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636219

Early Salt Lake City... Paul Morphy the famous chess player...

Item #636219

September 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1858 



* Paul Morphy - American chess champion

* Early Salt Lake City, Utah  view




The prime print would be the great and displayable full page view of: "Salt Lake City, from the Observatory of the Council House" being one of the earlier views of Salt Lake City to be had in any periodical. The condition of this print is quite n... See More  

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636218

The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...

Item #636218

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871



* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam prints




Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the... See More  

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636154

Trial of Lincoln's assassins, and more...

Item #636154

June 05, 1865

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 5, 1865  Much content on events relating to the end of the Civil War including a pg. 2 item on the Lincoln conspiracy trial, plus: "Trial Of The Conspirators" "The Proceedings on Saturday" "More of the Secret Testimony" "What the Canada Rebels Did" "The Defense of Dr. Mudd" and more. Pg. 3 has: "... See More  

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636148

Great photos on the Cripple Creek, Colorado gold rush...

Item #636148

January 18, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1896 



* Cripple Creek gold rush photos

* Teller County, Colorado mining




The prime content would be the very nice article: "In The Cripple Creek Gold-Fields" which takes over 3 pages of texted interspersed with 9 related prints & photos, plus the great doublepage centerfold which features a large: "Panoramic View of Battle Mo... See More  

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$120.00
636147

Great Hawaii prints... Gold in the Klondike...

Item #636147

August 07, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897  The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike, Northwest Territory" with a one-third pg... See More  

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636146

Great Hawaii prints... Gold in the Klondike...

Item #636146

August 07, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 



* Klondike gold rush

* Hawaiian Islands




The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike... See More  

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636145

Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #636145

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 



* A.B. Frost golfer illustration

* Louis Pasteur death w/ print




This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". ... See More  

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636144

Terrific, early print of Salt Lake City in the centerfold...

Item #636144

May 15, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1858  Certainly the prime content is half of the doublepage centerfold, being a great print of a: "General View of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory" which is an overview of the city. Above it are 6 smaller illustrations of the vicinity including: "A Mormon Harem" "Tithing Office, Salt Lake City" "Devil's Gate" an... See More  

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636094

Charles Dickens... Dr. Livingstone... Brigham Young...

Item #636094

November 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857   The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.

A text article: "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hos... See More  

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634812

Homer print... Nast Emancipation illustration... Slave auction...

Item #634812

January 24, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 



* Thomas Nast on the Emancipation of Negroes

* Winslow Homer print

* Print of a slave pen - great contrast with the emancipation-themed print


* Reference to the infamous "Weeping Day" auction near Savannah, Georgia



This issue contains a full page by Winslow Homer: "Winter Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut", and ... See More  

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634629

The Mormon town at Salt Lake City... Winslow Homer prints...

Item #634629

September 04, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 



* Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons

* Winslow Homer prints




The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds  page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store&qu... See More  

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634627

The slave ship...

Item #634627

June 02, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 



* Likely the most sought after slave ship print

* Much text re: slave ships


* Black Americana interest



The front page has a print captioned: "The Japanese Embassadors in Their State Costume" with a related article, but the prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on t... See More  

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634625

Great University of Pennsylvania centerfold...

Item #634625

April 18, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY April 18, 1896. Front full pg. is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Look Out for Melting Hopes About This Time." Inside has a full pg. illus: "The Marriage of Mrs. Mary Scott Lord Dimmick and Ex-President Harrison at St. Thomas Church, New York, April 6, 1896." Several illus. of "Spring Pictures."

Perhaps the most significant content is the ve... See More  

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634624

Early bicycle race on the front page...

Item #634624

August 21, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1897  The full front page is a nice illustration of early bicyclists racing: "Well Bunched" by famed artiest A.B. Frost.

Inside has a full pg: "Newport's Brilliant Summer Fete - Scenes in the Harbor During the night Illumination."; a full page: "Francois Felix Faure, President of the French Republic, at Home."; three... See More  

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$26.00
633633

The Wright brothers fly...

Item #633633

January 02, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 2, 1904  A very historic issue, as page 10 of this issue reports one of the more significant events of the 20th century with the heading: "A Flying Machine That Flies", reporting on the Wright brothers' successful flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

The beginning of the article tells the situation in an age when reports of manned flight
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633558

Scenes at Salt Lake City, Utah... Life in the Canadian Rockies...

Item #633558

April 08, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1893  Within are four scenes of: "Hunting Life in the Rockies", all in British Columbia with 3 showing Indians. Great fullpg: "A Week With the Mormons" has 8 prints including two of Mormon currency. Also a halfpg. photo of: "The New Mormon Temple at Salt Lake City, Utah".

Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Rabbit-Shooting... See More  

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$46.00
633557

Still with the uncommon color wrapper...... The horse show issue...

Item #633557

November 17, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1894  A special feature of this issue is it contains the color outer wrappers, the front wrapper noting: "Horse Show Number, November, 1894" (see).

The full ftpg. is a portrait of: "William L. Strong." Prints inside include a fullpg. portrait of "Major-General Nelson A. Miles, U.S.A.";  fifteen small portraits of:... See More  

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633556

The surf at Asbury Park... The Klondike gold fields...

Item #633556

September 11, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1897  Full ftpg. shows the surf breaking over the boardwalk at Asbury Park, N.J. Fullpg. shows 6 photos of "Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain & Cattle Market". Fullpg. with 7 photos of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--Scenes at Dyea & Skagway, Alaska" & another fullpg. on the Klondike. Fullpg. with 7 ph... See More  

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633555

The surf at Asbury Park... The Klondike gold fields...

Item #633555

September 11, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1897  Full ftpg. shows the surf breaking over the boardwalk at Asbury Park, N.J. Fullpg. shows 6 photos of "Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain & Cattle Market". Fullpg. with 7 photos of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--Scenes at Dyea & Skagway, Alaska" & another fullpg. on the Klondike. Fullpg. with 7 ph... See More  

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$27.00
633554

Teddy Roosevelt and the Spanish-American War...

Item #633554

September 24, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1898  Great full front page photo of "Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, U.S.V."   Prints inside include a full page with 4 prints: 'The Home-Coming of New York's Cavalry" and a full page with 2 prints: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico". The nice doublepage centerfold is: "The Dramatic Ending of the War in Pu... See More  

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633553

Steamship "Austria"... Early Mormon print of Provo... British Columbia...

Item #633553

October 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 



* Paul Morphy - American chess champion

* Mormons - Provo, Utah




The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. 

Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "F... See More  

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633552

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #633552

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln inauguration - inaugural



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 B... See More  

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633476

With the rare, color outer wrappers...

Item #633476

December 15, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1894  A rare issue as it still contains the very decorative, two-color front wrapper showing Santa Claus, and noting: "Christmas 1894" (see). The back wrapper is present as well.

Within, the full front pg. is an illus. of: "The Holy Family." Inside has a full pg. illus: "How Santa Claus Comes in Canada." which is by th... See More  

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633452

Cornell University... Fourth of July...

Item #633452

July 06, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY July 6, 1895



* Cornell University



Front full pg. illus. of "The Glorious Fourth." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Bird's-Eye View of Cornell University." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Opening of the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal at Kiel." full pg. illus. of "The New West Side of New York - A Summer Night on the Asphalt." 1/2 pg. i... See More  

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633423

Very rare & desirable Maxfield Parrish front cover...

Item #633423

December 19, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1896 



* Maxfield Parrish

* Christmas




Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover, titled "Christmas" & which features an image of Santa Claus between two servants. This cover is in two colors. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they have been extracted from volumes over the years. Rare... See More  

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633422

Very rare & desirable Maxfield Parrish front cover...

Item #633422

December 19, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY December 19, 1896 



* Maxfield Parrish

* Christmas




Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover, titled "Christmas" & which features an image of Santa Claus between two servants. This cover is in two colors. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they have been extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an... See More  

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633421

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #633421

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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633420

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #633420

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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633418

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #633418

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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633415

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #633415

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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633414

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #633414

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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633413

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #633413

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.

The front page shows: "Christmas Dinner Gone!" with two Black men chasing a rabbit. Inside has a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon... See More  

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633410

Winslow Homer Christmas prints...

Item #633410

December 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1858  The front page features a print: "Santa Claus Paying His Usual Christmas Visit to His Young Friends" shows him in a sleigh pulled by a turkey, with many toys. This is an early image of Santa Claus before the more common imagine created by Thomas Nast changed his appearance forever.

Inside pages have four prints by famed artist Winsl... See More  

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633409

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #633409

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl huddled at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by four reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also in... See More  

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633408

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #633408

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl huddled at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by four reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also in... See More  

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633407

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #633407

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl huddled at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by four reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also in... See More  

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633406

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #633406

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl huddled at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by four reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also in... See More  

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633405

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #633405

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl huddled at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by four reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also in... See More  

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633404

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #633404

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl huddled at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by four reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also in... See More  

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633403

Thomas Nast Christmas front page...

Item #633403

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879  This is the front leaf only. This full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. Lightly toned, nice condition & displayable.

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633402

Nice Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #633402

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




Although 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, this print is damaged as a portion to the right is missing. But the other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, ca... See More  

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633393

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #633393

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863   The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children (see). A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inches.

The front page has two prints: ... See More  

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633391

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #633391

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863 



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children (see). A very displayable print which measures about 16... See More  

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633389

Thomas Nast Santa, plus the Supplement issue...

Item #633389

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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633384

Thomas Nast Santa, plus the Supplement issue...

Item #633384

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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633381

Thomas Nast Santa...

Item #633381

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



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 ... See More  

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633379

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

Item #633379

January 03, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




The entire front page features a 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"... See More  

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633378

Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #633378

December 25, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a fram... See More  

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633377

Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #633377

December 25, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a fram... See More  

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633334

First appearance of the Democratic Donkey... Nice Judaica print...

Item #633334

January 15, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 15, 1870  Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to... See More  

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