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August 08, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 8, 1866 The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.
This issue has one on page 3, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--Farming In Colorado" with a dateline from Golden City, Co... See More
August 15, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 15, 1866 The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.
This issue has one on page 2, which was part of a larger series: "A Trip To Colorado--Entering the Rock Mountains" with a dateline from Centra... See More
August 18, 1866
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Aug. 18, 1866 Inside has a nice one column print of baseball player: "G. A. Flagg, Cambridge B.B. Club, Cambridge, Mass." with a related article headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" .
The front page has a nice print captioned: "The Town of Heart's Content, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, the Terminus of the Atlanti... See More
August 11, 1866
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1866
* re. Transatlantic telegraph cable completion
The front page has one column headings concerning the recent completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. The headings include: "OLD WORLD" "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dispatches to Thursday Night&q... See More
August 03, 1866
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1866
* 2nd Atlantic cable - Transatlantic telegraph
* SS Great Eastern
The front page has one column headings that include: "EUROPE" "Dates Through the Cable to August 1" "THE CABLE ALL RIGHT" "Business Brisk and the Line Working Well" and more. Coverage on the 2nd Atlantic cable being used for the first time.
Complete in... See More
August 10, 1866
THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, Aug. 10, 1866 The front page id dominated by a very large map headed: "THE WAR BETWEEN AUSTRIA & PRUSSIA--Scene of the Late Battles & Present Position of the Prussian Army." which shows from Prague to Presburg and Neisse to Linz (see photos). Complete in 8 pages with tears at the top margin, otherwise never bound nor trimmed.
August 04, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 4, 1866 Halfpg: 'Secret Meeting of Southern Unionists' '& halfpg: 'The Irrepressible Conflict--Charleston, S.C.' Great dblpgctrfld: 'St. Peters, Rome' is impressive. 1/3pg. illus: 'The U.S. Iron-clad monitor 'Miantonomoh' off Queenstown, Ireland'
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 11, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1866 Perhaps the most noteworthy prints are in recognition of Washington Irving, which includes details about his life. Among the related prints are "The Old Dutch Church," of North Tarrytown (current day Sleepy Hollow), which featured prominently in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Other prints include: the front page: 'Review o... See More
August 18, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 18, 1866 Ftpg: 'Office of the American Telegraph Company, Corner of Broadway and Liberty Street, New York' Very nice fullpg: 'The Excitement in New Orleans - View on St. Charles St.' Fullpg: 'Sunday in New Orleans - The French Market'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The City and Valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah' is a fine view, plus illus... See More
August 25, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 25, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "The Riot in New Orleans-Murder of the Rev. Mr. Horton in the Vestibule of the Mechanics' Institute." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Samuel F.B. Morse, LL.D. 1/6 pg. illus. of "Queen Emma of Hawaii." Five large illus. pertaining to the "Riot in New Orleans" including "...The Freedmen's Proc... See More
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