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January 1, 1870
July 30, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1870 The frontpage features a 3/4 page illustration "The Royal Family of Prussia". A 1/3 page illustration of "Napoleon III". A nice fullpage illustration "Up the Hudson" shows people on a pleasure boat. 1/4 page portrait of Rear Admiral Dahlgren. A halfpage "The Riot at Elm Park". Small illustrations... See More
August 20, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1870 The front page article is "French Commanders" and features five illustrations. With the issue is a quarter-page "The Late Mr. Benjamin Nathan", a third page "The Mitrailleur" (breech-loading device) and a small illustration of "The Queen's Cup". Great fullpage stagecoach print showing many people on a ... See More
March 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 18, 1871. Front full pg. illus. of "Victorious Peace." (Charub Angel). Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Wounded French Soldier Returned Home." Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Soldiers' Home, Washington D.C." and "Residence of the British Commissioners, Washington, D.C." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Sunday at Chelsea Hospital, England." F... See More
April 1, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Apr. 1, 1871 Dblpgctrfld: 'Queen Victoria & the Princess Louise--Sketch in the House of Lords at the Opening of Parliament'. 'Street Acrobats' 'American members of the Joint High Commission'
August 5, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 5, 1871 Ftpg. poem: 'Kit Carson's Ride'. Nearly fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon includes Boss Tweed. Nice fullpg: 'Buffalo Bulls Protecting a Herd From Wolves'. Fullpg. with 3 scenes: 'Payment of Indian Annuities' 'Birch-Bark Indian Wigwams' 'Indians Making Birch-Bark Canoes'
August 26, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 26, 1871 Great fullpg. Nast political cartoon shows: "The President of the U.S. & His Cabinet". Halfpg: "In The Far West--The First Buffalo". "In the Far West--Carrying the Mail" & "In the Far West--Crossing a Canyon". Nearly fullpg. view of: "St. Paul's" dome in London.
November 11, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another fullpg. shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a halfpg. as well.
The doublepage centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by... See More
December 9, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 9, 1871. Front full pg. illus. of "Reception of the grand Duke Alexis on Board the 'Mary Powell'." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Butchers Wedding." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Reception of the Grand Duke - Procession Passing the Grand Stand." Full pg. Nast illus. of "H. G. Diogenes has Found the Honest Man." Full pg. illus. ... See More
June 22, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, June 22, 1872 Full ftpg. illus. of 'The Late James Gordon Bennett'. Fullpg: 'The Intnl. Rowing Match' & 'Bird's-eye View of Boston & Its Environs' is nice, plus many scenes in the area.
February 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1873 A Valentine issue with the front full page illustration:"Robbing the United States Mail." showing a women sneaking envelopes from an angelic "mailman".
Inside is a full page illustration of "Mount of Olives and Valley of Jehoshaphat." Full page illustration containing several smaller illustrations of "Knebworth Pa... See More
December 13, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1873 By far the best & most desirable print in this issue is the nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Morning Bell", which has a related article on a preceding page.
But there are many other prints in this issue including a full front page illustration by political cartoonist Thomas Nast captioned: "Justice.... See More
February 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 14, 1874 Front 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to the lives of the rich and the poor. Inside is the full pg. Nast illus. of "Parepa Rosa." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. Robert E. Withers, of Virginia" and "The Hon. Robert Brown Elliot, of South Carolina." 1/2 pg illus. of "Concert for the Inmates of the Charity Hospital, Blackwell'... See More
March 21, 1874
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 21, 1874 Great fullpg. Frenzeny & Tavernier illus: 'An Oasis Along the Track'. Halfpg: 'The Temperance Crusade in New York' fullpg: 'Sketches in Rag Pickers' Row' halfpg: 'Sport on the Plains' shows men shooting buffalo, & 'A Mormon Family Driving to Conference Meeting'
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 16, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 16, 1875 Full front pg. illus. of "Compulsory Education-The Safeguard of Free Institutions." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Gerrit Smith." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Waiting." Full pg. illus. of "Christmas on an Ice Floe-An Incident of the Austrian Polar Expedition." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Amphitheatre Flavius, Rome, MDCCCL... See More
June 5, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 5, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Captured At Last." (Phil Sheridan). Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The New Arctic Expedition-The "Alert" and the "Discovery"." Six illus. pertaining to "The Fulton Street Prayer Meeting-North Dutch Church." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Last Muster." Full pg. Nast illus. of "This... See More
September 25, 1875
Harper's WEEKLY, September 25, 1875. Full front pg. illus. of "The Song of the Kettle - An Evening Reverie." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "President William C. Ralston, of the Bank of California." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ralston's Death - Scene of the Drowning." Full pg. containing five illus. pertaining to "The New York Post Office - Views of the New Build... See More
January 1, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 The full ftpg. shows a mother with two young children in a snowstorm: "Light In The Window". An inside page has a 3/4 pg. print: "The Christmas Chariot--The Coming of the Plum-Pudding" being pulled by two turkeys. Also a fullpg. print: "No Small Breed Fer Yer Uncle Abe Dis Christmas!..." showing a Black family with a l... See More
April 8, 1876
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1876
Front full page illustration of "The Lexington of the Sea."
2/3 page illustration of "The Phul-Bagh, or Flower Garden Palace, Gwalior, India."; Two full page Thomas Nast illustration entitled "The Haunted House; or, the 'Murdered' Rag Baby Will Not Be Still" and "The Reign of the Press."; Ful... See More
May 12, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 12, 1877 Great fullpg: 'The First of May in Blackville' shows a Black family. Doublepage centerfold by Th. Nast. Fullpg: 'The U.S. Steamer 'Powhatan' in a Cyclone off Hatteras' 3/4pg: 'Pictured Rocks, Lake Superior' shows 5 views.
May 26, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 26, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg. illus. of many prize dogs captioned: "The Great Bench Show of Dogs, New York Hippodrome" plus a related article on the facing page, titled: "The Great Bench Show". This was the now-famous Westminster Dog Show. 1/2 pg: 'Charcoal burning in Nevada'. Doublepage centerfold Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'The perm... See More
July 21, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 21, 1877 Prints include: full front page illustration of "The Reigning Belle" full page illustration of "Old Neptune's Welcome." 2/3 page illustration of "Presentation of the Freedom of the City of London to General Grant." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "William Caxton, The First English Printer, Showing Printed Proof to Edward I... See More
February 16, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 16, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon shows Uncle Sam in: 'The First Step Towards Bankruptcy', plus another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside. 'After the Storm' shows an abandoned ship.
May 11, 1878
Harper's WEEKLY, May 11, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The lion of 'the best society' in England". Fullpg: 'Sketches in the New York Aquarium' and 'Love in Blackville: The Wooing of the Twins' shows blacks. Halfpg: 'Indian School at Ft. Marion, St. Augustine, Florida' & 'Archery Practice' One-third pg: 'The New Music Hall, Ci... See More
November 23, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1878
Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Millennium Postponed: The tiger and the Lamb-A Little Mixed." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Decorative Art Has at Last Reached Blackville-"Dat Small Japan Jug Cum From De Ruins of Pompey." Four 1/4 pg. portraits including "George F. Danforth, Judge Elect of the Court of Appeals,&q... See More
January 18, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1879
Front full page Nast illustration. of "The Lone Fisherman (From Mass.) or, the Bulldozed Old Man." Inside is a full page portrait of "H. R. H. Alice Maud Mary, Grand Duchess of Hesse-Darmstadt (Princess Alice of Great Britain and Ireland)." 2/3 page illustration of "In for a Scrape." Full page illustration of "Sl... See More
January 31, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1880
Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Investigation Committee' shows a Black man in Kansas holding a bag reading: 'Exodus from the South'. Nearly halfpg: 'Whale Captured in the Harbor of Charleston, S.C.'. Illus. of 'The Late Frank Leslie'. Several illustrations of: 'Paris Under the Snow'. Another fullpg. Nast c... See More
July 3, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1880
Full ftpg. shows: "The Veteran SoldIers' d. bion, Milwaukee, Wisconsin". Fullpg. Nast political cartoon. Most of a pg. is on "The Coming Obelisk", being Cleopatra's Needle including several illustrations. Nice dblpgctrfld: "The Great Disaster on the Sound" showing the wreck of the 'Narragansett' & incl... See More
October 9, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1880
Front full pg. ilus. of "The Democratic Axe Grinder." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Hopeless Undertaking." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "A Financial Mistake." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "Another Kind of 'Silent (Democratic) Majority'." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Not a Fit Party to ... See More
November 20, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1880
Full ftpg. Th. Nast illus. shows a good view of the Republican elephant created by Thomas Nast, with the cartoon captioned: "The Republican Pachyderm Alive & Kicking" . Full page political cartoon by Gillam captioned "Victory!" showing the Republican candidate, James Garfield. Nice prints of James A. Garfield and Chester A... See More
March 26, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 26, 1881
Front full pg. illus. of "The Connecting Link - This Looks Like Business." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "One Reason Why There Are So Many Idle Young Men: Cause and Effect." 2/3 pg. portrait of "Alexander II., Czar of Russia - Assassinated March 13, 1881." Dblpgctrfld. of "English Church Architecture, No. 15 - Gla... See More
May 14, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1881 The full front pabe is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Is There To Be A Power Behind The Throne?" But the most significant print would be the very nice half page baseball print: "The Princeton college Base-Ball Nine" showing them in uniform and with bats, a ball, and two catcher's masks. There is also a related article: &q... See More
August 27, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1881
Full ftpg: 'The Electric Light at Sea'. Fullpg: 'Little Cripples by the Sea--Scenes at the Surf House, Rockaway Beach'. Terrific & frameable fullpg: 'Fargo, Dakota--Head of Steamboat Navigation on the Red River' 'John O'Groat's--Northernmost House in Great Britain'.
Other news and advertisements of the... See More
April 21, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1883
Two front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Viney's Conversion and Courtship." Inside are five small portraits of: "The Hon. Theodore Roosevelt" "Carter Harrison, Re-Elected Mayor of Chicago" "Jacob Schaefer, Victor in the Chicago Billiard Tournament" "J. H. Farley, mayor Elect of Cleveland, Ohio&qu... See More
May 12, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1883
The full front page illustration of this issue is of the "Seventh Annual Bench Show of the Westminster Kennel Club, New York" which show 10 dogs. An accompanying article is found within the issue. Two A. B. Frost prints, half page "Here He Found His Companion and Mr. Mincheon" and 1/3 page "The Betrothal" accompany and ar... See More
March 15, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1884
Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Dilemma". Fullpg: "Cleopatra at the Blackville Studio". Two nice halfpg. illustrations: "The Mississippi Levees", one showing it breaking. The dblpgctrfld: "Banished from Massachusetts, 1660". One-third pg: "The Recent Snowstorms on the Plains--Railroad Train i... See More
March 22, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1884
Front pg. includes three illus. and the poem "The Ancient Minor's Story." Inside are a pg. full of illus. pertaining to "The French Invasion of Tonquin." Full pg. illus. containing five "Sketches in Atlantic City." Full pg. illus. of "Icebergs in the Track of European Steamers." Full pg. Thomas Nast illus.... See More
August 22, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1885
Many nice prints in this issue, but certainly the prime piece is the terrific full page baseball print by T. deThulstrup captioned: "The Winning Run--How Is It, Umpire?" being a dramatic print of a runner sliding into home plate showing the catcher, umpire and several players in the field (see). This is one of the best baseball prints to ... See More
September 5, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1885
Although there are many fine prints in this issue, the most desired may well be the nice full page print captioned: "Lawn Tennis At Newport--the Tournament, From the Upper Balcony of the Casino" (see).
Other prints include a full ftpg. captioned: "Burning of Old Men-Of-War at Blum Beach, Long Island"; a fullpg. of: "Vi... See More
September 12, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1885
Full front pg. illus. of "On Board the Puritan-Getting Aft the Main Sheet." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "Sketches from the Burlesque Opera "The Mikado." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Bicycle Tournament at Hartford-The Mile Race for Amateurs." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Bri... See More
November 7, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1885
Nice full ftpg: 'The Dearborn Railroad Station in Chicago'. Nice fullpg. hunting scene: 'Wild-Fowl Shooting from a Sculling Float'. Dblpgctrfld: 'All Saints Day in New Orleans--Decorating the Tombs in One of the City Cemeteries' fullpg; 'Outlet of a Natural Gas Well Near Pittsburgh'. Nearly halfpg: 'Evening on t... See More
December 5, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 5, 1885
Full front pg. portrait of "The Late Thomas Andres Hendricks, Vice President of the United States." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Proposed Design for the New Fifth Avenue Omnibuses." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Old Broadway Stages in 1831." Full pg. illus. containing three illus. pertaining to "The High Tide of Novem... See More
August 21, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886
Full ftpg. is a famous F. Remington print: 'Soldering in the southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott, a Black soldier. Fullpg: 'A Forest Fire'. Halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers. Displayable fullpg. print: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.... See More
June 18, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1887
Full page print: "Dedication of the Actors' Monument in the Cemetery of the Evergreens". Fullpg. with two nice F. Remington prints: "Sketches from a Summer Race Meeting". Dblpgctrfld: "Princeton College" shows 12 scenes. Fullpg. on "Her Majesty Queen Victoria" and full page showing: "Queen Victoria Rec... See More
June 25, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1887
Fullpg: 'Four View of the Yacht Thistle' is nice. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Voudoo Dance' is very displayable. Fullpg: 'Dedication of the Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument at New Haven'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
June 25, 1887
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887... See More
* Queen Victoria of England
* Queen Victoria of England
* The Apollo Belvedere
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, most of which pertain to the latest inventions of the day, with accompanying text including: "Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India", "H.M.S. Victoria&
July 2, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1887
Fullpg: "The Seventh Regiment in the State Camp at Peekskill". 1/3pg: "The New Clubhouse of the American Yacht Club, on the Sound" & fullpg: "The Auditorium Building, Now Being Constructed in Chicago, Illinois". Double page centerfold: "The Trial of Jacob Sharp in the Court of Oyer and Terminer, New York City&quo... See More
July 16, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1887
Nice full ftpg: "Art & Nature at the West End of Coney Island". Nice fullpg: "Boston Harbor and Its Islands". Very nice dblpgctrfld: "The Scene of the Reunion of Union & Confederate Veterans on the Field of Gettysburg". Halfpg: "Sketches From the Jubilee Yacht Race" plus much more.
Other news and adv... See More
September 24, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1887
Nice full ftpg: 'The 'Volunteer Under Full Sail' shows a yacht. Nearly halfpg: 'The Exhibition of Natural Gas Illumination at Toledo'. Nearly halfpg: 'Wharf Scene in Savannah'. Fullpg: 'English & American Athletes at the Annual Championship Games, Manhattan Athletic Club'. Double page centerfold: "The... See More
December 31, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1887
Nice ftpg: "Watch-night--New Year's Eve" shows people coming out of a church. There are several full page prints: "The New Steel Cruiser 'Chicago'"; "Miles Standish's Challenge"; "On the Coast of New England" and "Recent & Pending Architectural Additions to New York City" which... See More
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