This is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
1866 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "Washington Market, New York City." Sketched by Stanley Fox.
16 x 11 in. $60
002nyc: 1888 New Washington Market, NYC. Beautiful hand colored engraving shows the Market in background. Fine aerial view. Foreground shows dozens of horse-drawn produce carts ready to unload. Harper's. 16x10-1/2 in. $60
003nyc: 1881 Public School Teaching Print. This professionally hand watercolored print is from the Sept. 17, 1881 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Entitled "New York City--Opening of the Public Schools, September 5th--An Exhibition of the Calisthenic Exercises." It shows a room full of children doing exercises, with a woman in front playing the piano. This print is in excellent condition. 11" x 16" $50
004nyc: 1885 Columbia College. Three great hand colored views from Harper's Weekly. Issue dated June 20, 1885. Size: 16x11 in. $50
005nyc: 1838 New York City Bartlett view, from Weehawken. Bartlett hand colored steel engraved view of the River and City. 9-1/2x7 in. $60
008nyc: 1883 New York City. Boycotted- A Scene on a Business Street in New York City. This hand colored engraving is from the January, 1883 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated and shows a boy yelling into a Jewish owned business "I say, Mister, what'll yer give me for a customer?" 11x16 in. $60
010nyc: 1883 New York City-Scenes on the Petroleum Exchange, New Street. This hand colored engraving has nine scenes of oil men conducting business at the Petroleum Exchange. This genuine antique print is from the July, 1883 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. 11x16 in. $60
013nyc: 1840 New York City Hall. Bartlett hand colored steel engraving of building and park in foreground. 6x9 in. $50
014nyc: At Washington Market, New York. Hand colored engraving shows congestion with crowds of merchants, buyers, carts, produce etc. From the September 14, 1878 issue of Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $60
015nyc: 1873 Nast Print: Tammany Boss Tweed. This print is from the December 13, 1873 issue of Harper's Weekly. It is an authentic professionally watercolored engraving - cartoon drawn by Thomas Nast, the most famous political cartoonist of the 19th century. The cartoon pertains to the arrest and incarceration of Boss Tweed, who controlled the political machine of New York City in the mid 1800s. It shows Justice (portrayed as a beautiful woman) locking a cell door marked "W.M. Tweed." To the left of Tweed's Cell, is an open cell door marked "Next." 11x16 $60
021nyc: 1871 Rare Fifth Avenue Hotel. Reading Room view. Gives an excellent idea of the activity of the business people in this top hotel. Hand colored from Every Saturday. 14-1/2x10-1/2 in. $50
024nyc: 1838 New York Bay. Bartlett hand colored steel engraved view from the telegraph station. 10-1/2x8-1/2 in. $80
1883 Double-paged hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Twelve images show the Frank Leslie's Publishing House, including a portrait of Mrs. Frank Leslie on top. Title of page is, "New York City, -- The Frank Leslie Publishing House: Its Origin, History, and Present Magnitude -- Its Several Departments Illustrated."
21-1/2 x 16 in. $150
1884 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty -- Beginning the Work of Removal." Drawn by B.W. Clinedinst.
16 x 11 in. $80
1888 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "Madison Square, New York, On Election Night." Drawn by Charles Graham.
16 x 11 in. $80
1893 Half-tone featured in The Illustrated News of the World. Title of image is, "Entrance To New York Harbour." Landing Passengers at Hoboken image shown bottom left and right side shows the Tower of the Produce Exchange: View Looking Towards Staten Island.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50
1889 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engravings titled, "Houses of the New York and the Manhattan Athletic Clubs." Drawn by Highson Hawley.
16 x 11 in. $60
1897 Hand colored half-tone from Harper's Weekly titled, "Rapid Transit for New York -- The Proposed Underground and Elevated Railroad." Drawn by W. Louis Sonntag, Jun. View shows the Manhattan Valley Viaduct, looking South along the Boulevard from 129th Street.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50
1886 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "New York Architecture -- The Tiffany and Marquand Houses." Drawn by Hughson Hawley.
16 x 11 in. $50
1861 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Second Fire Zouaves of New York."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50
1837 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "The Narrows From Staten Island." Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, London.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $60
Hand colored wood engraving titled, "A New-York River-Front." Page is part of Picturesque America.
12-1/2 x 9-1/4 in. $40
1873 Hand colored wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City, -- Among the Poor -- A Summer Evening Scene at the Five Points." Sketched by Matt Morgan. Image shows an impoverished family resting against the side of a building as they try caring for their young.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50
1894 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Weekly titled, "The New Home of the Metropolitan Club, Popularly KNown as the "Millionaires' Club," Corner of Sixtieth Street and Fifth Avenue, New York City." Drawn by E.J. Meeker.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50
1873 Hand colored wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City, -- Department of Docks the Mammoth Derrick Placing Foundation Blocks of Artificial Stone in Position, At the Work-Yard, Foot of Gansevoort Street, North River."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60
1872 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "The Terrace Central Park." Engraved by D. Appleton & Co., New York.
12-1/2 x 9 in. $50
1863 Hand colored lithograph showing the "View of Harlaem from Morisania in the Province of New York, September, 1765."
11 x 7 in. $80
1883 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "New York City -- The Old and the New -- Opening of the Recently Completed Fulton Market."Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50
100nyc: 1886 New York City Tobogganing Scene. Color, wood engraving published in an 1886 issue of Harper's Weekly shows a tobogganing scene in New York City. 11x16 in. $50
101nyc: 1838 Bartlett View of New York Harbor. Hand colored steel engraving by W.H. Bartlett, titled "New York Bay (From the Telegraph Station)." Shows a view of the harbor from above, with sailboats passing by on the water. 8x10 in. $80
102nyc: 1875 Sheet Music Cover: New York Quadrille. Color lithographed cover to the sheet music for "Buckley's New York Quadrille," composed by Charles Coote and published circa 1875. Features a bird's-eye view of Manhattan, with what appears to be Central Park in the foreground. Beautiful item, which would look great in a frame! 10x14 in. $80
111nyc: 1884: Building the Statue of Liberty. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, showing the Statue of Liberty under construction before it was shipped to New York. In the top right corner there is a small portrait of Bartholdi, the sculptor. 11x16 in. $80
112nyc: 1839 Bartlett View of New York City. Hand colored steel engraving by W.H. Bartlett, titled "View of New York, from Weehawken." Shows the city from a distance, with sailing boats passing by in the foreground. 8x10 in. $60
113nyc: 1889: Bronx New York, Claremont Park. Interesting, hand colored engravings from Harper's Weekly. Center engraving is a map of the Bronx and Westchester County NY, showing the locations of sites that were under consideration for the International Exposition of 1892. Top and bottom images show scenes in Claremont Park, which was one of the possible sites. 11x16 in. $50
117nyc: 1884 Polish Market in New York City. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "A Polish Trading Post in New York." A large crowd is shown gathered at a New York intersection, buying and selling various goods. 11x16 in. $60
118nyc: 1873 Scene: Tompkins Square, New York City. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Tompkins Square, New York: Out for a Breath of Fresh Air." A crowd of people is shown walking in the park, enjoying a summer day. 11x16 in. $80
120nyc: 1889: Tennis in New York City Central Park. Large, hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The North Meadows, Central Park. A Proposed Site for Some of the Buildings of the World's Fair of 1892." Men and women are shown playing tennis on the grass. In the foreground, a man is chatting with four women as he rolls up a tennis net. 16x22 in. $150
202nyc: 1855 New York City Firemen's Parade. Hand colored, engraved view from an 1855 issue of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Title is "The Late Firemen's Third Annual Parade in the City of New York." Text around the image describes the parade, and lists the names of participants. Image underneath is a view of the English and French naval fleets in Besika Bay, near the Dardanelles. 16x22 in. $80
210nyc:1887 The Centennial of the Constitution- The Military Parade Passing the Mayor's Stand, City Hall. This hand colored engraving is from the September, 1887 edition of Harper's Weekly. size: 11x16 in. $60
215nyc:1859 Three New York City Views. The Dining Room of the Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square, Ladies' Drawing Room in the Fifth Avenue Hotel, Exterior of the Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square, New York. This double page, hand colored engraving is from the October, 1859 edition of Harper's Weekly. size: 16x22 in. $80
219nyc: 1874 New York City- The Summer Exodus to Europe. This double page, hand colored engraving is from the 1874 June edition of Harper's Weekly. This antique print shows 6 vies of people boarding the the steamer ships: departure of the steamer "State of Virginia" of the state line from pier 36 on Saturday May 30th, the English traveler, the inquisitive passenger, crossing the line, "Heave Ahoy!"-sailors' chorus, the American traveler. Size: 16x22 in. $100
221nyc: Bird's-eye view of New York City 1859. Hand colored engraving from the April 23, 1859 issue of Harper's Weekly. Caption reads, New York City and Environs, from the Spire of Dr. Spring's New Brick Church, Fifth Avenue. Size: 16x22 in.
224nyc: 1852 scene of a proposed bridge over Broadway in New York City. Title of print is "Plan for the relief of Broadway, Presented to the Common Council October 4, 1852 by John T. Dodge, Street Commissioner" Hand colored lithograps is in very good condition with some of the original creases showing. 6.5x9.5 $60
226nyc: "Union Civil War rally held in Union Square, New York City. The image is from The Illustrated London News dated May 18, 1861. The caption reads "The 'Union' mass meeting held in Union Square, New York on the 20th of April. This hand colored wood engraving is in excellent condition. 11x16 in. $60
232nyc: Antique view drawn by Howard Pyle. This spectacular hand colored engraving was produced by Pyle for Harper's Weekly the Christmas of 1880. Titled "Christmas Morning in Old New York". 22x16 in. $150
233nyc: Washington Market, New York - Thanksgiving Time. Hand colored view shows congestion with crowds of merchants, buyers, carts, produce etc. From the November 30, 1872 issue of Harper's Weekly. 16x22 in. $150
239nyc: Erie Grain Elevator, showing Blackboard Room, Floating Elevator, Grain Sifter and Cleaner, Transfering Grain on Endless Belt and The Elevator. From the December 30, 1882 issue of Harper's Weekly. 16x11 in. $60
240nyc: A May-Day at the Central Park Plaza. From the May 17, 1890 issue of Harper's Weekly. 16x11 in. $60
241nyc: The Grill Room of the New York Yacht Club From 1901 issue of Harper's Weekly. 16x22 in. $150
245nyc: Huge antique print of the Statue of Liberty, which was originally named Liberty Enlightening the World. Titled "'Liberty Enlightening the World' - Bartoholdi's Colosssal Statue on Bedlow's Island, New York Harbor. - Drawn by Harry Fenn."Harper's Weekly Supplement dated October 30, 1886. Beautiful panoramic view of New York City Bay and Harbor, highlighting the Statue of Liberty. 44x16 in.
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246nyc: 1866 The Moral, Social, Architectural, And Business Contrasts Of New York City. Hand colored wood engraving published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on July 14, 1866. Several scenes depicting people in different social categories out and about in New York City. 16x22in. $150
248nyc: 1883 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly - A Journal of Civilization showing "The New York and Brooklyn Suspension-Bridge -- New York Entrance -- From Photograph by Gubelman." Upper right hand corner has inset of J.A. Roebling.
16 x 11 in. $80
250nyc: 1883 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly - A Journal of Civilization showing "The Tragedy On the Brooklyn Bridge, May 30. -- Drawn By C. Graham and W.A. Rogers." Engraving shows this fatal jam which occured in 1883 on Decoration Day.
16 x 11 in. $60
252nyc: 1898 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing an advertisement for The Regal Shoe with inset on righthand side showing the head of a calf advertising "Argyle," The Latest Regal Spring Style. Large black leather shoe in foreground with caption underneath engraving explaining the history behind the Regal Shoe.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $80
253nyc: Hand colored wood engraving "Art Supplement to Appletons' Journal --View of Terrace and Lake, Central Park, New York." Entered, according to Act of Congress, In the Year 1869, by D. Appleton & Co., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York. Scene shows groups of people on small boats in foreground and lush fountain and surrounding park nearby.
29 x 11 in. $250
254nyc: 1875 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "Projected Statue of Liberty For New York Harbor." Engraving shows the proud Statue of Liberty stucture standing in the harbor surrounded by small sailboats and people milling about.
16 x 11 in. $150
255nyc: 1853 Hand colored wood engravings from Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Top engraving shows The City of New York, As Seen From the East River; Bottom engraving shows The City of New York, As Seen From the North River. Page is titled, "A Fine Panoramic Representation of The City of New York, The Metropolis of The United States.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $60
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256nyc: 1889 Hand colored wood engraving Supplement to Harper's Weekly, May 11, 1889 and Copyright that same year by Harper & Brothers. Engraving is titled, "The Centennial Naval Parade in the Upper Bay -- The U.S.S. "Despatch" And Her Convoy Passing Governor's Island, As Seen From the Washington Building, Drawn By Charles Graham." Scene shows a panorama of the Statue of Liberty and Castle Gardens.
44 x 15-1/2 in. $600
1899 Grand Naval Parade, New York Harbor for Admiral Dewey from the Statue of Liberty facing Manhattan and Brooklyn. Shown are also Governor's Island and Brooklyn Bridge in the distance. Hand tinted half-tone engraving, folded in middle.
42 x 15 in. $250
259nyc: 1873 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing "New York Harbor, As Seen From the Brooklyn Tower of the Suspension-Bridge. -- From A Sketch By C.E. Bonwill." Manhattan and Jersey Shore can be seen on this engraving.
16 x 11 in. $180
260nyc: 1933 Hand colored half tone showing a bird's-eye view of Manhattan titled, "Southern Pacific S.S. Lines "Morgan Line" Supervue Map of New York City." Key on bottom showing Points of Interest, Districts and Steamship Piers. Inset of Central Park and surrounding area is on bottom left of map. Originally folded but in fine condition.
28 x 18 in. $150
1887 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City -- An Afternoon At the Central Park Menagerie." Several scenes of zoo animals are shown at the New York City Zoo.
16 x 11 in. $50
Early 1900s Hand colored lithograph showing the "View of the Ruins After the Great Fire in New York, Dec. 16th & Dec. 17th, 1835, As Seen from Exchange Place." Published by L.P. Clover, New York. Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1836 by L.P. Clover in the Office of the Southern District of New York.
29 x 23 in. $80
1864 Thomas Nast double-paged wood engraving showing Central Park in Winter with several scenes surrounding the center image. Scenes depict sledding in winter, Jack Frost standing amid icicles, Skating at the New York Skating Club, Horse riding, Warming up by a stovepipe heater, Skating on a frozen pond, and people at a Refreshment bar sipping hot coffee and children eating pastries.
22 x 16 in. $180
1907 Colored half-tone cover from Leslie's Illustrated Weekly showing, "May-Day in Central Park, New York." Drawn by G.W. Peters. Image shows young boys and girls all dancing around the May Pole.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40
1847 Currier & Ives hand colored lithograph mounted on acid-free paper with right margin redrawn. Title of image is, "View of the Park Fountain & City Hall, N.Y." In good condition As Is.
10-3/4 x 9-1/2 in. $125
1876 Hand colored wood engraving featured in a Harper's Weekly Supplement which shows, "New York One Hundred Years Ago," in several views with a map in center.
23 x 16 in.
1898 Hand colored half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly showing in top image, a "Bird's-Eye View of the Remodelled Grand Central Station, From the Balcony of the Manhattan Hotel. Bottom engravings shows other rooms inside. Title of entire image is, "The New Grand Central Station, New York," designed by Bradford L. Gilbert, Architect.
22 x 16 in. $90
1865 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Central Park, New York City -- The Grand Drive." Sketched by A.R. Waud.
22-1/2 x 16 in. $175
C.1780 Hand colored copper engraving highlighting New York City and Environs and Highlands of Navising. Title of engraving is, "Plan of the Harbour of New York and Parts Adjacent." Matted.
9 x 7 in. $225
1881 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City, -- The Threatened Water Famine -- Extraordinary Precautions of the Fire Department; The Midnight Alarm." This image captures the drama of the firemen getting ready for the call.
16 x 12 in. $80
1860 Wood engraving titled, "Backgrounds of Civilization -- Realities of the Five Points," which features a rare article illustrated with original engravings of this notorious lawless area. This article was featured in the New York Illustrated News on February 25, 1860 and includes scenes of Crown's Five Point Bar-Room, monte game, Crown's alley, and lodging house.
22 x 16 in. $175
1866 Hand colored wood engravings showing New York City's water supply which shows system prior to Croton. This was featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Fifteen images on double-page."
22 x 16 in. $120
1863 Homer Winslow wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Great Sumter Meeting in Union Square, New York, April 11, 1863."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50
1861 Homer Winslow double-paged wood engraving titled, "Great Fair Given at the City Assembly Rooms, New York, December, 1861, In Aid of the City Poor." Featured in Harper's Weekly, this scene takes place at the Sanitary Fair which was the precursor to the Red Cross.
15-1/2 x 21 in. $80
1857 Hand colored wood engraving showing New York Harbor. An Early Marine View of NY Harbor. Included are a large sidewheel and sailing ship and other boats.Featured in Ballou's Drawing-Room Companion.
22 x 15 in. $180
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