Harper's Weekly front page will certainly be the center of attention when
framed and displayed in your home or office. Don't miss your opportunity
to bid on this. If you are fortunate enough to have the winning bid please
be sure to make a copy of the reverse side of this illustration for future
reference before framing. Future generations will be glad you did as they
refer back to the text.
Unlike newsprint of
this century, these older, original pages do not yellow and fall apart.
The reason is that modern newspapers use an acid based process. Remnant
acid in the paper causes the paper to quickly yellow and deteriorate. A
different process was used in the mid-1800's which yielded an exceptional
quality paper that will last for centuries. Special acid free mats should
be used when you frame this piece to ensure that it will last another 150
years. Acid free mats are available at most better frame shops. If you
have any questions related to handling or framing this piece feel free to
email me. The print is approximately 10 3/4 X 16 inches. I have been
collecting Civil War Newspapers for over 10 years. It is a fascinating
hobby, and I assure you this piece will get noticed!
The leaf is in very
good condition, and has the rich sepia tone that you expect in original
material from this period. It has a few spots of light foxing, and a few
finger smudges in the margins from folks handling the print over the last
Don't miss your
chance to own a rare front page of Harper's Weekly from the Civil War
period. Order Now!
Item Name: Original 1861 Illustration of Lyon's troops in Missouri
Item Number: h1861p465
Buyer pays $6.50
shipping. Immediate shipping for Money Orders, Allow 10 days for personal
checks to clear.