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1859-1891   Harper's Weekly Woodcuts

(shown at approximately 40% of actual size)

Year(s) Published: 1859-90
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: Harper's Woodcuts
Card Size (inches): varies
Number of Cards in Set: 40+
Est. Value (common; VG): $40
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Set Summary
  • Woodcuts published in popular weekly news tabloid
  • Source of some of the earliest images of baseball players
  • Size varies from about 4 x 6 inches to about 7 x 20 inches
  • More than 40 baseball images known from 1859 to 1891
  • Associated articles describe events related to woodcuts
  • References:
    1) Lyman Hardeman, "1859 Showdown at Hoboken (as reported in Harper's Weekly)," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #7 (Spring 2006, p. 32-33)


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