New York: Harper's Weekly, 1878.
Wood engraving. Image measures 12" x 9", sheet measures 16 1/4" x 11 1/2"
This striking portrait depicts Henry M. Stanley, "the enterprising American traveler, commissioned... to explore the interior of Africa." Includes initial three paragraphs of the article.
The print is in very good condition with minimal wear to margins not affecting the image. Issued in the January 19, 1873 edition of Harper's Weekly.
Harper's Weekly was a New York-based illustrated political magazine published from 1857 until 1916. The magazine featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects, and humor. Its most well-known contributor was Thomas Nast, who made his career doing political cartoons for the publication.