Harpweek, the database collection of Harper's Weekly, should have a scanned
version of the "Heathen Chinee" available. Any decent university research
library will have a subscription to HarpWeek, so ask your local university
On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Tracy Wuster <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am finishing up work on my book on Mark Twain--"The American Humorist:
> The Making and Meanings of Mark Twain." I am trying to round up a few last
> images. Kevin MacDonnell helped me out, but a few of the images were not
> in his collection or were to fragile to be scanned.
> If anyone has book-quality images they would be able to share (300+dpi, 4x6
> or 5x8 size), I would be eternally grateful and, of course, give lavish
> credit in the book. Here are the images I am looking for:
> "The New Heathen Chinee" Frank Leslie's Illustrated, July 26, 1873
> =E2=80=9CTHE LYCEUM COMMITTEEMAN=E2=80=99S DREAM=E2=80=94SOME POPULAR
> RERS IN CHARACTER=E2=80=9D
> Harper=E2=80=99s Weekly, November 15, 1873.
> Mark Twain amongst the Britishers, New York Graphic, November 5, 1873
> American Humorists, with Portraits=E2=80=9D
> Daily Graphic, October 9, 187359:6 (December 1874), 45.
> (This was also reprinted in a phrenology journal and as a book cover--I
> have the book cover).
> =E2=80=9CMark Twain=E2=80=9D from Appleton=E2=80=99s Journal-- George T.
> rris, =E2=80=9CMark Twain,=E2=80=9D
> Appleton=E2=80=99s Journal, XII:276 (July 4, 1874), 15.
> Mark Twain at the Tomb of Adam, Harper's May 1875, p. 848
> Mark Twain engraving in the Century, September 1882 (frontispiece)
> I'd greatly appreciate any help. Let me know if you have questions.
> Tracy Wuster
Hillary Murtha, Ph.D
American history and material culture