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The Philadelphia Collection II



Item # 206229

July 21, 1871

Harper's Weekly, various dates from July 21, 1877 through January 28, 1899. This is a six issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. This is another great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. architecture, or U.S. history.

The individual issues are described as:


Harper's WEEKLY, July 21, 1877. Full front pg. illus. of "The Reigning Belle." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Old Neptune's Welcome." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Presentation of the Freedom of the City of London to General Grant." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "William Caxton, The First English Printer, Showing Printed Proof to Edware IV." Full pg. illus. of "Fourth of July dinner Given to the Philadelphia Newsboys by Mr. George W. Childs." The supplement contains a 1/3 pg. portrait of "The Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovitch, Heir Aparent to the Throne of Russia." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Rock of Gibraltar - The Neutral Ground Viewed from the Spanish Frontier." Dblpgctrfld. of "What's That." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Steel Torpedo Vessel Used by the Russians on the Danube." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Section of Russian Torpedo Vessel."

December 22, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "More Pacification." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Farewell Reception to Minister Welsh at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts." 1/3 pg. portrait of "Osman Pasha." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Victor Hugo in Auguste's Wine Shop." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "An Old-Fashioned Ghost Story." Full pg. Nast illus. of "An Open Question Still." The supplement contains "The Girls Saw the Right Hand of the Portrait Move Out of the Canvas." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Sir Anthony Stood Frowning and Pursing Up His Lips." 2/3 of a dblpgctfld. of "The Masquerade Ball- The Grand Procession." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Airy Fairy Lilian." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Mildred and Edgar Ammerdown."

Jan. 14, 1888 Front full pg. illus. of "Greeting the Emperor at the Window of the Palace in Berlin." Inside is a small portrait of "Hon. Fremont Cole, Speaker of the Assembly." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Henry Irving as Jingle." Full pg. illus. containing three illus. pertaining to "The New Lake wall and Esplanade at Chicago." Full pg. illus. of "Placing a Sick Horse on an Ambulance in the Streets of New York." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Plan to Model Tenement Houses." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Isabella Home, 190th Street and 10th Avenue, New York City." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Model Tenement Houses in Cherry Street, New York." Full pg. illus. of "The New Year's Mummers on Chestnut Street, Philadelphia."

November 5, 1898. Front full pg. illus. of "Croker to the Public." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Peace Jubilee at Philadelphia." Full pg. illus. of "The Peace Jubilee at Philadelphia - Lieutenant Hobson and the 'Merrimac's' Crew Passing Through the Court of Honor." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes of Present Interest in the French Capitol." Full pg. illus. of "The Peace Jubilee in Chicago, October 18." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Restoration of Independence Hall, Philadelphia." Full pg. illus. of "Some of the Exhibits at this Year's Photographic Salon, Philadelphia." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New 'Maine'."

March 21, 1891. Front full pg. portrait of "Marshall Field, the Chicago Merchant." Inside is a full pg. containing several portraits of "Edward Harrigan and Members of his Company." Two full pg. illus. of "A Thursday Afternoon with the Germania Orchestra at the Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia" and "Jeu De Berre at the Riding Club, New York City." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Senator John M. Palmer" and "The Right Rev. B. H. Paddock, S.T.D." Full pg. illus. of "The Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York - the Pupils at Work." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Junction of Broadway and Sixth Avenue."

January 28, 1899. Front full pg. illus. of "The Evacuation of Havana - Farewell Courtesies Between Spanish and American Officers in the Palace as Twelve O'Clock Struck." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "he United States Naval Training Station, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco." Full pg. illus. of "The Final Scene in the American Occupation of Havana - Captain-General Castellanos, His Staff, and the Spanish Evacuation Commissioners Leaving the Palace on Their Way to Take Ship for Spain." Full pg. of illus. of "Philadelphia - From the Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts." Dblpgctrfld. of "Puerto Rico - the Custom House and Army Headquarters at Playa De Ponce." Several illus. of "Some Interesting Types of Modern Drawbridges." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The United States Commissioner-General to the Paris Exposition, and his Staff."

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