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February 25, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1888 Front page print: "Multum In Parvo--An Orchestra With One Performer". Fullpg: "Feeding & Catching Terrapin on a Maryland Farm".
The double page centerfold: "The Modern Buccaneers" by W.A. Rogers. Nearly fullpg: "Character Sketches in Ireland". Interesting fullpg: "The Statue of William Pe... See More
August 9, 1890
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, from New York, dated August 9, 1890. The full front cover of the issue features an illustration of "A Night Balloon Ascension At Paris" with accompanying article. Also within this issue is an illustration of "M. Pasteur in His Cabinet" with article.
This is a complete issue measuring approximately 11 x 16 inches, contains small edge tears/chip... See More
September 5, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1891 Full front page: 'A New York Chowder Club Leaving the East Side' shows a loaded stagecoach. Full page: 'The Whaleback Steamer 'Charles Wetmore' of Buffalo' Nice full page: 'A Home for Aged Hebrews, New York' shows men sitting in a park. 'The Columbian Exposition'
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 10, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1891 Full front page shows: 'A Reception at the Progress Club, New York'. Half page: 'Improvements of Delaware River at Philadelphia' is a nice view. Story with 2 Remington prints.
Full page: 'The Government Rainfall Experiments in Texas' shows 5 scenes. Over two full pages of text & illustrations on: 'The Jews of New York... See More
October 1, 1892
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 1, 1892. This issue has a full front page print showing 'GERMAN MILITARY BALLOON APPARATUS' and an internal article. Another article describes how armies would use these balloons to place soldiers into the middle of the battle quickly. The article and print detail the "ENGLISH 'SIMPLEX' TYPEWRITER". This new design of typewriter was small, compact a... See More
February 18, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1893 The front cover of the issue features a great full page illustration of 'Tobogganing At Montmorency Falls, Canada'. Inside the issue is a half page photo of "The Trial Trip of the United States Steamship 'Monterey' in San Francisco Bay'. A full page features coverage of Howell E Jackson which includes a 1/4 page photo ... See More
August 3, 1893
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, August 3, 1893 Of special interest is item #XVI of "Notable Jews - Theodore W. Myers" which also includes a photograph & biography of him.
Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page: "The World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago - In the Egyptian Court...First Experience in Smoking the Chibouk". Inside has: "...A B... See More
October 11, 1893
PUCK, New York, Oct. 11, 1893
* Color political prints - cartoons
Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as ... See More
November 4, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1893 Included in the masthead is: 'An Eight Page World's Fair Supplement with this Number', showing various photos from the Columbian Exposition. A ftpg. photo on the Expo as well.
Complete issue.... See More
October 20, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 20, 1894 Over one-third pg: 'Lobster Fishing on the Grand Manan Banks'. Nice fullpg: 'The Water Supply of San Francisco' 'Flashing a Message 183 Miles from Colorado to Utah'. Several small golf photos from Yonkers, New York.
Complete issue.... See More
December 8, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1894 Nice illus. & bio of: 'Thomas Hardy'. Fullpg. of 6 photos of 'Descendants of the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' on Pitcairn Is.' Nice fullpg. on: 'The Bicycle Tournament at Madison Sq. Garden'. Great A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Ruffed Grouse Shooting'. Two fullpgs. with 20 photos of 'Military Maneuvers at Fort Ri... See More
November 30, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1895 Full ftpg: 'Loading a 10 inch Rifle Mounted on a Barbette Carriage at the Sandy Hook Proving Grounds'. Nice fullpg: 'More Than his Share for Thanksgiving Dinner'' shows a Black man bringing home a turkey & an opossum.
Doublepage centerfold with 25 photos of: 'The U.S. Army Proving Ground at Sandy Hook, N.J.'. Fullp... See More
June 26, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1897 Full front page illus. of "To the Rescue." Inside has a full pg. of portraits of "The Harvard-Yale-Cornell Four-Mile Boat Race at Poughkeepsie, June 25 - The Crews."
Full pg. illus. of "The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria." Full pg. of illus. of "Andree's Attempt to Reach the North Pole by Balloon." F... See More
July 31, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with m... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in Sout... See More
December 23, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1899 Front full pg. illus. of "The Last Message." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Major-General John R. Brooke, U.S.A" and "Major-General Leonard Wood, U.S.V." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The British Military Observation Balloon at Ladysmith." 1/3 pg. illus. "The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Drill... See More
July 21, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1900 Colored front page political cartoon. Doublepage centerfold "Military Music On The Water-Front at Shanghai" by Peter; Disturbances in China; The Legations and The Foreign Ministers in Peking; "One of the Monumental Corners of the New Pont Alexandre III, Paris" - by Curran; Camp Life in Nicaragua; The National Amateur Golf Champi... See More
August 11, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1900 The New York Yacht Club; doublepage centerfold "The Paris Exposition - Illumination of the Grounds in the Evening" by Graham; The ladies of the Peking Legations; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
August 3, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1901 Frontpage photo "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club"; Hotel Life Aboard Ship; American Athletes in England; fullpage photo "Summer Music in New York - A Concert on the Mall, Central Park"; Pistols in the Mechanical Arts; doublepage centerfold "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club" by Shafer; Women and the Pa... See More
October 19, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1901 Fullpage "Old and New - The Two Bridges Connecting New York and Brooklyn"; Munich's New Theatre; doublepage centerfold "Mud-Hen Shooting" by Frost; Football - The Season of 1901; fullpage "Pictorial Notes of Current News"; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
January 4, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1902 Frontpage photo "A Memory of Emancipation Day"; Ice Hocky and Its Players; a colored print "Jan Kubelik - The Bohemian Violinist Now Touring The United States"; a page of photos of Marconi's Latest Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy; a page of photos Winners at the First annual Sow of the Ladies' Kennel Association of ... See More
March 1, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1902 Frontpage photo Fighting Snow In The Rocky Mountains; fullpage The Difficulties of Winter Transportation; fullpage The Santos-Dumont Balloon at Monte Carlo; fullpage illustration "Quebec's Winter Carnival"; fullpage photos Strangers in New York; fullpage photo Lady Stavordale; fullpage "American Editors X. - Clark Howell" b... See More
April 26, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1902 Frontpage illustration "The Right of Way" by Mears; fullpage photos The President at the Charleston Exposition; fullpage photos The Coronation of the King of Spain; fullpage illustration "The New Home of the Stock Exchange" by Meeker; A Girl's Adventures in Cloudland with photos; The Drama of the Circus with photos; Openin... See More
May 24, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1902 Frontpage illustration "The Day of Death at St. Pierre" by Shafer; The Volcano-Wrecked City of St. Pierre with photos; fullpage illustration "Picking Up a Tow"; A National Disgrace; fullpage photos In Old Kentucky; fullpage photo Knee-Deep in the Blue-Grass; fullpage illustration "Choosing a Summer Home" by Rogers; doub... See More
May 31, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1902
Front page "The Desolation of St. Pierre - The Rue de L'Hopital"; several pages of photos the volcano destruction at St. Pierre and Martinique; full page illustration "Rescue Work on the Subway" by Jackson; full page print "International Baseball - the Boston Champions" (from June 27, 1874); A Boom in Colorado Irr... See More
August 2, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Charles M. Schwab; The Man behind the Gun in our Navy; fullpage photos M. Santos-Dumont's Dirigible Balloon at Brighton Beach; fullpage photo Mrs. Peter D. Marton; fullpage photos The Highest Electric Station in the World; fullpage photos The Picturesque side of Regatta Week at Henley; two fullpages pho... See More
October 4, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Robert W. Chambers; The President's Shortened Western Tour; The Revolution in Venezuela; fullpage photo of opera composer Pietro Mascagni; The Return of the Arctic Expolorers; The Power-House Canal at Sault Ste. Marie with photos; The Fort Riley Manoeuvres and the New Armament with photos; photo o... See More
February 14, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1903
August 22, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1903
August 29, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1903
January 2, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904 The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the great and very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk.
The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received w... See More
September 17, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1904
October 1, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1904
October 15, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1904
December 17, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1904
January 21, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 21, 1905
April 1, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1905
November 11, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1905
April 21, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1906
July 14, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1906
July 21, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1906
August 11, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1906 There is a front page illustration, "The Clambake--Taking Out "The Bake."" There is an article and photos on "Vesuvius in Eruption at Close Range" by Frank A. Perret and "To Dreyfus Vindicated" by Robert Underwood Johnson. "The Future in America" written by H. G. Wells, author of War... See More
October 27, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1906
October 27, 1906
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 27, 1906 Full front page photo captioned: "Count De La Vaulx Starting With the "Walhalla' In The International Balloon Race." Report inside about the "First International Balloon Race" has seven related photos of the event.
Other topics with photos and text throughout this
This is complete in 20 pages with a small libr... See More
December 8, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1906
June 8, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1907
August 31, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 31, 1907
October 19, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1907
November 9, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 9, 1907 There is a front page illustration, "The Man Who Rocked the Boat" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "Wall Street During the Banking Panic"; "Ballooning for Records"; "The 'Valise Cabinet' " and "New York's New $3,000,000 Parkway." Also, there are illustrations such a... See More
February 22, 1908
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1908 There is a front pg. illustration, "Piling It On" by W. A.. Rogers. There is an article with photos of " 'Crossing the Line With the Fleet" by Robert Dunn. There are illustrations of "Gentlemen of Leisure" by George Wright; a double pg. of "Save Us From our Friends!" by ... See More
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