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ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009655259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:01

$90.00
154108

WINSLOW HOMER Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) Sailboat PRINT 1879 Harper's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955411156

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1879 * Winslow Homer print * Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) Featured is an article" "Present Tendencies of American Art" in which an illustration by Winslow Homer entitled "Sail-Boat" is included. Other articles are: "A Few Sea-Birds" "The Coast Survey" "The English Home of the Washingtons" "Sketches In Tyrol" with many nice prints; "English and American Locomotives" and other stories and illustrations. Complete in 150+ pages, disbound, outer wrappers still including, tiny pin holes at the blank spine & a few tape mends to the covers. Nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:35

$55.00
153023

EMANCIPATION SLAVES Pen Thomas Nast Civil War Winslow Homer PRINTS1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898154023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 * Thomas Nast on the Emancipation of Negroes * Winslow Homer print * Print of a slave pen - great contrast with the emancipation-themed print * Reference to the infamous "Weeping Day" auction near Savannah, Georgia This issue contains a full page by Winslow Homer: "Winter Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut", and a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Emancipation of the Negroes, January, 1863--The Past and the Future" with several vignettes. This also has an accompanying article which explains the illustration and references the famous Mr. Pierce M. Butler slave auction which took place on March 2-3, 1859 outside of Savannah, Georgia (The "We... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:19

$120.00
152968

MORMONS Salt Lake City Utah Winslow Homer PRINTS 1858 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894422377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons * Winslow Homer prints The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article on the same page: "Salt Lake City". The front page features a nearly half page illustration of "General James Watson Webb" with an accompanying article. Other illustrations include 3 prints relating to the article: "Butterfly Parks". Also a full page: "Meeting Between Mr. Reed... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:43

$79.00
150500

CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653385361

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 * Winslow Homer Christmas print The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume. Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition". This issue also contains "Charles D... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2017 14:45

$165.00
146879

SNAP-THE-WHIP Winslow Homer's Famous Oil Painting PRINT 1873 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711021721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873 * Winslow Homer's most famous print * Great for framing * SNAP-THE-WHIP This issue has a double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" done by famed artist Winslow Homer. This print, considered by many to be the most desirable illustrations done by Homer to appear in Harper's Weekly--and arguably the most desired issue from the 60 year run of the newspaper--features several young boys playing snap-the-whip in a schoolyard. Very nice, clean condition, sewn-in centerfold with 5 quite tiny binding holes which are almost unnoticeable (one fully in the upper margin, with three of the other four blending in nicely with the image itself). A great d... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2016 13:42

$670.00
146546

Very FIRST 1ST New York Times "DAILY" CROSSWORD PUZZLE Game 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518793143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 11, 1950 * First ever New York Times "Daily" crossword puzzle Although today the presence of a crossword puzzle in this daily newspaper is more than commonplace, it was in this edition that the first daily puzzle appeared. The New York Times originally considered crossword puzzles frivolous, "a primitive form of mental exercise" but eventually published its first puzzle in its Sunday edition of Feb. 15, 1942 (see our issue #624520), becoming a daily feature on this date of Sept. 11, 1950. See this link from a 2001 edition of the Times verifying the significance of this issue. Also of interest is a sports page headline: "DiMaggio Wallops 3 Homers as Yankees Route S... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:24

$158.00
137338

Both BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig Hit HRs Home Runs New York Yankees 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467973586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1931 * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees The top of the sports pave has a banner head: "Yankees Take Two as Ruth and Gehrig Hit Homers..." with one column subheads: "20,000 See Yankees Rout Indians Twice" "Gehrig Hits No. 45 and Ruth Gets 44th as Team Wins..." "Lou Breaks Own Record" and more (see). Another article has: "Players of the Game - Lefty Grove--Baseball's Champion Pitcher" with a photo of him. Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use. Great condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:05

$57.00
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