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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
July 15, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY July 15, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Gone with a Handsomer Man." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Family Life in Paris During the Fighting." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Louis J. Jennings." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Luther of the Nineteenth century." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "The Livonia." Also, another 1/2 pg. ... See More
August 19, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Aug. 19, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Johnny Rich." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. pertaining to "Two Great Questions: Who is Ingersoll's Co.? and Who Stole the People's Money?" Full pg. illus. of "The Staten Island Ferry Boat Disaster-Recovery of Dead Bodies at Whitehall Slip." Dblpgctrfld. of "A Sketch from ... See More
September 2, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 2 1871 Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: "The Rich Crowing Richer, the Poor Growing Poorer". Nice dblpgctrfld: "Summer Palaces of the Tammany Ring" includes buildings in Greenwich & Norwalk.
December 16, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 16, 1871 Nice large ftpg. illus: 'Review of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade' shows an early horse-drawn engine. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon. 'Market Scenes in Richmond, Va.' shows 3 Blacks.
December 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage c... See More
January 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan 20, 1872 Front 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Late James Fisk." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "What I Know About Horace Greeley." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "L. N. Rossel" and "Theophile Ferre." 1/3 pg. illus. of "James H. Hackett." Dblpgctrfld. entitled "Winter." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Compliments of the Seas... See More
January 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872 The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".
Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More
March 23, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 23, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Much Ado About Nothing." Inside: A 1/6 pg. illus. of "Between Decks." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Landing at Havana." Two small illus. entitled "Sugar Making" and "Auction of the Sick and Lame." 2/3 pg. illus. of "New Academy of the Brooklyn Art Association." Full pg. Nast il... See More
April 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 6, 1872 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Presidential Fever on the Supreme Bench." Inside: A 1/3 pg. portrait of "The Late Earl of Mayo." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Where the Earl of Mayo was Murdered." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Faith and Morals at Rome-Beggars on the Steps of St. Peter's." Full pg. Nast i... See More
August 10, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1872 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Any Thing To Get In." Inside has a full page: "A Negro Camp- Meeting in the South" showing many African-Americans. Also: "The Right Honorable the Earl of Dufferin, the New Governor-General of Canada"; a halfpg; "University Boat Race at Springfield, Mas... See More
August 24, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 24, 1872 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man & a K.K.K. man. Illus. of 'U.S. Grant' & of 'Horace Greeley'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus--Leaving By Steamboat' & 'The Artist in the Country' is by Frenzeny. Very nice.
October 5, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 5, 1872 Full front pg. illus. of "Fashion Repeats Itself." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Old Honesty Among the Ruins of Tammany." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Francis Kernan." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Tammany Hall Under Greenley Colors-Anything to Beat Grant." Full pg. illus. containing many smaller ilus. pertaining to "Voyage... See More
October 5, 1872
THE WORLD, New York City, October 5, 1872
* Samuel Archer King
* Scientific ballooning voyage
Page 2 has small one column headings: "UP IN A BALLOON" "A Thrilling Voyage Over the White Mountains" "Out At Sea In The Darkness And Fog" and more. Over a full column of text.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherw... See More
November 30, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 30, 1872 Full ftpg: 'Boston--Into the Jaws of Death' is a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire. Inside has 3 fullpgs. of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also a fullpg. Nast print regarding the fire and a 1/2 page pr... See More
December 7, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 7, 1872 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'No Surrender' shows U.S. Grant & Miss Liberty. Two pgs. of scenes on the Boston fire. Much of the dblpgctrfld. is a gambling scene: 'The Last Night of Rouge et Noir at Baden-Baden'. Halfpg. of a warehouse fire in Brooklyn.
February 22, 1873
MASSACHUSETTS PLOUGHMAN, Boston, Feb. 22, 1873 The best part of this newspaper is the large & ornate farming-themed masthead, plus the ftpg. has an illustration of: "The Stock Barns of Hon. Wm. S. King at Minneapolis". Mostly farming-themed content.
Four age, large folio size, tears at margin and a small piece cut from the back leaf.
March 1, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1873 Front full page illustration of "Washington at Valley Forge-Winter of 1777-8." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1732-Our Grandmothers."
Two 1/4 page portraits of "Hon. Samuel C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas" and "Hon. A. M. York, Mr. Pomeroy's Accuser"... See More
March 8, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1873 Frontpage illustration of "Wilkie Collins" with his signature; Fullpage illustration: 'American Field Sports' is a handsome print on duck hunting, with dogs; Fullpage: 'Italian Minstrel Boys and Their Masters'; Doublepage centerfold "Princes and Chiefs of Western India".
Complete in 16 pages and... See More
March 22, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1873
* Charles Goodrich murder
* Lizzie Lloyd King
The back page has one column headings: "MURDERED BY BURGLARS", "A Brooklyn Merchant Found Dead in his own House--Three Bullets in his Head". First report coverage on the murder of Charles Goodrich in Brooklyn. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty o... See More
April 12, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1873 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration "Blindman's Buff"; Great doublepage centerfold: 'Spring' by Frenzeny & Tavernier; Nearly full page illustration "The New Regime in Spain - Proclaiming the Republic in the Cortes at Madrid, February 11, 9 p.m."; 3/4 page illustration of "The Late Rev. ... See More
May 3, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Modocs In Their Stronghold'. Half page illustration include: 'Interior of an Indian Wigwam'; 'Treating With Indians in the Olden Times' and 'The Modocs--Murder of Gen. Canby.'
A half-page illustration: 'Straightening the Crooked Tree". Two 1/8 page illustrations are from The Sandwich Isl... See More
May 24, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1873 The front page contains a 2/3 page illustration of "Spring Time-Learning to Walk-First Steps." Inside are three quarter-page portraits including "The Late Hon. Oakes Ames," "The Late John Stuart Mill," and "Captain C. F. Hall and His Esquimaux Interpreters." Two half-page illustrations containing the "Po... See More
June 7, 1873
THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 7, 1873 The full frontpage is comprised of several illustrations and is entitled "'The Races' --- On the Road to Jerome Park." Inside the issue is a portrait style illustration of "Count Andrassy" which someone had tried to color the lapel of the suit coat and his eyes. "The King in Hyde Park" features six illustrations. Two hal... See More
June 18, 1873
THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 18, 1873. The famous folio-size newspaper with the large graphics. The frontpage features an illustration entitled "A Scene in the Pool-Room -- Selling the Entries for the Jerome Park Races". Other illustrations within the issue include "A Hint to Employers of Girls" by Bellew; "The Vessels of War Now in the Harbor, including the 'Ju... See More
July 12, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1873 Comical full ftpg: 'Looking into the Lawn Globe and What They Saw There'. Halfpg: 'Washington's Head-Quarters at Newburgh, New York'. Halfpg: 'Underground Life in New York - Health Officers Clearing Out a 'Dive' '. The doublepage centerfold 'The Trial of the Tichborne Claimant - General View of the Court Dur... See More
July 26, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1873 This issue contains many displayable prints including: Full front page print: 'Character Sketches in Persia' shows 9 people; Great full page print: 'Picking Raspberries'; Full page: 'The Commencement Season -Graduates Armed and Equipped for the Battle of Life'; Double-page centerfold: 'The Univer... See More
August 23, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 23, 1873. Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Mammoth and the Hairy Rhinoceros." Inside is a full pg. WINSLOW HOMER PRINT of "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake." Full pg. illus. of "Sea Side Sketches - A Chowder Party at Fire Island." Full pg. illus. of "The Virgin Mary's Letter Box - Romish Superstitions." Full pg. illus. of "Burn... See More
September 27, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1873
Front full page illustration of "A Foreign Demand." Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print of "Gloucester Harbor." 1/2 page illustration of "Amateur Naturalists." 1/4 page illustration of "The New Masonic Temple in Philadelphia." Doublepage centerfold of "Taking the Reins - A Familiar Scene in Centra... See More
November 1, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1873 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming".
Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertaining to "The Manufacture of Iron" inc... See More
December 6, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1873 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Last Days Of Harvest".
Other prints within this issue include a full ftpg. political cartoon: "Poor Old Spain!", a three-quarter pg: "Preparing for Thanksgiving--Flanking the Victim", seven small prints of: "North ... See More
December 27, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1873 Front page illustration: 'Bond and Free'; Fullpage Thomas Nast illustration: 'The World's Grown Honest: Then Is Doomsday Near.'; Full page illustration: 'Salmon-Marking on the Tweed'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The United Services - Scene on the Deck of an English Troop-Ship'; Half-page illus... See More
January 31, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 31, 1874 Nice fullpg. print: "Cattle Raid on the Texas Border" is displayable. Fullpg. with 2 prints: "Life on the Ocean--From Liverpool to New York". Fullpg: "Hard Coal For the Poor" & fullpg: "The Strike in the Coal Mines--Meeting the Molly McGuire Men"
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 21, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 21, 1874 Full ftpg: "The Foster Mother" shows a young girl caring for new born chicks. Nice fullpg. with 11 vignettes of: "Scenes in the Life of a Wrecker" & nice fullpg: "Running the rapids of New River, Va." Halfpg: "Pickerel Fishing thru the Ice" and "A Deer Camp in the Michigan Woods"
Complete in sixteen pages... 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.
April 4, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 4, 1874 Ftpg: 'Body of Charles Sumner Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol' plus more illus. re. Sumner's funeral inside. Halfpg: 'Coursing--the Slip'. Illus. of: 'Victor Hugo with several vignettes re. his work. The Supplement has: 'Sketches in the Far West--Curing Hides & Bones' & 'Sugar Making in Texas' & '... See More
April 11, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 11, 1874 Dblpgctrfld: 'The Naval Review at Key West--Torpedo Practice'. 3/4 pg: 'Driven from their Homes--Flying from an Indian Raid'. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the Far West' shows a view of Ophir City, Utah, and a stagecoach. Ftpg "The Cradle of Liberty in Danger" by Nast; Halfpg "Settler's Cabin on the Side of Bald Mountain" an... See More
May 2, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 2, 1874 Halfpg: 'Monaco--the Fashionable Gambling Town of Italy'. Fullpg. Nast cartoon "Robbing the Grave, and Shielding Themselves Behind the Tombstone. Fullpg: 'Indian Boys Breaking a Pony'. Ftpg "A Home Missionary"; Fullpg "The First of May in New York"
Complete in sixteen pages.
Note: Upon request we are happy to include the... See More
June 20, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 20, 1874 Nice ftpg: 'Irrigation In Colorado--Letting Water Into a Side Sluice-Way' Two halfpg: 'Indians Offering Gifts To The Dead' & 'Indian Canoe Race' Fullpg. Nast cartoon "The Greatest Joke of the Century". 3/4 pg "Italian Acrobats"; dbpgctrfld "The Czar of Russia in England -- the Debarkation at Dover"; Halfpg... See More
June 27, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1874 Within this complete issue is a great full page print captioned: "International Baseball--The Boston Champions" showing the entire team in uniform. The name of each player is captioned below, the list including Al Spaulding and James O'Rourke among others. A related article as well. A great companion issue to join the 2004 Boston cha... See More
July 4, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 4, 1874 Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Staging In The Far West' Dblpgctrfld: 'Let us Be Thankful' is by Thomas Nast. Halfpg: 'Trout-Hatching in Colorado'. Ftpg "An Inflation Opinion" by Nast. An article "Stagin in the Far West has four illustrations. Fullpg "Let Loose from School -- A Sketch from Read Life"; Halfpg "King Koffee... See More
July 11, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1874 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, certainly the most desired is the full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "Gathering Berries".
The full front page shows: "A Kansas Land Office" and prints inside include: "A Boy's Dream of the 'Glorious Fourth' "; a full page by political cartooni... See More
August 1, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 1, 1874 Full ftpg: "The College Regatta--The Winner Crew" and a fullpg. inside: "The College Regatta--The Finish". Dblpgctrfld: "The City of Chicago, Showing the Burnt District" is a nice panorama. Fullpg "Caesarphobia" by Nast. Fullpg "Archbishop Manning".
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 22, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1874 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer titled: "Waiting for a Bite."
Other prints in this issue are a full ftpg. illus. "The Little Vagrant." Inside is a 1/2 pg. map of "The Gold Regions of the Black Hills, Explored by General Custer's Expedition."; a halfpg. ... See More
December 12, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 12, 1874 Great full ftpg: 'Slaughtered For The Hide' shows a cowboy having just skinned a buffalo. Fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Rising of the Dead'. Nice halfpg: 'Quarrying Stone for the New Mormon Temple'. Dbpgcrtfld "One Touch of Nature".
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874 The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl waiting at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by 4 reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also insid... See More
December 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874 The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl waiting at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by 4 reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: AA Dream of a Christmas Dinner in 5 Parts". Also inside ... See More
January 1, 1875
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, January, 1875 Inside has an 11 page article titled; "Touching Visitants From a Higher Life" which is an interesting & detailed article on the spirit "Katie King", who was said to have appeared several times in seances, creating a bit of a sensation at the time (see the hyperlink for much more). This Atlantic Monthly article is rather famous among... See More
January 11, 1875
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, January 11, 1875
* Katie King - materialized spirit - ghost
* Medium - seance controversy
The front page has one column headings: "KATIE KING" "Messages from Spirit Land" "Five Dollars A Seance" "True Spiritualism Explained" and more. Lengthy text continues on page 2 taking up a total of 7 1/2 columns.
Other news of the day... See More
January 14, 1875
ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, January 14, 1875
* Spiritualists - mediums - seances
* Katie King fraud expose
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "Katie King" "The Fair Fraud Confesses, and Pleads Poverty"
Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.... See More
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