serrano, Regent of Spain." A half page illustration is of "Patent Office, Washington, D.C. - Examiners at Work". A half page illustration is entitled "Just in Time to be too Late - A Daily Scene at Any of Our Ferries." Winslow Homer Print of "The Summit of Mount Washington" is very displayable.