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May 6, 1854
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston May 6, 1854 This newspaper was one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time as the famed Harper's Weekly & Leslie's Illustrated had yet to exist.
The front page features a print & article on: "John J. Audubon". Other prints within include scenes in Russia, the Phoca or Seal, Valley Forge & view of Gen. Washington'... See More
March 11, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 11, 1778
* The Articles of Confederation (historic)
* American Revolutionary War
This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.
There are only a handful of documents in American history which can be considered cornerstones in the cre... See More
September 1, 1869
CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Sept. 1, 1869 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see this hyperlink), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preser... See More
September 14, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1912
This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Jerome D. Travers, America's New Amateur Golf Champion."
In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." There is a full page illustration called "A Little Forecast of Coming Events" by Kemble ... See More
June 6, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1903 Frontpgae illustration "Discussing the Yacht Races; Defending the Panama Canal; The Fight for an Open Port; The President in the West; Doublepage illustration "What She Didn't Declare" by James Montgomery Flagg; other news and advertisements of the day. See photos for full details.
January 5, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.
This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More
June 22, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1901 Photo "First Dip of the Season"; The Oil Boom in Texas; The International Jubilee Convention of the Y.M.C.A. at Boston; Valley Forge and the Nation; doublepage centerfold "The Viaduct at One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Street" by Peters; Features of the Russian Army; The American Steel Industry; "America" Flagship of the ... See More
February 2, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More
February 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1869 The front page of this issue features an article on Washington's Resignation and illustration "Original Portrait Of Washington" from a painting executed by Polk at Valley Forge. Also a nice full page illustration "General Washington Resigning His Commission To Congress At Annapolis". Large view of "Panoramic View O... See More
March 1, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1873 Front full page illustration of "Washington at Valley Forge-Winter of 1777-8." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1732-Our Grandmothers."
Two 1/4 page portraits of "Hon. Samuel C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas" and "Hon. A. M. York, Mr. Pomeroy's Accuser"... See More
January 27, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 27, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. 1/2 pg: 'Burial of Cornelius Vanderbilt'. Fullpg: 'The stranded steamship 'L'Amerique'. Fullpg: 'Winter sketches'.
July 6, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 6, 1878 Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'The Valley Forge Centennial'. Nice nearly halfpg: 'Group of Bannock Indians' & halfpg: 'Lava Beds, Idaho'.
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