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August 1, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1868 The full front page illustration is of "Rescued from the Dog Pound." Inside is a 1/6 page illustration of "The Late Peter Cagger." Three illustrations of "Water Sprouts in the Pacific" including "...Racing, Forming, and Dissolving" accompany an article on the same. A full page Thomas Nast illustration is entitled... See More
August 8, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1868 The front page of the issue features and article on "The Maryland Flood" and has three illustrations 'The Great Flood in Maryland--Destruction of the Fayette St. Bridge, Baltimore'. and two smaller ones with an additional half page illustration inside also. A half page illustration entitled "Inauguration of the Luther Monum... See More
August 8, 1868
HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1868
* Victorian fashions
* Dress pattern "Supplement" included!
This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867.
The early issues o... See More
August 15, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1868 The full front page features is of a Thomas Nast illustration entitled "Reconstruction." Inside is a half-page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Emigrants on the Battery of Castle Garden, New York." 1/2 page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Interior View of the Office at Castle Garden, New York." Three 1/3 page... See More
August 17, 1868
NORFOLK VIRGINIAN, Norfolk, Virginia, August 17, 1868
* The White Man's Ticket
* Anti-Black Elections
* The Reconstruction Period
The inset shows the national and state candidates listed under "The White Mans Ticket". An obvious example of post-Civil War bitterness as well as the political divisiveness that occurred during the Reconstruction period.
Complete in four ... See More
August 19, 1868
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 19, 1868
* Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede, with image
An inside page has a nice article, "Improvement in the Velocipede", which is accompanied by a 4 3/4 inch square print, "Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede". Other interesting inventions and period advertising are present throughout.
Complete in 16 pages, meas... See More
August 19, 1868
THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, Aug. 19, 1868
* Rare satirical - satire issue
Info on the "NCSE" website notes: "This title first appeared 11 May 1867, being a weekly paper by Arthur W. aBeckett, and lasting only through 1870. The title ‘Tomahawk’ was borrowed from William Makepeace Thackeray, the novelist, satirist, ill... See More
August 19, 1868
THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, June 5, 1869 This title was focused on satire and was a conservative piece in opposition to B. Disraeli who would soon become Prime Minister. Very similar to the more popular "Punch" of the day, it combined a good deal of genuine amusement with a zealous effort at social reform. The image of a tomahawk hat... See More
August 22, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1868 The front page of the issue features a nearly half page illustration "Rogers, the Sculptor, Modeling His Colossal Statue of America, at Rome, June, 1868" Nearly half page illustration of: 'Governor W.F.M. Arny's Indian Expedition' shows him with 13 Indians. Halfpg: 'On the Docks After a Hot Day'. An arti... See More
August 29, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1868 The full front page of the issue is of the illustration entitled 'Body of Thaddeus Stevens Lying in State at the Capitol, Washington' with several Black soldier guards. A text articles on "Thaddeus Stevens" and a halfpage 'Scene at the Deathbed of Thaddeus Stevens' and one-third "The Late Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsy... See More
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