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March 16, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1867 Nice fullpg: 'Indian Delegations at Washington--Presentation to the President'. Halfpg: 'The Negro at the Ballot Box' shows a Black man voting, being an historic print predating the famous 'First Vote' print by 8 months. Nice print of a very early hose carriage of the N.Y. Fire Dept.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
March 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman, Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.
Other news and advertisements of... See More
May 11, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1867 This issues feature a very fine portrait of the famed: 'Mr. Thomas Nast' and a bio. on him as well. Halfpg: 'Lodges of the Chiefs in the Indian Village Captured by Gen. Hancock' shows many teepees. Also: 'Old Sioux Indian Captured by Gen. Hancock'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen p... See More
May 18, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1867 Nice fullpg. & famous Black print: 'The Modern Medea--the Story of Margaret Garner' plus an article on the fugitive slave. Halfpg: 'The Charleston Firemen Saluting the Old Flag' & 'Union Prisoners' Cemetery at Charleston, S.C.'. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Newboys' Lodging-House, New York' shows 10 scenes in th... See More
June 8, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 8, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illustrations of 'The Indian War', including 'Ft. Larned, Kansas' and 'Burning the Cheyenne Village near Ft. Larned' plus illus. of the chiefs of the Kiowas and Arapahoes. Fullpg. on: 'New Regulation Uniform of the U.S. Artillery' One-third pg: 'King Kamehamehla V Laying the Cornerstone of the Bishop's Church ... See More
July 27, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 27, 1867 Ftpg: 'The Trout Stream' shows a fisherman. Fullpg. shows 5 illus. & article: 'The Indian Outrages' shows Ft. Wallace, Kansas, a 'Desperate Battle Between the Cheyennes & Co. G, 7th Cavalry' & an arrow-ridden body'. Fullpg: 'Feeding the Swans--a Scene at Central Park'
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 28, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 28, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Horace Greeley Delivering the Opening Oration' of the American Institute. Great fullpg: 'Hop Picking--A Western N.Y. Sept. Scene', halfpg: 'Registration at the South--Scene at Asheville, N.C.', 1/3 pg: 'The Sangerfest at Indianapolis'
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 12, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 12, 1867 Full ftpg: 'The Circuit Preacher' shows him on horseback in a rainstorm. Halfpg: 'The Terrace at Central Park, Views from the Lake' & 'The Animals at Central Park'. Fullpg: 'Scene in the Grand Plaza of the City of Mexico' & 'The Mt. Cenis Railroad: Along the Route of the Alps'
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 19, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 19, 1867 Front 1/3 illus. of "Joseph Garibaldi, the Italian Patriot." Also, there is a one-third page illustration of a: "Model of the Pneumatic Railway on Exhibition at the American Institute, New York." This is a much earlier version of what Elon Musk invisions with his "Hyperloop" concept, a revolutionary transportation system for the futur... See More
December 28, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 28, 1867 The front page shows: 'The Wise Men Guided by the Star in the East'. Very nice half page print: "Santa Claus" shows him with a bag full of toys sneaking by two sleeping children. Another half page: "An Early Christmas Call" shows children, with toys, waking up mom & dad. A full page: "Christmas Toys--A Quiet Hi... See More
January 4, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1868 Front 1/3 page illustration of "The Sisters of Mercy", which is of a Man in Prison. Inside is a full page illustration of "Funeral of Chief Engineer Lyle of Philadelphia." 1/4 page illustration of "Tenement House Fire in Second Avenue, N.Y." 1/2 page illustration of "Railroad Disaster Near Northfield, Vermont.&... See More
January 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11 , 1868 Great full front page 'The Pioneer'. Nice full page Winslow Homer: 'Art Students & Copyists in the Louvre Gallery'. A half page illustration 'The Angola Railroad Disaster - The Rear Car Jumping From the Track' and two additional quarter-page illustrations. A full page: 'The Barn Yard' shows... See More
March 21, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1868 The prime feature of this issue is the set of full-page images related to the fire at P.T. Barnum's American Museum: 'Burning of Barnum's Museum - the Animals during the Fire,' and the 'Exterior of Barnum's Museum After the Fire'. Related text is present as well.
Full front page shows the 7: 'Portraits of Managers... See More
May 16, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1868 The front page contains a quarter-page illustration of "George Sands, President of the National Base-Ball Association" with an article headed "The Base-Ball President". Also on the front cover is a half-page illustration entitled " 'See-Saw'--An Illustration for the Juveniles" which shows children see-sawing on... See More
May 23, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1868 The frontpage features a full page illustration "The Little Woman" which also features a poem on the inside page. An article "American Artists" features 1/4 page illustrations of "J.Q.A. Ward, N.A." and R. W. Hubbard, N.A." One-third page shows: 'Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota.' (famous from the song of... See More
May 30, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868 The front page features a full illustration 'Columbus Explaining Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella'. A full page is comprised of two illustrations "Impeachment - Scene in 'Newspaper Row,' Washington, on the Night after The Vote" and "Impeachment - Reporters and Citizens in the Senate Lobby Seek... See More
May 30, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868 (print only) This is a single page illustration entitled "Columbus Explaining His Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella", which is also the cover page of the issue.
This measures approximately 10.75 x 15.75 inches and is in very nice condition.
June 13, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1868 A nice full front page illustration entitled: 'Parade of the Brooklyn Sunday School Children, May 26, 1868'. A half page illustration: 'General Hawley Formally Tendering the Republican Nominations to General Grant and Mr. Colfax'. A quarter-page "General John M. Schofield, The New Secretary of War" also has an accompanyin... See More
June 27, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1868 Front 2/3 page illustration by Thomas Nast is of "The Political Niagara." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "Duel Between Colored Men Near Savannah, Georgia" which features an accompanying article. A 2/3 page illustration of "King Theodore, as He Lay Dead at Magala, April 13, 1868." A doublepage centerfold containi... See More
July 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1868 The front page features a full page 'New Tammany Hall, East Fourteenth Street, New York City'. Nearly a half page illustration: 'The 'Little Western' of Chicago Capsizing in Lake Michigan'.and "Vestibule of the Manhattan Club-house, New York - Delegates to the Convention Visiting the Club." Thomas Nast political c... See More
July 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1868 Horatio Seymour, democratic nominee, ftpg. - full page Winslow Homer illus. "New England Factory Life", "Bell Time" - The Freedmen's Bureau, Scene in Printing House Square, New York City, Elevated railway in Greenwich St., New York City, and Electioneering At The South".
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related... See More
February 6, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1869 This issue features a large front page view of "Young Men's Christian Association Building, San Francisco, California". Also, a half page illustration "National Colored Convention in Session at Washington, D.C." with a related front page article. There are two full page illustrations "The Long Sleep" and "... See More
February 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1869 The front page of this issue features an article on Washington's Resignation and illustration "Original Portrait Of Washington" from a painting executed by Polk at Valley Forge. Also a nice full page illustration "General Washington Resigning His Commission To Congress At Annapolis". Large view of "Panoramic View O... See More
July 3, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869 The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A fullpage illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869".
Perhaps the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment.
An... See More
July 17, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1869 The front page features a full page illustration entitled "Uninvited Guests", by J C Beard. Another fullpage illustration is "Summer". Nearly halfpage : 'Capture of the Cuban Expedition in Long Island Sound'. The "Welcome Stranger" article is about the largest gold nugget found and features an illustration of ... See More
August 28, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1869 The front page shows: 'Solar Eclipse, 1869' with a nice print of a makeshift observatory at Shelbyville, Kentucky and 8 illus. of the phases of the eclipse. "Steamboat Riot on the Mississippi" article also features a nearly half page illustration. A half page illustration of: "Exposition of Textile Fabrics at Cincinn... See More
November 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 Of particular note is the sought after full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the present-day version of Uncle Sam. Also present is a full page con... See More
December 4, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1869 The front page of the issue shows: 'The Cuban Insurgents Burning Plantations' and 'Senor Miguel Aldama, President of the Cuban Junta'. "The Presbyterian Union at Pittsburg" article also features four illustrations. A full page with four illustrations and text on the curious 'Cardiff Giant' who was 10 ft.,... See More
February 12, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1870 The front page features a full page "Christmas-Day in St. Peter's - 'Open the Gates and Let the King of Glory In'". Fine port scene is a full page print: 'Landing of the Remains of Mr. Peabody At Portland' Full page and 2 illustrations on: 'The Funeral Of Victor Noir' 3 scenes of: 'Aerial Voyages... See More
March 12, 1870
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1870 The front page has "Viaduct on the Paris and Orleans Railway, France" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Measurement of Power -- Emerson's Dynamometer"; "Testing the Power of Turbine Water Wheels"; "Jerome B. King's Self-adjusting Double Washer"; and more illustrations, articles... See More
April 9, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1870 Three front pg. portraits of "Bishop Thompson," "Mr. W. W. Cornell," and "Mr. Gulian C. Verplanck." Inside: 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Six Times for One Cent" (Small boy doing a head-stand). 1/2 pg. illus. of "Grant Pontifical Procession Passing the Castle of Saint Angelo." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "... See More
May 28, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1870 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration "In the Pasture". Scenes from Egypt include: 'Death of the Giraffe' and 'Traversing the Desert' on camels, and 'Tearing the Hippopotamus to Pieces'. Nice full page shows: 'The International Yacht Race', showing the English and American entries. Halfpg: 'Wr... See More
July 30, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1870 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration "The Royal Family of Prussia". A 1/3 page illustration of "Napoleon III". A nice full page 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 illustratio... See More
August 13, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1870 The front page features a nearly full page "The City of Coblentz". Page three contains a text article "The Dickens Auction". A full page "King William and His Generals" articles contains five illustrations. Full page illustrations 'Grand Stand, Monmouth Park--The Hurdle Race' and "'High Life Below Stairs&... See More
August 27, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1870 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "King William I. of Prussia at the Head of His Army." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "View of the City of Strasbourg." Three small portraits of "Louis II. of Bavaria, General Steinmetz, and M. Benedetti." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Fortification of Metz-The Porte Des Allemands." Also, a 1/2 pg. ... See More
September 10, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1870 The front page features two 1/2 page illustrations entitled "View of Weissenburg" and "View of Saarbruck." Inside are several small illustrations pertaining to "From Ems to Berlin." Doublepage centerfold of "The Battle of Gravelotte, Fought Thursday, August 18, 1870." Two full page illustrations e... See More
September 24, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1870. Front full page illustration of "General Reilly Bearing the Surrender of the French Army at Sedan to King William." Inside are several small illustrations pertaining to "A Journey Through Iceland." Two 1/3 page illustrations of "Wounded French Prisoners Escorted from the Battle field by a Detachment of Bavarians" and ... See More
October 1, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1870 The front page features a full page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The Promised Land as Seen from the Dome of St. Peter's, Rome'. Inside the issue 1/3 page "Preparing Ships to be Sunk in the Harbor of Hamburg", 1/3 page "Drilling Citizens in Paris" and two small illustrations "Wilhelmshohe". Fullpage illustrations &quo... See More
October 29, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1870 The full front page is "Balloons from Paris Passing Over the Prussian Lines". Text on the death of Robert E. Lee is on the third page of the issue. Four halfpage illustrations on the war. A full page illustration 'Betting on the Favorite' is a scene at a horse race track. A full page Thomas Nast cartoon "The Tammany King-... See More
December 3, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1870 The full front page features "Uhlans Tracking the Course of a Balloon From Paris". Inside has more prints on the war in Europe, including a very nice doublepage centerfold "An Artist at Work - Making a Hasty Sketch From An Advance Prussian Post Before the Walls of Paris". A halfpage "An Advanced Prussian Post". A t... See More
December 10, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1870 Full front page illustration of "Inside Paris-Volunteers on Guard Duty at a Postern Gate." Inside the issue is a full page illustration entitled "Inside Paris-Waiting to Buy Meat at a Butchers Shop." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Ruins of St. Cloud." A 1/2 page illustration of "The Old Town of Trarbach, on the Moselle.&... See More
December 31, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870 The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.
Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More
January 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 21, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Cared For' shows what looks like a Red Cross worker caring for a wounded soldier. Nice halfpg: 'Map Showing the Route of the Northern Pacific Railroad' fullpg. Nast: 'America Sympathizes With the Pope' 'School or Jail?' 'Interior of the Academy of Music'
January 28, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 28, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert C. Schenck, United States Minister to England." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "A Dance of Moblots in Paris." 1/2 pg. illus of "Artillery Practice in Paris." (Soldiers, Guns). 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Listening." (Two small girls by a window). A full pg. illus. of "The Snow Ball of the ... See More
February 4, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 4, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Scene in a Station House on a Winter's Night." Inside are five large illus. pertaining to "Scenes in San Domingo, with a Map of the Island" including a portrait of "President Buenaventura Baez," and illus. such as "San Domingo City-Scene in one of the Principal Streets," "The Harbor and Forti... See More
February 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 25, 1871 Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Rev. Bishop Simpson." Inside are three 1/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Railroad Accident at New Hamburg" including "...Scene of the Disaster on the Following Morning," "...The Burning Car," and "...Recovering the Bodies." Two 1/2 pg. pertaining to "The Darien Ship Canal E... See More
March 4, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 4, 1871 Halfpg: 'Car Blockade In The Bowery' & 'Crossing The East River on the Ice Bridge' 1/3 pg: 'Camp Saginaw, Ocean Island' & 'Bay Of Panama' Nice fullpg. Nast: 'Put Yourself In His Place' shows two scenes.
March 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 18, 1871 Full front page 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.&... See More
May 13, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1871 Ftpg: 'The War At Paris--Barricade in the Place De Clichy' plus many other illus. on the French Civil War. Nice halfpg: 'Salmon-Fishing'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Soldiers in Camp on the Plains, Narrating Stories of Adventure'.
June 3, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 3, 1871 (with Supplement)
Nearly fullpg: 'Land, Ho! Scene on Board an Emigrant Ship'. 'German Peace Jubilee in Philadelphia'. Small illus. "The Fishery Question" by Thomas Nast has an early (and very small) version of the "modern" Uncle Sam.
Also interesting is the article found in the Supplement, ironically placed below an unrelated ... See More
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