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172414

Very early Abraham Lincoln print in a newspaper...

Item #172414

November 10, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860  This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809."  Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president.

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172412

The Prince of Wales... Charles Dickens story...

Item #172412

November 03, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1860  Frontpg. has 1/2 pg. print: "The Last of the Prince--The Royal Squadron Steaming Out of Portland Harbor". Fullpg. shows: "Our Recent Vistitors, The Prince of Wales and Suite--At Brady's Gallery, New York". Nice dblpgctrfld. shows an elegant naval parade: "Embarkation of the Prince of Wales at Portland, Maine". ... See More  

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172410

The Prince of Wales at West Point...

Item #172410

October 27, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, October 27, 1860  Fullpg: "Britain Americanized" includes a pool table. Two nice fullpg. prints: "The Prince of Wales at West Point". "Grand Ball to the Prince at the Academy of Music, Boston" plus much more.

Complete in 16 pages.

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172408

Winslow Homer print...

Item #172408

October 20, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Octobert 20, 1860 Full ftpg. cartoonish illus: 'Welcome to the Prince of Wales' is by Winslow Homer. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Grand Ball Given by the Citizens of N.Y. to the Prince of Wales' & more on this.

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172406

Supporting Lincoln and Hamlin in the 1860 Presidential race... William Walker, print and details of life and death...

Item #172406

October 13, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1860  The front page shows "His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the Tomb of Washington". Inside shows: "The Late General Walker, the Filibuster".   A 2nd report, "The End of Walker", provides additional details of his death.  Yet another report, "Hondoras... The Capture of Walker", provides... See More  

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172404

Prince of Wales, Albert Edward... General William Walker, death confirmed...

Item #172404

October 06, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 6, 1860  Full ftpg. shows: 'His Royal Highness Albert Edward, Prince of Wales'. Fullpg. shows: "Sheep Owned by Mr. Messenger". 3/4 print shows: "Robert Fleury's Great Picture of the Burning of Heretics by the Roman Catholics at an Auto Da Fe". Nice dblpgctrfld. view of: 'Broadway--Respectfully Dedicated to the Prince o... See More  

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172402

Washington Aqueduct Bridge... Death of General William Walker...

Item #172402

September 29, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 29, 1860  Ftpg. has a one-third pg. illus. of: "The Washington Aqueduct Bridge" in Washington, D.C. Two fullpg. illus. showing: "The Treason of Arnold on the Night of Sept. 21, 1780" & "The Capture of Andre, Sept. 23, 1780". A 1/3 illus. of "Landing of a Party of Garibaldians in Calabria on the Night of August 9-1... See More  

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172400

Francesco II., The King of Naples...

Item #172400

September 22, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1860  Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francesco II., The King of Naples." Inside: 1/4 pg. illus. of "Columbia Making Her Toilet to Receive the Prince" and 1/2 pg. of "Columbia's Welcome". 1/2 pg. illus. of "Rev. William Wood Stamp, President of the Wesleyan Methodist Society, England, for 1860-1861." 1/2 pg. ill... See More  

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172398

Winslow Homer... Central Park...

Item #172398

September 15, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 15, 1860  Nice halfpg. illus. of: "Hon. Horace Greeley". Great dblpgctrfld: "The Drive in the Central Park, New York" by Winslow Homer shows a "young" Central Park with the trees very small. One-third pg: "General View of the City of London, Canada West". Half-page: "The Prince of Wales' Progress.--King ... See More  

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172396

City of Toronto, Canada... Public Square at Cleveland...

Item #172396

September 08, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 8, 1860  The ftpg has: "A Group of Druses in Lebanon". Fullpg. with 3 "Panoramic Views of the City of Toronto, Canada". Nice dblpgctrfld. has various vignettes on "Public Sq. at Cleveland, Ohio with the Perry Statue" & more on O.H. Perry. Small illus: "The Virgin, an Instrument of Torture", halfpg print: The ... See More  

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172394

The Ohio Holy Stone...

Item #172394

September 01, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1860  Ftpg. has three small prints re: "The Ohio Holy Stone--Great Circular Mound Near Newark, Ohio". Two-thirds pg: "City of Damascus, Syria". Fullpg. shows fireworks upon completion of the Victoria Bridge in Montreal, Canada. Fullpg: "Durham & Devon Cows". Another print is: "Proposed New Parliament Buildings ... See More  

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172392

Notable Abraham Lincoln political cartoon, with racial overtones...

Item #172392

August 25, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1860  Perhaps the most significant print in this issue is the back page political cartoon captioned: "The Coming Man's Presidential Career, a la Blondin" showing a beardless Abe Lincoln with an African-American on his shoulders. (Blondin was a famous tightrope walker who had walked across Niagara Falls on a rope the year prior).  An... See More  

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172390

Montreal, Canada...

Item #172390

August 18, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 18, 1860  Ftpg. shows: 'Our Central Park--The Iron Bridge over the Skating Pond'. Halfpg: 'Dheir-El-Kamar, In Syria' Dblpgctrfld. has three: 'General Views of the City of Montreal, Canada' with text. A full page has an illustration: "A Horse Congress--Delegates From the Four Quarters of the Globe".

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172388

The Great Eastern...

Item #172388

August 11, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1860  Inside: 18 small illus. pertaining to "Reminiscences of a visit to the "Great Eastern," by Our Artist July 28, 1860." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The City of Halifax, Nova Scotia." Full pg. illus. containing five smaller illus. pertaining to "Stray Leaves from the Sketchbook of a Lady at Newport." Seven small illus... See More  

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172386

The meteor of July 20...

Item #172386

August 04, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, August 4, 1860  Three large front pg. illus. pertaining to "The Meteor" including "The Meteor of July 20, as seen by J.A. Adams, Esq., at Saratoga Springs," "The Meteor as seen by S.P. Avery, Esq., at Brooklyn," and "The Meteor as seen by J. M'Nevin, Esq., Near Bedford, Long Island." Inside: Two diagrams Pertaining... See More  

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172384

City of Messina... Chicago Zouaves...

Item #172384

July 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 28, 1860  Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Zouaves Executing Their Drill in New York". Two fullpg. prints: "The Spirits Abroad--The Spirit of Disunion" and "The Spirit of Union". Great fullpg. view of: "The City of Messina, Sicily". Bkpg. cartoon concerning the Chicago Zouaves.

Complete in 16 pages.

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172382

American trotting horses...

Item #172382

July 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 21, 1860  Front pg has two nice illustrations: "Mr. Chenery's Stables at Belmont, Massachusetts, Where the Cattle Disease--Pleuro-Pheumonia--First Appeared" and "Part of Mr. Chenery's Herd". Fullpg. with two great illustrations of: "Our American Trotting Horses". Nice & displayable dblpgctrfld: "Review of t... See More  

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172380

Fourth of July...

Item #172380

July 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 14, 1860  Nice ftpg. illustration: "Diagram of the Eclipse of the Sun on July 18, 1860" plus text. Nice fullpg: "Uniforms of the 7th Regiment N.Y. State Militia". Fullpg: "The 4th of July--80 Years Ago" & "The 4th of July--Nowadays", both being displayable.

Complete in 16 pages.

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172378

Great Eastern Steamship...

Item #172378

July 07, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 7, 1860  Dramatic dblpgctrfld: "Great Eastern Steamship Coming up the Narrows Into the Harbor of New York". Ftpg. shows: "Torture of the Tourniquet as Practiced in the Prisons in Sicily". On page has two illustrations: "The Boys of Palermo Welcoming Garibaldi" and "Garbaldi's Camp Near Palermo, In Sicily".

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172376

Garibaldi...

Item #172376

June 30, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, June 30, 1860  There is a fullpg: "Departure of Garibaldi & His Followers from Genoa". A decorative dblpgctrfld: "Ball Given by the City of New York to the Japanese Embassy". One-third pg has: "The Royal Palace at Palermo".

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172374

The Japanese Embassy...

Item #172374

June 23, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, June 23, 1860  Ftpg. has 6 comic scenes on: "The Derby Day" at Epsom Downs. Very nice fullpg. print: "Epsom Racecourse--The Coming In" showing the race in progress. Quarterpg: "Tommy" of the Japanese Embassy. Four dramatic illus. of: "The Great Tornado" in Camanche, Iowa & Albany City, Illinois. Fullpg. shows: '... See More  

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172372

Central Park in New York City...

Item #172372

June 16, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1860 Very fine dblpgctrfld. showing a: 'General View of the Central Park, N.Y.' being a nice overview of it. Also a related article. The ftpg. includes a nearly halfpg. illus. of swans in Central Park. Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172370

Map of Two Sicilies, Italy... Cities of Messina and Naples...

Item #172370

June 09, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 9, 1860 Full front pg. illus. of "General Giuseppe Garibaldi." Inside contains a "Map of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The City of Messina, in Sicily." Large illus. spanning across the bottom of two pgs. of "General View of the City of Naples, with Mount Vesuvius in the Distance." 1/2 pg. illus. of the "E... See More  

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172368

The slave ship...

Item #172368

June 02, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860  The prime print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 re... See More  

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172366

Early "beardless" Lincoln illustration on the front page...

Item #172366

May 26, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1860  This issue has become one of the most desired pre-Civil War issues of this famous illustrated newspaper, as it did much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence and is one of relatively few published portraits of Lincoln without his beard.

This issue announces, in a very dramatic way, the selection of Lincoln as the Republican candidate fo... See More  

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172364

Republican Convention in Chicago...

Item #172364

May 19, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 19, 1860  Front page illustrations of the two Union Candidates for President & Vice Pres: 'John Bell, of Tenn.' and 'Ed. Everett, of Mass.' Full page with 6 illus. of: 'Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Republicans in Nominating Convention in their Wigwam at Chicago, May, 1860', wherein Lin... See More  

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172362

Print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, pre-election...

Item #172362

May 12, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860  The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860".  This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history.

The doublepage centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominen... See More  

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172360

First world championship boxing match: Heenan vs. Sayers...

Item #172360

May 05, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1860  The prime feature of this issue would have to be the great doublepage centerfold print captioned: "Bloody, Brutal, and Blackguard Prize-Fight In England, Between Heenan and Sayers, On April 17, 1860" which shows hundreds of spectators.

This historic boxing match is considered the very first world boxing championship. It is a terrific boxi... See More  

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172358

Democratic Convention...

Item #172358

April 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Delegates to the Democratic Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel'. Also a halfpg. scene of the Convention Hall at Charleston, S.C., plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing them in session at Charleston. 'Statue of Henry Clay, at New Orleans'. The back page has a notice for "The Base Ball Player's Pocket Companion&quo... See More  

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172356

Hon. Stephen Douglas...

Item #172356

April 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1860  Very nice full ftpg: "Hon. Stephen A. Douglas". Great fullpg: "View of Charleston, S.C." being a nice bird's-eye-view. Dblpgctrfld. shows: "Prominent Candidates for the Democratic Nomination at Charleston, S.C." includes Jefferson Davis, Sam Houston, F. Pierce, & S. Douglas.

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172354

Hon. Martin J. Crawford, of Georgia... Balloonist at Savannah...

Item #172354

April 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1860 Illus. of: 'Hon. Martin J. Crawford, of Ga.'. Halfpg. shows: 'Rev. W. Corbit Preaching to Thieves & Harlots'. Nearly halfpg: 'Narrow Escape of a Balloonist at Savannah'. Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172352

Winslow Homer print...

Item #172352

April 07, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 7, 1860 Halfpg: 'Terrible Fire in a Tenement House, 45th St. N.Y.' & 'Identification of the Bodies at the Station House'. & 'Railroad Bridge at Nashville, Tenn.' The back page contains a Winslow Homer print: 'Scene in Union Square, N.Y., on a March Day'. Complete in 16 pages.

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172350

Hon. John S. Phelps of Missouri... U.S. Sloop 'Saratoga'

Item #172350

March 31, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 31, 1860 Illus. of: "Hon. John S. Phelps of Missouri". Two scenes of the "Cabin & Deck of the 'E.A. Johnson' " ship. Halfpg: "Trial of the Breach & Promise Case, Carstang vs. Shaw, St. Louis". Halfpg: "Naval Action between the U.S. Sloop 'Saratoga' & two Mexican Steamers".

Complete in 16 pages.

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172348

Hon. Robert Toombs... Rev. Henry Grattan Guinness...

Item #172348

March 24, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 24, 1860 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Reading the Parable of the Prodigal Son the Deaf Mutes at Their Church in Eighteenth Street, New York, March 11, 1860." Inside: 1/2 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert Toombs, of Georgia." Two large illus. pertaining to "The War in Morocco" including "Moorish Life-On the Balcony" and "Moorish Life-In D... See More  

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172346

Winslow Homer print... Indian print...

Item #172346

March 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1860 Two prints by Homer 'The Lady in Black & 'The Meadowbrook Parsonage', measuring about 3 x 4-1/2 inches. Poem: 'The Sack of Deerfield, March., 1704' includes a one-third pg. illustration showing Indians brutally ravaging settlers in a house. Nice quarter-pg: 'Nelson's Gold Washer at Work at the Mines'. One-third pg: &... See More  

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172344

Early Homer print...

Item #172344

March 10, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 10, 1860 Ftpg: "Hon. Robert M.T. Hunter, U.S. Senator from Virginia". "Gen. Amos Pillsbury, Chief of the N.Y. Metropolitan Police". Rather small W. Homer print: "On The Beach". Fullpg: "The Gale of Feb. 10th in New York Bay". "The Steamer 'Peytona' ". This issue also contains the 4th and final installment of "... See More  

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172342

Winslow Homer... Sea-serpent in Bermuda...

Item #172342

March 03, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 3, 1860 Ftpg. shows the wreck of the 'Hungarian' off Sable Is., Nova Scotia. Fascinating print: 'Great Sea-Serpent Found in Hungary Bay, Bermuda'. Halfpg: '7th Reg. Marching Up Penna. Ave., Washington City'. Two small Homer prints: 'The Buds' and 'Mrs. Otcheson at the Piano'. This issue also contains the 3rd installment of "The... See More  

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172340

Winslow Homer print...

Item #172340

February 25, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 25, 1860 Full ftpg. illus: 'Clark Mills' Statue of Washington'. Halfpg: 'Bridge over Green River on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad'. Halfpg: 'Hon. Clement C. Clay of Alabama'. Small Winslow Homer print: 'The Meeting After the Marriage'.   This issue also contains the 2nd installment of "The Uncommercial Traveler&... See More  

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172338

Three Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172338

February 18, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 18, 1860 There is a small & uncaptioned Winslow Homer print on the ftpg., plus another on the front page captioned: 'Allow Me to Examine the Young Lady'. There is yet a 3rd Homer print: 'Hon. J.M. Curry of Ala.'. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'View of Broadway, Opposite Fulton St., N.Y.' at winter time. 'Pope Pius the 9th'. This issue also con... See More  

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172336

Valentine's Day... William Pennington...

Item #172336

February 11, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 11, 1860. Ftpg. shows: 'Wm. Pennington, of N.J., Speaker of the House of Representatives'. 'Hon. Wm. Porcher Miles, of Charleston, S.C.'. Fullpg; 'Explosion at Ames & Moulton's Hat Factory, Brooklyn, N.Y.'. Three-quarter pg: 'St. Valentine's Morning, 1860'.

Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172334

Hon. John Hickman... Japanese mermaid...

Item #172334

February 04, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 4, 1860 Illus. of: 'Hon. John Hickman, of Penna.'. Two nice pages with 5 illustrations on: 'The Hog Trade of Cincinnati' with text as well. 'The Rock of Gibraltar' 'The Japanese Mermaid'.

Additional prints, articles and advertisements.

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172332

Winslow Homer centerfold...

Item #172332

January 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 28, 1860  This issue features a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Skating On the Ladies' Skating Pond in the Central Park, New York" by famed artist Winslow Homer. Also inside is an illustration of: "The Late Lord Macaulay" & article as well.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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172330

Huge fire at the Lawrence Pemberton Mills...

Item #172330

January 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 21, 1860  The full front page shows: "Ruins of the Pemberton Mills, At Lawrence, Massachusetts...". The doublepage centerfold has has 12 comic vignettes titled: "A Broadsheet of Good Things, by John Leech". Also a three-quarter page print: "The Ball at Tammany Hall, New York...In Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Battle of New... See More  

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172328

Two Winslow Homer winter-themed prints...

Item #172328

January 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1860  Inside has two very nice, full page & displayable prints: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset" and "A Snow Slide in the City", both by famed artist Winslow Homer. Another full page shows: "The Emperor and Empress of France Hunting at Compiegne".

The back page has two cartoon illustrations. Complete in 16 pages, good condition... See More  

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172326

Union Meeting in New York City... Indian print...

Item #172326

January 07, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 7, 1860 Full front pg. illus. of "Union Meetings in the Open Air Outside the Academy of Music, December 19, 1859." Inside is a small illus. including "Benjamin Harris and Master Richard Cromwell." Dblpgctrfld. entitled "The Great Union Meeting at the Academy of Music, New York, December 19, 1859." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Redhorn Surrounded by... See More  

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172324

'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes... New Senate chambers...

Item #172324

December 31, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1859 A very nice full frontpage illustration entitled 'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes, including Father Time and 6 vignettes. Nice doublepage centerfold shows: 'The United States Senate in Session in Their New Chamber'. The back page features three cartoons.

Complete in 12 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints ... See More  

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172322

Winslow Homer: "A Merry Christmas & Happy New Year"...

Item #172322

December 24, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1859 The frontpage features a story "Hester Pratt's New-Year's Day" and has a nearly half-page illustration "The Blind Girl at Hester Pratt's Table". A two-thirds page "The Proposed New Parliament Buildings at Ottawa City, Canada" also has an accompanying article. A very decorative doublepage centerfold is by Win... See More  

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172320

Funeral of Washington Irving, Tarrytown...

Item #172320

December 17, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1859 The front page is a full illustration of: 'The Funeral Service at Christ Church, Tarrytown, New York, at the Burial of Washington Irving' with a small article on the inside page. A 1/4 page illustration of "Hon. Fernando Wood, Mayor Elect of New York". 

Nice full page interior view of: 'Balloting for a Speaker in the Hous... See More  

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172318

Washington Irving & Sunnyside (residence)...

Item #172318

December 10, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1859 The front page features an article and large illustration of 'The Late Washington Irving at Sunnyside' with the inside page showing a smaller illustration "Sunnyside - the Residence of the late Washington Irving". Several scenes in and around 'Pekin', China with the accompanying article "Mr. Ward at Pekin" also in... See More  

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172316

Assassination of Ormond Chase... The John Brown Excitement...

Item #172316

December 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, December 3, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'Assassination of Ormond Chase by the Mexicans at Tepic', showing him hanging from a tree.  A 1/4 page illustration of "John W. Forney, Esq., of Philadelphia". Also a 1/3 page illustration "Scene in a Fashionable Church at Lima". A dramatic fullpage showing the 'Loss of the 'Royal Charger... See More  

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