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173758

Winslow Homer's famous Snap The Whip...

Item #173758

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip".

Front page features a 1/2 page illustration entitled: "The New School Mistress." Inside is a full page illustration of "Saved!" A article "The Northwestern University" with accompany illu... See More  

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174520

Best of all Nast Santa Claus prints!

Item #174520

January 01, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1881  The full front page is a Thomas Nast illustration: "The Dear Little Boy That Thought Christmas Came Oftener." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A 'Possum Hunt in Old Virginia."

But certainly the most notable print is the terrific doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "MERRY OLD SANTA CLAUS.", a classic image &... 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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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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172880
Item #172880

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 The frontpage has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue.

Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly... 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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172882
Item #172882

May 06, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.

The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the U... See More  

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177654

"Titanic" sunk....

Item #177654

April 20, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, April 20, 1912  There is a full, color, cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Lost 'Titanic.'"

This issue is in two parts. The first part has an article of "Quarreling at the coal-bin" by Edward Hungerford and an article of "Improving the Aeroplane" by Albert S. Levino.

The second p... See More  

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172868

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #172868

March 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865  The entire ftpg. is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865", showing just that. A great display issue as such.

An inside page has an article headed: "The President's Inaugural", which includes the text of his 2nd inaugural address, which ... See More  

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172450

Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172450

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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173788

Very displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus on the front page...

Item #173788

January 03, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874  The entire front page features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep."  which is very displayable (see photo). Nast Santa Claus prints are very desirable as he is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa.

Inside is found a w... See More  

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172624

Most famous of all Homer Civil War prints...

Item #172624

November 15, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1862  Although there are many fine prints in this issue certainly the most desired would be the full page Winslow Homer print titled: "The Army of the Potomac--A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty."

Other nice prints in this issue include the full front page captioned: "Convalescent Soldiers Passing Through Washington to Join Their Regimen... See More  

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173146

Very historic Nast print: "The First Vote" of African-Americans in the reconstructed South...

Item #173146

November 16, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1867  Historic & significant full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The First Vote" shows an African-American man voting. During the Reconstruction South voting rights for free Blacks came slowly with obstacles such as poll taxes, literacy requirements, etc. This very historic print shows a proud African-American--with others in line b... See More  

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175458

One of the best Remington prints...

Item #175458

December 21, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1889  There are many nice prints in this issue, but by far the most desirable is the great doublepage centerfold done by famed Western artist Frederic Remington, titled: "Cow-Boys Coming To Town For Christmas" showing four of them on horseback coming into a typically Western town. A nice item for display.

Among other prints in this issue ... See More  

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175042

Terrific Nast Santa issue...

Item #175042

December 26, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1885  The full ftpg. is a famous Thomas Nast Christmas print: "Peace and Good Will Ringing In The Air -- Ding! Dong!!" showing two Santa Claus prints (see). Prints within include: "The Meet Of a Canadian Show-Shoe Club" and a great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "A Christmas Box" showing Santa Claus coming up from it... See More  

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173770

Winslow Homer's "Dad's Coming"...

Item #173770

November 01, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1873  Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming". 

Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertaining to "The Manufacture of Iron" inc... See More  

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172638

Thomas Nast's first Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly...

Item #172638

January 03, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1863  The full front front page is an illustration of "Santa Claus in Camp", this being the very first representation of Santa Claus by Thomas Nast in this publication. Inside the doublepage centerfold has two large illustrations of "Christmas Eve, 1862.", by Thomas Nast.

A full page illustration has two 1/2 pg. prints of: "T... See More  

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177655

"Titanic" sunk.... "Carpathia" with "Titanic" survivors....

Item #177655

April 27, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1912  The front page of this issue is a photo of "Some of the Pitiful Seven Hundred. A boatload of the "Titanic's" survivors just before they were succored by the 'Carpathia' ".

This issue is in two parts. The first part has an illustration of "'The Wise Custom Which Limits the President to Two Terms Regards Th... 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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173578

Thomas Nast Santa...

Item #173578

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871  The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage c... See More  

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174310

Nice Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #174310

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879  The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hanging on a jolly Santa Claus. Thomas Nast is credi... See More  

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174416

Nast Santa.... "Another Stocking to fill"...

Item #174416

January 03, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880  The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose (see). The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby (see). A full page shows: "Bringing Home C... See More  

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175220

Terrific baseball centerfold print: "Thrown Out On Second" ...

Item #175220

September 10, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1887  The full ftpg. is a Zogbaum print: "Mars & Venus at Fortress Monroe". A full page has many scenes of Castine captioned: "An Old Maine; Seaport". Another full page has 6 prints of: "The Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association".

But by far the best print in this issue is the terrific double page centerfo... See More  

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175312

One of the most desired baseball prints...

Item #175312

July 28, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888  The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup.

There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town & Country in Honduras... See More  

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174824

Front page print of Frederick Douglass... Poe's The Raven...

Item #174824

November 24, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1883  The entire front page is one of the more desirable of the entire 60 year run of this newspaper, being a fine portrait of: "Frederick Douglass", with a related article on him on an inside page.

But there are other nice prints in this issue as well, including a full page: "Autumn Leaves" by Howard Pyle; a print of: "The... See More  

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172794

Robert E. Lee portrait on the front page...

Item #172794

July 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864  Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.

Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodlands, Kingston & Adairsville. Another page shows: "Fighting Johnny Logan" and "... See More  

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173054

Great Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #173054

December 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Dec. 29, 1866  The front page has a lengthy poem with a related print titled: "The Setter's Christmas Eve". Inside contains a full page: "Hauling Home the Christmas Boughs"; halfpg: "Scene of the Holy Nativity, Bethlehem" & "The Wise Men Following the Star in the East". Also: a halfpg: "John Surratt"... See More  

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172700
Item #172700

August 08, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1863  Certainly one of the more desired issues of the Civil War with the nice content on the Battle of Gettysburg. The front page has 2 prints: "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson". Inside a 1/4 pg: "Siege of Vicksburg--Huts on the Hill-side"; a full page has two prints: "Po... See More  

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174624

Great Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #174624

December 24, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1881  The full front page is a great Santa Claus print by the famed artist Thomas Nast: "Caught!" showing Santa with a child's arms around him.

Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus. The doublepage centerfold is also a nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Christmas Fancies - 'Don'... See More  

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173854

The famous Winslow Homer print "Waiting for a Bite"...

Item #173854

August 22, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1874  Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer titled: "Waiting for a Bite."

Other prints in this issue are a full ftpg. illus. "The Little Vagrant." Inside is a 1/2 pg. map of "The Gold Regions of the Black Hills, Explored by General Custer's Expedition."; a halfpg. ... See More  

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175080

Great baseball print...

Item #175080

May 08, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886  The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a fullpg: "Unveiling the Statue of Senator H... See More  

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175006

One of the best baseball prints to be had...

Item #175006

August 22, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1885  Many nice prints in this issue, but certainly the prime piece is the terrific full page baseball print by T. deThulstrup captioned: "The Winning Run--How Is It, Umpire?" being a dramatic print of a runner sliding into home plate showing the catcher, umpire and several players in the field (see). This is one of the best baseball prints ... See More  

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173764

Winslow Homer's "Ship Building, Gloucester Harbor"...

Item #173764

October 11, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 11, 1873  Certainly the primary print of interest is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer titled: "Ship Building, Gloucester Harbor."

Other prints in the issue include a front full page Thomas Nast: "Keeping the Money Where it Will Do Most Good." Inside has a full page: "Broad Street During the Panic." and a fullpg: ... See More  

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173760

Winslow Homer's "Gloucester Harbor"...

Item #173760

September 27, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1873

Front full page illustration of "A Foreign Demand." Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print of "Gloucester Harbor." 1/2 page illustration of "Amateur Naturalists." 1/4 page illustration of "The New Masonic Temple in Philadelphia." Doublepage centerfold of "Taking the Reins - A Familiar Scene in Centra... See More  

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174936

The classic Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #174936

December 20, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1884  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great two page spread with two prints by noted artist Thomas Nast. One is captioned: "Hello! Santa Claus!" showing a girl on the telephone, and the other is: "Hello! Little One!" showing Santa Claus on the phone as well. This is the classic portly, jolly image of Santa (Nast ... See More  

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173750

Winslow Homer's "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake."...

Item #173750

August 23, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY August 23, 1873. Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Mammoth and the Hairy Rhinoceros." Inside is a full pg. WINSLOW HOMER PRINT of "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake." Full pg. illus. of "Sea Side Sketches - A Chowder Party at Fire Island." Full pg. illus. of "The Virgin Mary's Letter Box - Romish Superstitions." Full pg. illus. of "Burn... See More  

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173876

Thomas Nast's first Republican elephant print... Homer print...

Item #173876

November 07, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 7, 1874  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the ... See More  

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173748

Winslow Homer... 'The Nooning" (shows young boys w/ hound dog)...

Item #173748

August 16, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1873  The front page features the portrait of John Tyndall with accompany article. Full page illustrations are: 'Town and Country' and 'Giving the Chicks A Dip' shows children swimming. Contains the full page famous Homer print: 'The Nooning' shows young boys with a hound dog.

Supplement: Nearly full page: 'Interior of a J... See More  

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173592

Victoria Woodhull as the devil...

Item #173592

February 17, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1872 This issue features a full page Thomas Nast print in which he portrays Victoria Woodhull as the devil, captioned: 'Get Thee Behind Me, Mrs. Satan!'  Not shown in the photo here is an unhappy woman who '...in climbing the rugged hill of life is compelled to bear alone the burden of a drunken husband & her little children.', who i... See More  

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177848

The Wright brothers fly... A nice first report...

Item #177848

January 02, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904  The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the great and very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk. 

The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received w... See More  

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172696

Text and prints on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #172696

July 25, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1863  The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant ("Unconditional Surrender" Grant)". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--View Upon the Extreme Right, Showing the Mississippi River Above and Below Vicksburg"; a full page with 4 prints: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Blowing Up the ... See More  

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173860

Winslow Homer's "Seesaw--Gloucester..." - Also - "Red Stockings vs. Athletics" in London...

Item #173860

September 12, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1874  Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Seesaw--Gloucester, Massachusetts".

Also included in this issue is a nice fullpg. print: "The American Baseball Players in England--Match between the Red Stockings and... See More  

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173416

Nice Winslow Homer...

Item #173416

June 11, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 11, 1870 The front page contains an article "The Rev. J. Trumbull Backus, D.D." and associated illustrations. Very nice full page Winslow Homer print: 'The Dinner Horn'. A full page of illustrations on the "Greek Brigandage" including the attack, those murdered, funeral and the heads of those executed. Full page: 'Departure of a Steamer for... See More  

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173834

One of the more desirable Winslow Homer prints...

Item #173834

June 13, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1874  Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the full page by Winslow Homer: "Raid on a Sand Swallow Colony."

Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Jewels Among Swine." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Flower Mission." Full pg. illus. of "Decoration Day - Services Around the Lincoln Monument, Union Square... See More  

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176000

Death of Frederick Douglass...

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March 02, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1895  Certainly the prime content in this issue is not just the page 6 article: "Death of Frederick Douglass" which takes over three-quarters of the first column, but the related illustration of him appearing on page 4 which takes one-third of the page, captioned: "Frederick Douglass, Died Feb. 20, 1895" (see).

The full front page i... See More  

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177129

Famous issue of Wilbur Wright circling the Statue of Liberty...

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October 09, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1909 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the famous photo captioned: "A New Kind Of Gull In New York Harbor--Wilbur Wright...made a most spectacular flight on Sept. 29th when he circled the Statue of Liberty...without mishap..." . A great & very displayable issue on early aviation. Additional prints include:  "The History ... See More  

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172360

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

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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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173734

Winslow Homer print... "The Noon Recess"... The Modoc War...

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June 28, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1873   Two-thirds of the ftpg. is an illustration: "The Modoc War-Captain Jack's Cave in the Lava Beds."

Inside has a full page illustration of "The Modocs-Murder of General Canby" but perhaps the prime feature is a full page print by Winslow Homer: "The Noon Recess".

Also in this issue is a full page: "Way ... See More  

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173684

Great Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

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January 04, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873  Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again"  showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.

The front page shows: "Christmas Dinner Gone!" with two Black men chasing a rabbit. In... See More  

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April 27, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1861  The front page shows: "General Thomas Swearing In the Volunteers Called Into the Service of the United States at Washington, D.C." plus there is also text on: "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter".

Inside includes a dramatic full pg: "The Interior of Fort Sumter During the Bombardment" and also a full page: "Map of ... See More  

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