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April 18, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1885 Full ftpg. shows: 'Gen. Grant's Illness--A Consultation' shows him near his death. Fullpg: 'The Riel Rebellion--Scenes in the Saskatchewan Country' & nice fullpg. J.G. Brown illus: 'A Jolly Lot' plus nice fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Spring Duck Shooting in the West' shows 6 scenes.
Other news and advertisements o... See More
October 3, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1885 The front page features a full page illustration "Hon. Ira Davenport, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York". Inside is a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Holding Him Up To Ridicule'.
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Summer Resorts in Virginia' includes Natural Bridge & White Sulphur. Fullpg: 'Indian... See More
March 6, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1886 Halfpg: 'Newsboys' Lodging House' in New York ' & 'The Ice Gorge On the Hudson, Near Albany'. Fullpg: 'The Anti-Chinese Riot at Seattle, Wash. Territory'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
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 ... See More
June 25, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1887 Fullpg: 'Four View of the Yacht Thistle' is nice. Nice double page centerfold: 'A Voudoo Dance' is very displayable. Fullpg: 'Dedication of the Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument at New Haven'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
October 1, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "Jonathan and Sandy" (re: America's Cup). Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many illus. pertaining to "Pictures from Holland." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "George L. Watson, Designer of the "Thistle" and "Edward Burgess, Designer of the "Volunteer."
double page cen... See More
March 10, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 10, 1888 Full ftpg: "An Ear Shave--In the Chinese Quarter of New York". Halfpg: "A Canadian Country Doctor On His Rounds". fullpg: "After the Strike of Engineers of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad" & A Canadian Sketch" showing a sled team in the snow. Two: "Sketches in Ireland" & a fullpg.... See More
November 3, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1888 Front page print: "The Right Honorable Joseph Chamberlain". Fullpg. with 3 illus: 'Canvas-Back Duck Shooting on Chesapeake Bay'. Fullpg: 'New Naval Exercises--'Prepare to Abandon Ship!' Fullpg: 'A Mississippi Coast Peddler' with Black women. Fullpg. with 8 illus. of 'Perth Amboy, New Jersey'.
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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
November 8, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 8, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 views of: 'The Manhattan Athletic Club Quarters' includes 'The Billiard Room'. Nice fullpg: 'Around the National Capitol'. Fullpg: 'The 'Mafia' in New Orleans'.
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.
February 28, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 28, 1891 Fullpg: 'George Washington Relics at the National Museum, Washington'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Funeral of Gen. Sherman in New York'.
Fullpg: 'The Port Huron Tunnel, St. Clair River' & 'Water Polo at the Manhattan Athletic Club'. Another doublepage centerfold: 'Funeral of Adm. David Porter, Wash... See More
November 21, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1891 Full front page: 'Sketches at the Horse Show--Entrance of Saddle Horses'. Half page: 'The Washington Arch, Washington Square., N.Y. City'. Nice full page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago'. Full page of the 'Harvard Football Team' & 'The Yale Football Team'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 12, 1891
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 12, 1891 Among the various articles with prints are: "Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate of England", "The New British Cruiser Blake", "The Prince of Wales and Family", and "The Great Bell of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart" "Wildfowl Shooting in Scotland" & much more.... See More
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April 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1892 The full front page is a print captioned: "Easter Lilies". Other prints within include a full page with 6 photos of: "The Revolt In Venezuela"; a full page with 7 illustrations and photos of: "The Sisseton Indians"; 4 prints of "The New York Board of Trade & Transportation"; prints of: "Shad Fishin... See More
January 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1893 The prime content is certainly the 2+ page publication of: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures of the Card-Board Box" by Arthur Conan Doyle. This was the very first appearance of a Sherlock Holmes story in any American periodical. Note that above the masthead is: "A Story By S. Conan Doyle, Complete In This Num... See More
June 24, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1893 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Stamford's Soprano." Inside are several small portraits of "The Postmasters of Four Great Cities." Full pg. illus. of "Snap Shots on the Equestrian Path in Central Park, New York City." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Launch of the 'Massachusetts' - The Battle Ship... See More
August 19, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1893 Full ftpg. shows: 'A Patrol Box Arrest in Chicago' shows a man being arrested by 2 policemen. Fullpg. with many character sketches of the 'Special Session of the 53rd Congress'. Nice one-fifth pg. overview of: 'The City of Denver' plus a one-fifth pg. of: 'The Relief Camp at Denver'. Fullpg: 'Firing Sea-Coast Gu... See More
September 16, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - In the Cairo Street, Midway Plaisance." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Recent Cyclone in the South." Full pg. of illus. of "With the New York Naval Reserves on Long Island." 2/3 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Hamilton Fish." Full pg. of illus. of "The I... See More
November 4, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1893 Included in the masthead is: 'An Eight Page World's Fair Supplement with this Number', showing various photos from the Columbian Exposition. A ftpg. photo on the Expo as well.
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January 6, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 6, 1894 The front page has a half page illustration to the story "Pembroke". Inside the issue is nearly half page "The Mounted Band of the 1st U.S. Cavalry"; full page "Among the N.Y. Poor" and "Sketches at the N.Y. Virus Farm" includes 4 scenes. Full page with 4 photos of "Among the Calif. Redwoods" and &q... See More
December 29, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1894 Full front page illus. of "Now Kindly Go, Will You?" Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Life in the Foreign Settlements of Japan." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The 'Constitution' and the 'Java' after the Action."
Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Asheville, North Carolina, and Its Surro... See More
June 22, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1895 Full front page illus. of "The Dead Horse Party." Inside is a 2/3 pg. portrait of "Hon. Richard Olney, Secretary of State." 1/2 pg. illus. of "'Valkyrie III' on the ways in Glasgow, Scotland." Full pg. of illus. of "The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Military Park."
Doublepage centerfold containi... See More
July 13, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1895 Full front page illus. of "They Sped Along, Side by Side." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the International 'Schuetzenfest' at Glendale Park, Long Island." 1/2 pg. illus. of "An Afternoon Cup of Tea with Mayor Strong of New York." 1/2 pg. with four illus. of "Launching the 'Defender' - ... See More
October 12, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations.
The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis&quo... See More
February 15, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1896 Full front pg. illus. of "The Shot That Failed." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Detroit's Marine Postal Service - Delivering Mail to a Steamer Under Full Headway on the Detroit River." Full pg. illus. of "Prize-Winning Pictures of the Year." Full pg. portrait of "Francois Felix Faure, President of the Fre... See More
February 29, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 29, 1896 Dramatic full ftpg: 'A Wreck at Sea--Women & Children First!'. Fullpg' 'Sketches in Santa Fe, New Mexico' are nice.
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March 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Dead Man's Curve - New York's Most Dangerous Crossings." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Colonel John Hay" and "General Horace Porter." Four small portraits of "New United States Senators." Three small portraits of "The German Opera Season in New York." 1/2 ... See More
September 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1897 Full ftpg. shows the surf breaking over the boardwalk at Asbury Park, N.J. Fullpg. shows 6 photos of "Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain & Cattle Market".
Fullpg. with 7 photos of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--Scenes at Dyea & Skagway, Alaska" & another fullpg. on the Klondike. Fullpg. with 7 p... See More
October 2, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1897 The full front page is by F. Remington: "A Wounded Bull Elk", plus a fullpg. with 7 photos: "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields". Nearly halfpg. A.B. Frost print: "A Snap Shot at Woodcock" is a hunting scene. Plus three more hunting scenes by Frost also, including: "Shoot! Shoot, Man! Why Don't You Shoo... See More
January 22, 1898
THE KALGOORLIE & BOULDER STANDARD, Kalgoorlie, Australia, Jan. 22, 1898 This town is about 350 miles from Perth and was a gold mining area. Population in 1900 was 30,000 but dropped to 9,000 in 1933. The Trans-Australian Railway passes through the town.
Complete in 6 pages each encased in plastic for protection (can be removed, some browning & minor chipping at the margins, generall... See More
August 5, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 5, 1899 Full ftpg: "The Open Door!" by W.A. Rogers. Fullpg. with 7 photos: "The Strike of the Trolley Employees in Cleveland". Halfpg: "Admiral Dewey & Col. Denby Watching Target Practice on Board the Olympia" & halfpg: "The U.S.S. Olympia".
Three photos regarding: "Recent Lynching of Italians at Tall... See More
September 30, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1899 The front page has three photos of "The Three Admirals of the United States Navy" which includes Farragut, Dewey & Porter.
Doublepage centerfold : 'Battle of Manila, as seen from the Bow of the 'Olympia' '. Article: 'Notes on the Food Value of Cocoa & Chocolate'. Great fullpg. illus. ad for the '... See More
October 7, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Admiral Dewey and Mayor Van Wyck Reviewing the Parade at the Triumphal Arch." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Course for the America's Cup Races." Small portrait of "William Marconi." Six small portraits pertaining to "Two International Church Councils."
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April 28, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1900 Doublepage centerfold: "Bay Snipe Shooting" by Frost. The Paris Exposition; Racing Automobiles; Breaking of the Colorado River Dam at Austin, Texas; and other news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
October 13, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1900, Colored front page of Richard Croker; The Cost of Tammany Hall in Flesh and Blood; Moose Season in Maine; doublepage centerfold political satire cartoon of William J. Bryan; poem "The Young Queen" by Kipling; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
December 1, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1900 Front page Uncle Sam cartoon; The Cuban Constitution at Havana; The Central-American Revolution; doublepage centerfold "Selecting the Turkey" by Frost; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
February 9, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1901 Front page "The Sabbath-Breakers" by Frost; full page "Breaking a Road Through the Snow, in the Green Mountains" by Hoyt; The Philippine Problem; full page of photos "The Streets of New York at Night"; several pages "Pictorial Review of the Life of King Edward VII"; The Secret of Mormon Success by W... See More
June 29, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1901 Front page political Fourth of July cartoon by Rogers; The American Steel Industry; Municipal Conditions in Chicago; The Yale-Harvard Rowing Contest at New London; The National Guard at Peekskill; The Women's Metropolitan Golf Championship; fullpage illustration "Autumn Hay-Gathers" by Hartwich; doublepage centerfold photos "Some... See More
July 27, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1901
Front page photo of the construction of the East River Bridge, New York; full page illustration "A Flurry in Wall Street" by Lawrence; Naval Manoeuvres at Nantucket; The Last Rush for Homes in Oklahoma; full page "The International Cup Races" by Wright; Reporting a Cosmopolitan War on the Way to the Front; double page centerfold p... See More
August 24, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 24, 1901 Frontpage "The Social Side of Yachting" by de Thulstrup; fullpage "The Floating Roof Garden - A Phase of Summer Life in New York" by Torpriz; New York's Vacation Schools; The American Invasion of Asia; doublepage centerfold "A Midsummer Morning in Madison Square" by Stevens; The English Cup Challenger; and other ... See More
December 28, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1901 Frontpage photo Guglielmo Marconi; John Swinton and his Work; fullpage illustration "The Week After Christmas" by King; fullpage illustration Miss Margaret Horton Potter; The Longest Power Transmission in the World; When the Market-Man is King with a fullpage photo; doublepage centerfold "An Afternoon Throng at Twenty-Third Stree... See More
March 22, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1902 Frontpage illustration The Trials of a "Bronco-Buster" by Dixon; fullpage photos The Victor Hugo Centenary in Paris, February , 26; fullpage photos The Boer Prisoners' Encampment in Bermuda; fullpage photo The New Marchioness of Dufferin; The American Commercial Invasion of Russia; Edward Everett Hale with fullpage photo; fullpage i... See More
June 7, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1902 Frontpage "Refugees Escaping From the Terrors of Mont Pelee"; The Destruction of St. Pierre with photos; Our Last Day in Cuba with photos; American Crews at Henley; doublepage centerfold "The Rebuilding of New York - The New Longacre Square" by Pettit; In the Jersey Pines; Mrs. Fiske and her Work; fullpage photo A Californ... See More
July 26, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1902 Frontpage photo England's New Prime Minister Arthur Balfour; fullpage photos The Amateur Soldier in the Field; fullpage photos The United States and the Pope in the Philippines; fullpage photos The Matinee Club; fullpage illustration The Dumas Centenary; The Roof Garden: Its Function and Its Shortcomings; photos of The Poeple of the Green Mount... See More
April 11, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1903 Frontpage Illustration "William Dean Howells"; The Fight for the Levees; "A Perilous Moment-The Breaking of the Levee Near Greenville, Mississippi" by W. E. Mears; The Dangers of Electricity; "A Social Function for Workingmen" by the Kinneys; fullpage illustration "Andrew Carnegie" by Peter Newell; double page &q... See More
July 11, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1903
October 24, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1903
October 31, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 31, 1903
December 12, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1903 Front page illustration "The Golden Pool; Doublepage illustration "Christmas in the Navy"; "The Race is not always to the Swift" by W. Granville Smith; "Too Much Santa Claus" by W. T. Smedley; Doublepage illustration "New the Other Half Dines on Christmas Day" by T. de Thulstrup; "An Em... See More
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