is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of
1887 Church on New Year's Eve. Nicely hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Watch Night, New Year's Eve." Shows the exterior of a country church at night, with worshippers walking out onto the snowy landscape. 11x16 in. $40
1879 Nast New Year's Cartoon. Engraved allegorical image of the new year by Thomas Nast, the most famous political cartoonist of the 19th century. Features a winged child holding an hourglass, standing amid symbols of American wealth and prosperity. 11x16 in. $30
1920 New Year Ad for Bacon. Full page advertisement for Wilson's Certified Bacon, suggesting that consumers "start the new year right" by stocking their larders with bacon.
11x16 in. $30
1871 New Year Presents. Engraving from Leslie's Weekly, showing two women bringing a basket of food to some friends as a New Year's present. Title of the scene is "Happy New Year: A Basket of Good Things." A name has been written in pencil in the top margin, but the image is not affected.
11x16 in. $30
1903 New Year Ad for Soap. Full page hand colored ad for Monkey Brand Soap, wishing consumers a "bright New Year." The ad features a piper with a large box of soap on his back, being watched by a woman from her window. 11x16 in. $40
1900 New Year's Day in Paris. Hand colored, engraved scenes from The Graphic, showing Parisians celebrating the New Year in various ways.
11x16 in. $30
1859 Wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "New Year's Day in New York, 1859." Scene shows a woman greeting her guests as they enter the front door.
16 x 10 in. $40
1861 Hand colored double-page wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Seeing the Old Year Out," and "Watch Night." Image in center left shows people toasting to the occasion and people on right are bowed in prayer.
21-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $60
1876 Hand colored wood engraving showing a woman toasting with some hot mulled wine to the memory of those who have left us and in celebration of the New Year. Short poem underneath image.
16 x 11 in. $40
1862 Double-page wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "The Bright Side of War -- Holiday Festivities of the 44th New York Volunteers At Their Camp, Hall's Hill, Virginia."
21 x 16 in. $50
1882 Double-page wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "Pictorial History of Leading Events of the Closing Year." Several engravings surround a calendar from 1883 of what events transpired during the closing year. Small brown stains appear on right side that don't affect
quality of images.
21 x 15-1/2 in. $50
1861 Rural New Year's Celebration. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "New Year's Eve in the Country." Shows a family in a small country cottage, dancing and celebrating.
11 x 16 $50
1910 Half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Step Lively, Please!" Drawing by Power O'Malley shows a 1911 streetcar with Father Time as the conductor helping an older gentleman carrying a bag marked 1910 get off as a child holding a 1911 bag tries getting on.
15 x 10 in. $40
1898 Half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly with a New Year's Wassail poem in a box underneath. Image shows a gathering of women and children holding boughs of holly caroling outside a window.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40
1872 Wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Dawning of the New Year," drawn by Jules Taverner. Top of image shows Paris and bottom of image shows Chicago with a winged Father Time in the center holding a scythe in one hand and an hourglass in the other.
16 x 11 in. $40
1891 Hand colored wood engraving by H.C. Seppings Wright featured in The Illustrated London News titled, "Shopping in New York on New Year's Eve." Scene shows men, women and children clutching goods as they do their shopping. Two American flags hanging from storefronts wave in the background.
16 x 11 in. $50
1875 Wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Alone With the Dying Year." Scene shows a boy shivering in front of a building with lots of clocks pointed at 12:00 o'clock as a blizzard surrounds him.
Drawing by M. Woolf.
16 x 11 in. $30
1867 Double-page hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "A Happy New Year." Designed and drawn by W. Magrath. A bell marked 1861 which is adorned by angels is at center of page and six vignettes depicting happenings throughout the year surround it. Bottom image shows an hourglass with a scroll and a feathered pen.
22 x 16 in. $60
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