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January 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, January 22, 1870 Front full page illustration of "The Ecumencial Council-Head of the Procession Entering the Grand Nave of St. Peter's." Inside is a full page illustration of "Curling, or Bonspiel" with an associated article. 1/3 page illustration of "Chinese Coolies Crossing the Missouri River." The doublepage centerfold is by Thomas... 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
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
January 14, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1871 Halfpg: "Burning of the Spottswood House, Richmond". Detailed dblpgctrfld: "Paris--Showing the Position of the Principal Buildings, Forts, Villages & Railways". Fullpg. Nast cartoon re. the Civil War. This issue contains the first Thomas Nast political cartoon with a Tammany Hall reference, being "Tweedledee and Sweedledum--A New Chri... See More
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
April 1, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1871 Dblpgctrfld: 'Queen Victoria & the Princess Louise--Sketch in the House of Lords at the Opening of Parliament'. 'Street Acrobats' 'American members of the Joint High Commission'
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 16, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Sept. 16, 1871 Front 1.4 pg. portrait of "Alice A. Bowlsby." Also, a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Town of St. Thomas, Nearly Destroyed by a Hurricane, August 21, 1871." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Last Year of Baden-Baden Gambling Tables-The Evening in Concert". Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Rev. Ezra Stiles Gannett, D.D." and "Th... See More
September 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Submarine Mining Operations at Hallet's Point (Hell Gate)' & famous fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'A Group of Vultures Waiting for the Storm to Blow Over' 3/4pg: 'Elder Frederick Evans at Home' Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Farming in the Great West--the Burr Oak Farm, Illinois, Comprising 65 Square Mi... See More
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 13, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 13, 1872 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Getting Himself Up." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Snow Battle." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Attorney General George H. Williams" and "The Late Sidney E. Morse." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "Arrested for Cruelty." Horizontal full pg. illus. of "The Road to Gretna Green." Full pg. i... See More
March 2, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 2, 1872 Two front 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler" and "Miss Sarah F. Smiley, the Quakeress Preacher." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The British Exlipse Expedition in India-Incident at Bakul." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Entrance to the Ancient Jewish Catacombs at Rome." Small portrait of "Pa-Ha-Uzah-Tonka at the Age... 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.
December 21, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 21, 1872 Full ftpg. is a nice portrait of 'Horace Greeley'. Three-quarter pg. Nast cartoon. Interesting dblpgctrfld: 'Modes of Settling Disputes in Different Countries' showing 13 methods. The United States method is dueling. Others are somewhat comical.
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 10, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1873 Front page illustration: "The Meadow Brook Disaster - Sticking To His Post"; Two illustrations on the San Salvador Earthquake; Nice full page; 'An Indian Foray' shows Indians robbing a farmer's cattle & kidnapping his wife; Full page: ' Around the Council Fire--The Young Brave's Speech'; Nea... See More
August 16, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1873 The front page features the portrait of John Tyndall with accompany article. Full page illustrations are: 'Town and Country' and 'Giving the Chicks A Dip' shows children swimming. Contains the full page famous Homer print: 'The Nooning' shows young boys with a hound dog.
Supplement: Nearly full page: 'Interior of a J... See More
September 6, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 6, 1873 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration 'Sunday Cock-Fight at Madrid' with an accompanying article. A full page illustration ''Do You See Me?' - General Butler Defying the Rebels at New Orleans'. Approximately 1/2 page illustration 'Pilgrimages in France - Departure from a Provincial Station of 'Sacred H... See More
October 4, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1873 The full ftpg. features one of the better circus-related prints to be had, captioned "The Circus Coming Into Town" which shows a circus wagon with a band in a procession with other performs, all watched by the townsfolk. A great display item for any collector of circus related material.
Other prints within this issue include a 3... See More
October 25, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 25, 1873 Front page illustration: 'The Connoisseurs'; Halfpage: 'The Ocean Yacht Race - Off the Hook, Outward-Bound'; Interesting full page: 'The Emigrant Wagon--On the Way To The Railway Station'; Halfpage: 'The Guardians Of The Herd--Buffalo Bulls Charging Hunters'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Evangelical Alliance -... See More
November 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1873 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Consoling Truth'; Two halfpage illustrations: 'Scene on the Great Flour Docks, Coenties Slip, East River, N.Y.' and "Grain-Elevator Transferring Cargo from a Canal-Boat to a Ship"; Halfpage: 'The Coming Storm'.
Doublepage Centerfold: 'Papal Retainers at the Vatican'; ... See More
November 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1873 The front page has portrait of "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P." which spans 2/3 of a page. Additionally, a full page illustration pertaining to "Annexed to New York-Scenes in Westchester County." can be found.
Three 1/6 page portraits of "The Hon. Abraham R. Lawrence, The Hon. Claudius L. Monell, and The Hon. Gilber... 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
February 7, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 7, 1874 The prime print in this periodical famous for its many illustrations is the full page captioned: "Station House Lodgers" done by the famed artist Winslow Homer. There is a related article on the facing page.
Other prints within this issue are the full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Emancipator of Labor & ... See More
February 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 14, 1874 Front 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to the lives of the rich and the poor. Inside is the full pg. Nast illus. of "Parepa Rosa." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. Robert E. Withers, of Virginia" and "The Hon. Robert Brown Elliot, of South Carolina." 1/2 pg illus. of "Concert for the Inmates of the Charity Hospital, Blackwell'... 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
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
July 18, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 18, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast shows U.S. Grant "Don't Let Us Have Any More of This Nonsense. It is a Good Trait to Stand by One's Friends; But --". Halfpg: 'Gold & Silver Mining, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'The Morgue at Paris' & 'Sunshine' shows 2 youngsters on a swing. Fullpg "Meeting of Old Settlers"; 3/4 pg "Out in t... See More
August 8, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 8, 1874 Halfpg. street scene: 'Reunion of Veterans at Paterson, N.J.' Comic fullpg: 'Sketches at Our Hotel in the Country'. Various scenes of warfare in Europe. Ftpg "The Mere Shadow Has Still Some Backbone" by Nast. Fullpg "The Columbia Boys -- Grand Reception in New York" is comprised of three scenes. Fullpg "Sketches at our Ho... See More
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
October 31, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 31, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Not So Easily Taken In'. Fullpg. with 11 scenes of: 'October in the White Mountains'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Duel in the Air--Eagles Fighting Over their Prey'. Fullpg: 'On the Way to the African Gold Fields--Pontoon Ferry Over the Vaal River'. A political cartoon shows Blacks voting.
Complete ... See More
January 30, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 30, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon, and yet another inside showing Grant. Nice fullpg: "Mormondon---A Fresh Supply of Wives--Going Out to the Settlements"
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 29, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 29, 1875 Full ftpg: 'Wreck of the 'Schiller'-Bishop's Rock Light'. Fullpg: 'Going to market-scene near Savannah, Georgia' (Blacks). Fullpg. pictorial: 'The suburbs of San Francisco'. Fullpg: 'Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 25, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 25, 1875. Full front pg. illus. of "The Song of the Kettle - An Evening Reverie." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "President William C. Ralston, of the Bank of California." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ralston's Death - Scene of the Drowning." Full pg. containing five illus. pertaining to "The New York Post Office - Views of the New Build... See More
October 30, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 30, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon includes U.S. Grant, plus another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside. Illus. of; 'Rutherford B. Hayes, Gov. Elect of Ohio'. Most of the dblpgctrfld: 'The French Seaside--Bathing at Trouville'. Nice fullpg: 'The Sugar Harvest in Louisiana' "Sketches of Life in India" "The British Iron Troop Sh... See More
January 8, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1876 The front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Calling On Miss Columbia - New Year's Day, 1876." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial Banquet in Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia, December 18, 1875." Full page Nast illustration of "In My Mind's Eye." Full page illustration of "Saved Fr... See More
January 29, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1876 Front full page illustration of "The Conspirators."; Inside is a full page illustration of "A Chase After Smugglers."; 1/2 page illustration of "High Street, With the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia."; 1/4 page illustration of "Monument to Agassiz."; 2/3 of a doublepage c... See More
February 12, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1876 Full front page: 'The Hearth-Stone of the Poor - Waste Steam Not Wasted'; Doublepage centerfold Thomas Nast cartoon: "Food For The Tricky 'Statesman.' and Death to our Honorable Army"; Half page view of Philadelphia 'A Glimpse of Philadelphia, From Horticultural Hall'; 1/2 page: 'Japanese ca... See More
May 27, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1876 Full front page: 'The Centennial: The Rush for Rooms at the Philadelphia Hotels'; Four full page scenes on the "Our Centennial" including 'The Plan of the Grounds & Buildings'; Full page Thomas Nast: 'The Lion (U.S.G.) Not In Love - Went To Clip, But Was Clipper';
Complete in 16 pages and cont... See More
June 3, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1876 Full front page by Thomas Nast political cartoon: '"Why We Laugh" - Pro Tem'; Four full page illustration on the The Centennial, one showing 'The Crush on Opening Day at Elm & Belmont Avenues'; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "'Tis The Times' Plague, When Madmen Lead The Blind"'
C... See More
July 1, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1876 Famous full front page Thomas Nast print: 'Tweed-Le-Dee & Tilden-Dum' shows Boss Tweed grabbing two little boys. This is the illustration that made the Spanish officials take him for a Child-stealer. It was this July 1 issue, seen by officials in Spain, that caused Tweed to be captured upon his arrival there.
A 1/3 illustration 'Th... See More
August 19, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1876 Front full page illustration of "Fixing the Cockade - Romance in the Good Old Colony Times."; Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "A Financial Lesson."; Full page illustration of "The Centennial - View on State Avenue, Looking West.";
Full page illustration of "The Singing Seats in an ... See More
October 21, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.;
Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More
January 6, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1877 The full front page is a montage of prints captioned: "The New Year". Prints within include a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No--No More Chestnuts For Me."; full pg: "An American Farm Yard--A Frosty Morning" & a fullpg: "The Children's Corner at the Centennial--Exhibition of Dolls and Toys"; anoth... See More
June 30, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 30, 1877 Full ftpg. by Nast. Halfpg: 'Camel Train in Nevada'. Doublepage centerfold by Nast: 'Britannia Lionizing Our Modern Ulysses'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Destructive Tornado-Devastation at Mt. Carmel, Illinois'
May 11, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 11, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The lion of 'the best society' in England". Fullpg: 'Sketches in the New York Aquarium' and 'Love in Blackville: The Wooing of the Twins' shows blacks. Halfpg: 'Indian School at Ft. Marion, St. Augustine, Florida' & 'Archery Practice' One-third pg: 'The New Music Hall, Ci... See More
May 25, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: "Revenge is an expensive luxury". Fullpg. scene of the Minneapolis fire. 3/4 pg. scene of a dog show. Fullpg. scene in Philadelphia. Fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Quack Frog'.
August 17, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 17, 1878 Full ftpg: 'The Battle of Birch Creek' shows much action. Nice fullpg. Nast: 'Swill Milk' is famous. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'C-O-L-U-M-B-I-A!' shows 3 scenes of the college other illustrations as well. Dblpage. has 8 'Sketches In Palestine' in the Supplement.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This... See More
September 21, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1878 Pathetic full ftpg: 'Widowed & Fatherless' shows a mother with 2 small children. Very nice fullpg: 'A Fisherman's Home By The Sea' Great dblpgctrfld. by Nast: 'Turbulent & Dangerous Lunacy' nice: 'A Harvest Scene In The West--Threshing Grain In The Field'.
Other news and advertisements of the day a... See More
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