Winslow Homer x 3 Harvest Scenes Dancing 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, Winslow Homer, Harvest Scenes, Trinity Church, Election Scenes).
Issued November 13th, 1858, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued in the years before the Civil War. 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 page features the article and illustration: 'The New Brick Church in Fifth Avenue, New York'.
Inside: "The Late Election" article features two nearly half page illustrations: "Mayor Tiemann's Race to the Voting Place..." and "The Voting Place...". Over a half page illustration: "Paul Morphy Playing Eight Games of Chess without Seeing the Boards" accompanies the article "Paul Morphy in Paris".
A full page Winslow Homer print: 'Husking the Corn in New England' also has an accompanying article. Two additional half page illustrations done by Homer as well are: 'The Dance After the Husking' and 'Driving Home The Corn'