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August 24, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 24, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "United States Calvary at Camp Sheridan, Pennsylvania." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A French High Road." Full pg. illus. of "A Midsummer Night." Dblpgctrfld. of " A Reception on a Yacht." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Queer Marine Residence." Full pg. illus. of "New Clubs and Brooklyn Dw... See More
September 7, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 7, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Driving on the Beach." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "In and About Baltimore." Three small portraits of "The Late William Thaw, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania," "The Late Henry Shaw, of St. Louis," and "Florvil Gelan Hippolyte, Provisional President of the Republic of Hayti." 1/2 pg. il... See More
September 26, 1889
THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, Sept. 26, 1889
* Buckatunna MS Mississippi
* Train holdup - robbery
* Outlaw Rube Burrow
Page 3 has one column headings: "Southern Highwaymen"
"Hold Up A Train On The Mobile & Ohio Road"
and more. See photos for 1st report coverage on the train robbery at Buckatunna, Mississippi.
This was the work o... See More
October 26, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, October 26, 1889 The full front page shows: "Dangers of Electric Wires in New York--Western Union Lineman burned to Death in Mid-Air."
A rarity is to find period prints of cowboys, but here is one. An inside page has 3 prints, captioned: "Life Among the Cow-Boys of Indian Territory" (see), with a brief, related article on an inside page.
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November 9, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889 Entire ftpg. is a fine illus. of: 'William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club'. Four prints of: 'American Game Birds' & fullpg: 'New York's New Music Halls' includes a nice view of Carnegie Hall. Dblpgctrfld: 'The City of Cleveland, Ohio' shows 9 scenes.
Complete in twenty pages.
November 16, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 16, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "The Autumn Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Divinity Building of the New Catholic University at Washington, D.C." Six small portraits of "State Officers Elected on Tuesday, November 5, 1889." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Cast of Barye's Great W... See More
December 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 14, 1889 Nice halfpg. shows: 'The Late Jefferson Davis' and a halfpg. of: 'Jefferson Davis' House at Beauvoir, Miss.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Sketches Along the Line of the New Croton Aqueduct'. Fullpg: 'Sketches of a Transatlantic Voyage'.
Complete in twenty pages.
December 28, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 28, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Christmas Greetings." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Interior of the Chicago Auditorium." Dblpgctrfld. containing a poem and two large illus. pertaining to "Hail Christmas." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "First Impressions Abroad." Full pg. illus. of "Reception of the Delegates to ... See More
January 4, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 4, 1890 Fullpg: 'A Michigan Iron Mine' shows 4 scenes. Nice halfpg. illus. by Frederic Remington accompanies an Aztec-themed story. Dblpgctrfld: 'A Beef Issue in the Indian Territory'.
January 11, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 11, 1890 Two nice halfpg. scenes of: 'Oystering On the Chesapeake--Working the Beds Off Annapolis' & 'Raking in Shallow Water'. Nice Frederic Remington dblpgctrfld: 'Hunting the Caribou--'Shoot! Shoot!' plus another Remington print showing soldiers in a gunfight.
January 18, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKY January 18, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "Mme. Lilli Lehmann-Kalisch, in the Title Role of Goldmark's Opera 'The Queen of Sheba'." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Pulitzer Building, the New HOme of the New York 'World'." 1/2 pg. illus. of "In the Cave of the Dead." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Sir Roger De Coverley (Quadrille ... See More
January 18, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Jan. 18, 1890
* Nellie Bly - American journalist print
* Around the World (during)
Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival T... See More
January 25, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 25, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 scenes of 'Artificial Ice Manufacture'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Drawing a Pot of Molten Glass from the Furnace'. Fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'A Day in a Tannery' Nice fullpg. by Remington: 'Canadian Backwoods Architecture' includes a tepee, ranch house, and 8 more types of buildings.
March 8, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1890 Nice full ftpg 'The Opening of the Sioux Reservation--Newly Arrived Settlers in the Territory'. F. Remington illus. for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House'. Halfpg: 'A Match Game in the Court of the N.Y. Racket Club' shows racketball. Halfpg: 'A Game of Baseball in the 13th Reg. Armory, Brooklyn' is a very nice indoor bas... See More
March 22, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 22, 1890 Full ftpg: 'The Mississippi Floods--Night scenes in the Arkansas Bottoms' is dramatic. Halfpg. with 2 prints: 'Two Distinguished Cavalry Officers' are both by Remington. Also halfpg. Remington: 'The Aztec Treasure House' is for a fictitious story. Dblpgctrfld: 'Sketches On a Journey to California in the Overland Train' shows some n... See More
March 22, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1890 An inside page has a nice 5 by 7 inch illustration captioned: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season.--Game Between The Chicago And Brooklyn Clubs On The Flagler Grounds, at St. Augustine, Fla." with a view of the grandstand and portions of the seating along the baselines, with a game in progress. There is a related article on another pa... See More
April 5, 1890
MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, April 5, 1890
* Very rare title from the Arizona Territory
A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 22 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1890's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illu... See More
May 10, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 10, 1890 Halfpg: 'The Hudson Suspension Bridge in Course of Construction near Peekskill, N.Y.'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Target Practice with the U.S. Squadron of Evolution Near Corfu'. Fullpg: 'The Pavilion, Jackson Park, Chicago'.
May 24, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 24, 1890 Nice fullpg: 'The La Salle St. Tunnel Under the Chicago River'. Over 2 pages of text & illus. on 'the Dry Goods District of New York'. Nice F. Remington dblpgctrfld: 'Spring Trout Fishing in the Adirondacks' is displayable. Nice fullpg. with 7 illustrations of: 'Amherst College, Massachusetts'.
June 7, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 7, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "Ontario's Seven Foot Jump." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "John Eliot, the Puritan Missionary, Preaching the Gospel to the Indians." Full pg. illus. of "Ninth Street, Kansas City, Looking West from Walnut Street." Dblpgctrfld. of "Indian 'Tablet Dance' at Santo Domingo, New Mexico." 1/2 ... See More
July 5, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 5, 1890 Fullpg: 'Harvey's Ranch, the highest in America'. Fullpg. illus. of Gen. Schofield. Fullpg. Remington prints of Navajo Indians.
July 12, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 12, 1890 The full front page is a print of: "Lookout Bridge on an Ocean Steamer" in rough waters. Inside has a full page: "Mr. Jones's Adventure" showing a cowboy shooting a buffalo, drawn by Frederic Remington. The facing have has five other, smaller, prints done by Remington.
The doublepage centerfold is: "Taking a Pilot Aboard On the... See More
August 2, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 2, 1890 Full ftpg: 'A Summer Evening on the Battery'. Nice fullpg: 'Interior of the Church at Acoma, New Mexico, During the Harvest Feast'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Visiting in a Steam Launch--Among the Yachts at New London'. Fullpg: 'Recent Architecture in New Jersey' shows scene in Newark, Short Hills & Montclair.
August 9, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 9, 1890 Displayable full ftpg: 'Watching the Tide Come in at Atlantic City'. Fullpg. showing: 'Three New Buildings for Brooklyn'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'In Camp at Mt. Gretna, Penna' shows 6 scenes. Displayable fullpg. by Remington: 'Questionable Companionship' includes an Indian.
August 16, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 16, 1890 Full ftpg. shows people at: 'Bluff Point, Lake Champlain'. Nice & displayable fullpg. F. Remington print: 'Teaching a Mustang Pony to Pack Dead Game'. Dblpgctrfld. has 5 'Summer Night Scenes in N.Y.'.
September 27, 1890
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPERS -- AN EMPIRE ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 27, 1890 Contains a beautiful color cover in celebration of Texas. Noted as the "first edition" at the bottom. Inside the cover is: "The Interests Represented by Wright & Lenoir, Fort Worth, Texas" showing 6 scenes including cowboys.
Other prints within: "The Wane of ... See More
October 4, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 4, 1890 Front full pg. illus. of "Pueblo Farmers Watching Their Crops." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "the Cotton Centenary Exhibition at Pawtucket, Rhode Island." 1/2 pg. portrait of "Colonel George R. Davis, of Illinois, Director-General of the World's Columbian Exposition." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. James A. McKenzie"... See More
October 11, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 11, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "The Annual pageant of the Satellites of Mercury at Louisville." Inside are several small portraits of various men. Dblpgctrfld. of "A Tiger Hunt in India." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Karlsbrucke at Prague after the Recent Flood." Full pg. illus. of "Funeral Obsequies of the Late Captain John Ericsson at ... See More
October 18, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, October 18, 1890 Nice double page centerfold: 'The City of Los Angeles, California' shows 11 scenes. Terrific half page print: 'A Rush to Death' shows an Indian, in full warfare regalia, charging through the fire of soldiers (see the inset). Nice full page shows 6 scenes of 'The Newly Completed Mussel Shoals Canal'
October 25, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 25, 1890 Front full pg. illus of "The Ladies' Reception Room, Statuary Hall, in the National Capitol." Inside is a full pg. with three illus. of "Sketches from the New York Polyclinic School of Medicine and Surgery" 1/2 pg. portrait of "Baron Morris De. Hirsch De Gereuth, the Great Hebrew Capitalist and Philanthropist." 1/2 pg. il... See More
November 16, 1890
THE WYOMING COMMONWEALTH, Cheyenne, November 16, 1890 This issue was published just several months after Wyoming became a state. Most of page 7 is taken up with a terrific: "Bird's-Eye View of Interior Heights." which is a great overview of much of Cheyenne at the time. The front page contains articles "The Coming Man - Is it to be James G. Blaine, the Most Popular America... See More
November 20, 1890
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, November 20, 1890
* Redskins - Indians
* Mandan ND North Dakota
The front page has one column headings: "TERRORIZED SETTLERS" "Seeking Refuge From The Howling Redskins" "The Indian Scare" "Troops Ordered Out to Hold the Redskins in Check" and more. See photos for interesting text here.
Other news and ad... See More
November 22, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 22, 1890 Full ftpg: 'At the Horse Show, Madison Square Garden'. Fullpg: 'The Day Before Thanksgiving' shows cooks preparing the meal. Dblpgctrfld: 'A Wedding in the Chinese Quarter--Mott St., N.Y.' Halfpg. military print by Remington.
November 22, 1890
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 22, 1890 The full front page shows; "Characteristic Sketches on the East River Front, New York City". Prints within include: "The Indian Craze Over the 'New Messiah'--Sitting Bull Seeks to Foment Disaffection Among the Sioux Bucks." and also: "Sitting Bull, the So-Called High Priest of the Indian Messiah Craze&qu... See More
November 29, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 29, 1890 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the very nice doublepage centerfold by Frederic Remington captioned: "Football - A Collision At The Ropes". Among the many other prints are: "The Flower Show at Madison Square Garden" which is the entire front page; "Launch of the Armored Cruiser 'Maine' At the Brooklyn Na... See More
December 6, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 6, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "No Frost Within." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Chasing a Major General." Full pg. illus. of "Concentrating Troops on the Northern Indian Agencies." Dblpgctrfld. of "Lighting the Yule Log." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late August Belmont, of New York," "The Late Benjamin P. ... See More
December 12, 1890
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Dec. 12, 1890
* Rare Utah pre-statehood title
The ftpg. includes: "Indians Starving--They Receive Only Rations Enough for Two Days of the Week" "No Danger of an Outbreak" "The Irish Troubles" "Fatal Duel" and many other items. Indian content inside as well.
Six pages, large folio size, never ... See More
December 13, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 13, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "The United States Cruiser 'Philadelphia'." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "John P. Haines, President of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, New York" and "Mrs. Jeannette M. Thurber, Founder of the National Conservatory of Music." Three small portraits of "A Southeaster... See More
December 20, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 20, 1890 Very nice full page: 'The City of Cumberland, Maryland' shows 5 scenes. One-third pg: 'A Trio of Indian Chiefs' includes Sitting Bull. Full page of athletic scenes includes tennis.
December 20, 1890
JUDGE magazine, New York, Dec. 20, 1890
* Color political prints
Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself strugg... See More
December 23, 1890
DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, December 23, 1890
* Chief Sitting Bull death
* Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux Indians
Page has a one column heading: "Killing Of Sitting Bull" Page 7 has: "The Indian Situation" "Supposed Appearance of Sitting Bull's Ghost" See photos for text on these two articles.
Other news and advertisements throughout in this unc... See More
December 27, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1890
The full ftpg. features a nice Frederic Remington print: 'One of the Ft. Keogh Cheyenne Scout Corps', very displayable. Inside has 7 more Remington prints of soldiers & Indians, including: 'Apache Scout'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition.... See More
January 10, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 10, 1891 Full page: 'The Philadelphia & Reading Terminal Facilities' shows 4 views. Double page centerfold by F. Remington: 'The Last Stand' is famous & desirable. Very displayable.
January 17, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 17, 1891. Front full pg. illus. of "The Lick Monument, San Francisco." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "East Side Merchants of the Sidewalk." Full pg. illus. containing several portraits including "Captain George D. Wallace." Dblpgctrfld. of "Proposed Plans and Sites for the Chicago Columbian Exposition." 1/2 pg. illu... See More
January 24, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 24, 1891 Most of ftpg. is a Remington illus: 'In the Trenches at Pine Ridge' and another Remington: 'The Opening of the Fight At Wounded Knee' plus 3 other Remington prints, 1 showing a medicine-man. The Supplement centerfold shows: 'Springfield, Mass.' Nice and an historic issue.
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 31, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 31, 1891 Full ftpg. shows: 'Claus Spreckels, 'The Sugar King' '. Nice fullpg. has 8 views of 'The Western Reserve Univ. & Adelbert College'. Three nice prints of 'Lt. Casey's Last Scout', two showing Indians on horseback, plus a nice dblpgctrfld. by Remington showing the cavalry.
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 31, 1891
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, January 31, 1891
* Wounded Knee Massacre
* Lakota Indians
The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "The Relief Corps Searching for the Dead and Wounded After the Fight with the Hostile Sioux at Wounded Knee - Discovery of a Live Papoose". Inside the issue are: double page "A Man Wanted&q... See More
February 7, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 7, 1891 Full ftpg. cartoon of New York: 'King Garbage Reigns'. Fullpg: 'The Poultry Show at Madison Square Garden'. Fullpg: 'The Fire Boat 'New Yorker'' shows it in action. Two nice fullpg. F. Remington prints: 'The Sioux War--Final Review of Gen. Miles Army at Pine Ridge: the Cavalry' & another similar but of: 'Th... See More
February 7, 1891
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, February 7, 1891 The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "Hard Luck". Inside the issue are: half page "The Recent Indian Troubles in South Dakota"; full page "Scenes in the United States Senate During the Debate on the Fair Elections Bill"; full page "The Recent Indian Troub... See More
February 10, 1891
ONCE A WEEK, New York, Feb. 10, 1891 Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly. The full ftpg. shows: "Sarah Bernhardt in Her Studio". Inside includes: "Sketches on That Ever Important Question, 'The Indian' ", a nice halfpg. print of: "Georgetown University Football Team" and more.
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
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