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November 17, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1883
Front page print: "The Modern David--A Good Work Well Begun". Half page print: "The Labor of Sentenced Prisoners". Nice fullpg: "Sketches in Puget Sound" with 3 scenes. Very nice fullpg: "The City and Harbor of Savannah, Georgia" is a nice overview of the city. 2/3 page print: "The New Building of the ... See More
December 8, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883 The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.
Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant&... See More
May 24, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1884 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast: "Democratic Candidate-Snatching". Inside the issue is a nice fullpg: "The N.Y. Ambulance Service" shows 5 scenes; an article "Charles O'Conor" with includes a 1/4 page illustration of him; fullpage "Old Folks at Home"; fullpage "The Panic - scenes in Wall Street Wednesday... See More
September 20, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1884
Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Issue of Protection to American Labor' & another inside: "Another Feather in His Cap; or, 'Dodged, By Gosh'". Very dramatic fullpg: 'The Cleveland Fire--View of the Conflagration from Howe Street'. Fullpg: 'Wisconsin State Troops--Reunion of the Nat. Guard a... See More
September 27, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1884
Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Grave Regrets." Inside are many portraits of "The American Association for the Advancement of Science at Philadelphia-Portraits of some Prominent Members." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. James W. Dawes, of Nebraska" and "The Late Robert Hoe." Full pg. Nast illus. en... See More
April 4, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1885
Great full ftpg. print of: "Ulysses S. Grant" is quite displayable. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Trouting Season--Sketches at the S. Side Club, Long Island". A half page print: "An Early Breakfast in Central Park". Displayable fullpg: "New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army" and another full page: "Fou... See More
May 2, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1885
Full ftpg: "The Riel Rebellion--A Mutiny of Teamsters". Halfpg. print: "The New H.I. Kimball House, Atlanta, Georgia". There are two full pages with 4 prints of: "The Prize Fund Exhibition of the American Art Association". Fullpg. with 3 scenes of: "Ploughing Out the Channel In New York Harbor" and a 2/3 page Tho... See More
August 29, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1885
Nice full ftpg: 'The Jam at the Entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge'. Two half page prints on: "Defending the 'America's' Cup--The American Representative Yachts". The dblpgctrfld. is an very dramatic & extremely displayable print of a stagecoach hold-up: 'Hands Up!--An Incident of Travel on the Plains'. Fullpg... See More
October 31, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 31, 1885
Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Skeleton in His Closet'. Nearly halfpg: 'St. Louis Exposition & Music Hall'. Nice fullpg: 'Cod Fishing' & a very dramatic fullpg: 'Indian Warfare--Attack on the Village'. Fullpg: 'Sketches from St. Paul, Minnesota' shows 7 scenes.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
November 7, 1885
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 7, 1885
* Very rare Pat Garrett illustration
* American Old West lawman
* Billy The Kid assassin fame
Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers.
Most of page 2 and part of pg. 3 are taken up with consider... See More
November 14, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1885
Nice dblpgctrfld: "Natural Gas In Pennsylvania" shows 7 scenes including a large & dramatic one of "Old No. 1". Fullpg: "Life Under the Dumps In New York City". 3/4pg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Does This Mean The Indorsement Of The President?". Full ftpg. print: "The National Horse Show in Ne... 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
December 9, 1885
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, December 9, 1885
* William Henry Vanderbilt death
* American businessman - railroad magnate
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "The Death of Vanderbilt" "VANDERBILT DEAD" "The Railroad King Dies Suddenly at His Home on Fifth... See More
January 30, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1886
Front page print: "Lawrence Barrett as 'Hamlet'". Nice fullpg: "Among the Coke Furnaces of Pennsylvania". A half page print by Thomas Nast: "The President's Grip; or, Our Infant Hercules". Dblpgctrfld: "On The Ice" shows men & women ice skating. Fullpg. Remington print: "The Apaches are ... See More
April 3, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1886
Full ftpg: 'Flower Show at the Metropolitan Opera-House, New York City'. Two-thirds pg: 'Explosion of Natural Gas at Murrysville, Pennsylvania". Great Fullpg. hunting print: 'Spring Snipe-Shooting' is very displayable. Fullpg: 'Approach to the Philadelphia Station of the Pennsylvania Railroad'. Nice fullpg: 'The B... See More
May 22, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1886
Full ftpg. shows: 'A Mounted Sword Contest at San Francisco'. Fullpg. with many illus. of: 'New York Architecture--The Tiffany & Marquand Houses'. Fullpg: 'Centennial Celebration of the Chatham Artillery at Savannah, Ga.' Nice illus. of the: 'Proposed Memorial Tower at Paris' being the Eiffel Tower. 'Conference ... See More
June 26, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1886
Nice full ftpg: 'The Priscilla Winning the Atlantic Club Regatta' is a great sailing scene. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political illustration: 'What Is Sure To Stick". Dblpgctrfld: 'The Drive to the Soldier's Home at Washington' is a coaching scene. Fullpg: 'The U.S. War College, Newport, Rhode Island".
Other news an... See More
July 10, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1886 The front page of the issue is "Jack of the Tules" by Bret Harte. Inside the issue is a fullpage "The Senatorial Round-House" by Nast; fullpage "the Regatta of the Eastern Yacht Club, off Marblehead, Massachusetts"; nice fullpage print: "Lawn-Tennis Tournament"; fullpage "The Columbia-Harvard Boat Race,... See More
July 17, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1886
Full ftpg: "American Fishermen Laying in Ice at Sea". Halfpg: "Signaling the Main Command" is by Remington. Very nice dblpgctrfld: "Wheeling on Riverside Drive". Fullpg. article on "The Graphophone" shows 3 illus., & begins "One of the most brilliant conceptions of Mr. Thomas Edison was..." going ... See More
July 31, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1886
Nice front page print: "The British Cutter Galatea, Challenger for the America's Cup" is a nice sailing scene. Full page print: "Scenes of the Volcanic Eruptions in New Zealand" which shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: "Twenty-Fourth Festival of North American Saengerbund at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". Halfpg. print: "Trial of ... See More
January 29, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1887
Full ftpg:"The Baths at Monterey, California". Halfpg: "Cutting Ice on the Hudson". Double page centerfold: "Leaving the Opera". Several view of athletic clubs in the suburbs. Half page print: "The Boston Post-Office" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pa... See More
February 5, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1887
Front full pg. illus. of "A Query for Congress--Are We In A Position To Twist The Lion's Tail?" by W. A. Rogers. Inside are two small portraits of "Algernon S. Paddock" and "William B. Bate." Four illus. pertaining to "The Ice Carnival at St. Paul." Dblpgctrfld. of "Suspicious Guests." Two full... See More
February 26, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1887
Full ftpg. shows: 'Bust of Washington, Modelled from the Houdon Mask'. Halfpg: 'A Seine Loft' shows fishing nets being repaired. 'Arrested on Suspicion' shows a cop catching a burglar. Fullpg: 'Sketches in Washington--In & About the Capitol'. The New South Supplement to this issue is 4 pgs. with many views in &... See More
May 7, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1887
Front full pg. illus. of "The New South - Tennessee, 1887." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Canine Types from the Eleventh Annual Bench Show of the Westminster Kennel Club." Dblpgctrfld. of "Knoxville, Tennessee, and Its Surroundings." Two full pg. illus. of "The Buffalo Dance" and "A Marble Quarry Near Knox... See More
September 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1887
Perhaps the best print in this issue is the full front page captioned: "Burning the Range" by famed Western artist Frederic Remington.
But there are many other prints within this issue including a full page with 9 vignettes of: "Sketches In Amsterdam"; a halfpg: "The Minneapolis Exposition Building by Night"; small... See More
March 13, 1888
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, March 13, 1888
* Great blizzard of 1888
* New York, New Jersey & more
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "In The Snow King's Grip", "Rude Old Boreas Makes a Sudden Descent on New York", "Worst Blizzard ever Known In The State", "Business Completely Paralyzed in t... See More
March 17, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1888
The front page features a nice illustration of "Senator William B Allison, of Iowa" and has accompanying text. An inside page features illustrations of four "Members of the German Imperial Family". A fullpage has 3 views of 'The New Manhattan Bridge Across the Harlem River at 181st Street'. Another page features a halfpag... See More
May 12, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1888
Front page print: "Hon. Chauncey Mitchell Depew". Includes a great fullpg. illus. of: 'Pueblo, Colorado' with 6 scenes, including a nice town view. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Cavalry School at West Point'. Halfpg. Charles Russell print: 'Caught in the Act' shows Indians. 'The New State Capitol, Austin, Texas'.
Other... See More
May 19, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1888
Fullpg: 'Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee'. Nice fullpg: 'The Centennial of the Organization of the Presbyterian Church of the U.S.' "Lester Wallack and his most celebrated Impersonations" is a full page with 9 prints of him in various costumes. Another full page shows: "The Floods in ... See More
May 26, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1888
Front page print: "General Russell A. Alger, Of Michigan". Full page print: "The Islands of the Venetian Lagoon" shows 5 scenes. Two full page prints: "The New Armored Cruiser 'Maine'" and "Will He Enlist?" Very nice halfpg. illus. by Frederic Remington: "An Ox Train In The Mountains". Fullpg. ... See More
May 29, 1888
THE PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1888 Page 5 has a notable article: "The League Umpires" "President Young to Stand by His Staff--Gaffney's System Endorsed". John Gaffney was nicknamed the "King of Umpires", being baseball's first great umpire. He played a pioneering role in the use of Multiple umpires in baseball games. (see the hyperlink)
Six p... See More
June 2, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1888
Nice full ftpg: "Lieutenant-General Philip H. Sheridan". Nice fullpg: 'Floods in the Central Mississippi Valley' shows 5 illus. Nice halfpg: 'The Whole Troop is Hurriedly Saddling'. Fullpg: 'Sketches from the Great Tariff Debate in the House of Rep.' Nice fullpg: 'Hon. Carlisle, of Ky., Speaker of the House of Rep... See More
June 9, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1888
Fullpg of 4 photos: 'The Work of Construction on the Panama Canal'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Not Guilty' is a nice court scene. Nearly halfpg. with 3 illus. including a nice view of: 'Edison's Perfected Phonograph', plus a nice article on the preceding page. The Supplement contains two great pgs: 'St. Louis, from the Mississippi R... See More
June 16, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1888
Front full pg. illus. of "A Strong Combination." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Quarter Millennial Celebration of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Back Came Those Daredevils of Stuart's." Dblpgctrfld. containing many illus. pertaining to "Practical Ins... See More
June 16, 1888
THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 16, 1888
* Frederick III, German Emperor
* King of Prussia death w/ print
This uncommon title from the deep South has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE EMPEROR'S DEATH" "After Months of Acute Suffering the Ruler of Germany Succumbs" and more with illustration. (see)
Complete in ... See More
June 23, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1888 (With Supplement of The City of Chicago)
Full ftpg. shows: 'William II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia'. Fullpg W.A. Rogers: 'A Street in a Mining Village in Penna.' & Fullpg: 'The Whipple Institutes & Buildings at Farbault, Minnesota'. Article: "The Base-Ball Championship Cup" with accompanying ill... See More
June 30, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1888
Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "General Benjamin Harrison, Nominee of the Republican National Convention for President". Great fullpg. scene of the Republican National Convention in session at Chicago. Full page print by W.A. Rogers: "Broken Loose". Full page: "Some Scenes, Incidents, and Personages of the Chicago Convention"... See More
July 7, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1888
Nice fullpg: "The Fourth of July in a Southern Town" shows Blacks. Nice & dramatic dblpgctrfld: "Pickett's Charge", from Philippoteaux's "Battle of Gettysburg" is very displayable. Fullpg: "The Workers & Their Dwellings; at Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Coke Ovens" is also displayable. Complete in ... See More
August 18, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 18, 1888 Perhaps the most desired print in this issue is the very nice full page by Frederic Remington, captioned: "Geronimo and His Band Returning From a Raid Into Mexico", which is one of the more sought-after of the Remington prints in this title.
Other prints include the full ftpg. W. A. Rogers political cartoon: "Make Way For The Unc... See More
November 24, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1888
Front full pg. illus. of "Pride Goeth Before Destruction." (Man getting ready to kill a turkey). Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "Mrs. Chamberlain," "Mrs. Morton, the Wife of the Vice President Elect," "Russell B. Harrison, the Son of the President Elect," and "Mrs. McKee, the Daughter of the Pres... See More
November 25, 1888
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 25, 1888.
* Circus King Phineas T. Barnum Retires...
* Circus King Phineas T. Barnum Retires...
This 8 page newspaper has a small but significant headline at the bottom of the front page: "P.T. BARNUM HAS RETIRED" which say he has retired from the circus business. This is a brief but first report on this famous circus king. As a collectible, 1st reports are always... See More
December 1, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1888
Fullpg. of the new Cathedral Church of All Saints, Diocese Of Albany. Half page print: "The United States Pneumatic Dynamite Gun Cruiser 'Vesuvius'". Great fullpg. F. Remington print: "A Peccary Hunt In Norther Mexico" shows 2 cowboys on horseback. Another full page print: "The Wreck" plus much more.
Other ... See More
December 8, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1888
Full ftpg. shows a scene from the Civil War: "Gunner". Halfpg: "Towing a Vessel Through an Off Shore Blizzard" and "Wreckers at Work on the Sunken Steamer 'Iberia'". Nice fullpg. F. Remington print: "Bringing in a Deserter". Fullpg. print: "Their Pride" shows a black family. Two full page p... See More
December 15, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1888 The very nice doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Santa Claus Captured" showing him on a rooftop surrounded by children. The entire front page is a nice print: "A Light In Darkness on a Wintry Christmas Eve" showing people going to church on a snowy evening. Other prints within include: "Women Voting at the Municipal ... See More
December 22, 1888
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, dated December 22, 1888 The full frontpage of the issue contains the portrait of 'Henry M. Stanley', the famous African explorer. Inside the issue is a fullpage "The Expedition to Hayti" which is comprised of two halfpage illustrations and an inset of Admiral Luce. The doublepage centerfold is "The Late Henry Hobson Richardson's ... See More
December 29, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1888
The front full page of the issue features a portrait of "Cardinal Charles Martial Allemand Lavigerie, Archbishop of Algiers." Inside are three large illustrations pertaining to "The Rideau Canal, Between Kingston and Ottawa, Canada." with accompanying article. The doublepage centerfold is of "The New Home of the Metropoli... See More
January 5, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 5, 1889 Ftpg. has a nice Zogbaum print: 'A Present to the Company Commander' shows a soldier having brought in a dead bear. Fullpg: 'A New Year's Call in New York in 1640'. Dblpgctrfld: 'An Army & Navy Reception at the White House'
Complete in twenty pages.
January 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1889 Most of the ftpg: 'Farmer Stebbins at the Bat' is a comic scene of an older man playing baseball. Fullpg: 'The National Museum at Washington' 'London Street Characters'. Fullpg. by Remington: 'Auction Sale of Blooded Stock' of horses. Fullpg: 'Mounted Pistol Practice in the U.S. Cavalry'
Complete in twenty pages.... See More
January 19, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1889 The front cover contains an illustration entitled "Americans in Paris - the the Flower Market at the Madeleine". Within the issue is a full page "The New Club-House of the Players"; a double-page centerfold shows destruction by tornadoes at Pittsburgh, Reading, Brooklyn and Niagara. A half-page: 'Birds-eye view of ... See More
January 26, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 26, 1889 Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Transformation of the West Side of New York City' shows many scenes. Nice fullpg: 'San Rafael & the Golden Gate' shows 6 illus.
Complete in twenty pages.
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