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April 12, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1862 The front page has prints of: "Major-General Buell" "Brigadier-General Shields" and "Bomb-Proof Sandbag Battery at New Bern, North Carolina, Taken by General Burnside's Troops."
Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "Views at New Madrid and Point Pleasant" and another full page with 2 naval prints: &qu... See More
April 29, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 The frontpage has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue.
Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly... See More
November 9, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 9, 1867 Full ftpg: 'The District School Teacher'. Halfpg: 'Laying the Corner Stone of the New City Hall at Baltimore' 1/4 pg: 'Lehigh University, South Bethlehem, Penna. Nice fullpg: 'Scene of a Mississippi River Steamer' shows many Blacks. Displayable! Fullpg: 'Delta of the Mississippi'
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 18, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1868 The front page features a full-page illustration entitled "The Mariner's Children". The Impeachment Trial also includes a half-page illustration "The Impeachment Trial - The Senate in Consultation in the Ladies' Parlor" and a full page "The Ladies' Gallery of the Senate During the Impeachment Trial... See More
May 9, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1868 The issue has a full front page illustration "Dressing Baby". A nice half-page engraving "Plowing on the Prairies Beyond the Mississippi" also has a related article. A very displayable full page is entitled 'Springtime in the Country--Gardening". A full page consist of two half-page illustration of Lieutenant-General Sir... 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
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
October 31, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 31, 1868 The front page of this issue features a Winslow Homer illustration entitled 'Our Next President'. A full page features halfpage illustrations "The City of Cadiz, Spain" and "Engagement of the Haytien Corvette 'Alexandre Petion' with the Batteries and Vessels off Petit Goave". A halfpage "Africa, Peru, South Am... See More
June 19, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1869 The front page of the issue features a 1/6 page illustration of "P. S. Gilmore." alsong with a halfpage illustration of "Decoration of the Graves of Union Soldiers at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York, May 30, 1869." Inside the issues is a one-third page illustration of "Wesleyan Female College, Cincinnati, Ohio." ... See More
December 25, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1869 The front page of the issue contains a fullpage illustration entitled "Home for the Holidays" (Christmas). Inside are five illustrations pertaining to "The War in Cuba." (Trinidad Mountains, General Adolph Cavada, Military District of Cienfuegos). Two full page Thomas Nast illustrations are of "Excommunication of Moder... See More
December 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1871 Full ftpg: 'The Foundling' shows a man huddling a baby found at a doorstep. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Dead Beat' shows Tweed. Terrific nearly fullpg. print: 'Pilgrims Of The Plains' shows a wagon train camp on a westward journey (see inset on pg. 13). Several scenes: 'The Experimental Boiler Camp at Sandy Hoo... See More
January 13, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 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.... See More
April 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 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."... See More
July 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast illus. shows Pres. Grant, among others. Nice fullpg. Homer print: 'Making Hay' a key print. 1/4 page print, "The New Jewish Synagogue, 55th Street & Lexington Ave., New York".
July 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1872 Nice fullpg. with 4 vignettes of: 'A Life Time in Four Kisses'. Quarter pg: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa plus another great scene of: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa--at the Diggings' taking most of a doublepage centerfold. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon.
July 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nearly halfpg. shows: "Dr. Livingstone, the Great Explorer & Mr. Stanley, Chief of the Expedition of Search" with a map of the route. Two more Nast political cartoons, and a nearly halfpg. illus. of: "The Coliseum at Rome Illuminated"
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
November 2, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 2, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon pokes fun of Boss Tweed and Horace Greeley. Nearly halfpg: "Fulton Ferry in 1750 From the Brooklyn Shore". Several more Nast political cartoon. Two "Virginia Sketches: Preparing for School & Canvassing for Votes" shows Blacks.
November 23, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "The Insult Returned." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to horses including "Ruined, and Winter at the Door-An Episode of the Horse Plague" and "The Horse Bewitched." Full pg. illus. of "The Good Time Come."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Clasping H... See More
December 14, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1872 Halfpg: 'The Coon Hunt' shows several Black men telling stories Round the camp fire. Halfpg: 'Seeing the Circus Pass--A Va. Sketch' shows kids sitting on a fence post. Fullpg: 'The American Common School'
February 28, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 28, 1874. Front full pg. illus. of "The New York Tribune's 'Disclosure'." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Fighting the Fire" and "'Busted!' - A Deserted Railroad Town in Kansas." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane, Middletown, Orange County, New York" and "Hudson River St... See More
November 7, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 7, 1874 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the ... See More
January 30, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 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.
February 19, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 19, 1876 (without Supplement - see note) Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'More'; Half page: 'Bound to have a Sleigh-Ride'; Full page: 'Scenes in the Centennial Grounds, Philadelphia'; Half page: 'A Buddhist Relic - Inspecting the Sacred Tooth at Kandy, Ceylon'; 3/4 ... See More
August 31, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 31, 1878 Full ftpg: 'Down by the Sea--Ferry Over Wesley Lake, Ocean Grove'. Fullpg: 'In the Track of the Tornado' shows 8 scenes near Wallingford, Ct. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Down by the Sea--Sketches at Ocean Grove, Asbury Park & other Sea-side Resorts' shows 9 scenes. Halfpg: 'Incidents of Indian Warfare'
Other news and ... See More
November 2, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 2, 1878 lus. entitled "Old and Weary." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Cipher Mumm(er)y." Dblpgctrfld. of "Decorative Art-The Loan Echibition at the National Academy of Design, New York." 1/3 pg. portrait of "Shere Ali, Ameer of Cabool." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Afghanistan-The City of Candahar." Full pg. illus. of ... See More
March 29, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1879 Nice fullpg: 'The Great International Walking Match at Gilmore's Garden' 'Dismal fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Sketches in the 4th Ward'. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man 'Waiting' at the Freedmen's Savings Bank.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pa... See More
March 27, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Boom! - And Off It Went." Inside is a full pg. containing six illus. pertaining to "Grant's Visit to Mexico - The Arrival at Vera Cruz." One 1/2 pg. illus. and one 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "Professor Nordenskjold's Reception at Naples, Italy." Full pg. illus. of "Cleari... See More
January 1, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1881 The full front page is a Thomas Nast illustration: "The Dear Little Boy That Thought Christmas Came Oftener." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A 'Possum Hunt in Old Virginia."
But certainly the most notable print is the terrific doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "MERRY OLD SANTA CLAUS.", a classic image &... See More
January 8, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1881 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration of "Ring Out the Old (John Bull), Ring in the New." 2/3 page illustration of "Prosperity." 2/3 page illustration of "Adversity." Full page illustration of "New Year's Day Seventy Years Ago - The Last Evening Caller."
Full page illustration of "New Year'... See More
January 22, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1881 Full ftpg: "A Pow-Wow at the White House" shows Indians. Double page centerfold shows: "English Church Architecture--Chester Cathedral". Halfpg. print: "Mount St. Vincent, Central Park-after the Fire" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
November 11, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1882 The front page of the issue is comprised of a nice fullpage illustration 'A Fire at a New York Dock -- The River Fire Brigade at Work' which is a good view of a fire boat fighting a ship fire. Inside the issue is a three-quarter page 'The Burning of the Park Theatre'. The doublepage centerfold is of 'The New York Pension Ag... See More
June 6, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1885 Front page print: "Cruelty" by Thomas Nast. Nice fullpg: "Pedestal for Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island". Fullpg. on view of "Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, Long Island". Fullpg: "The Homes & Tombs of Jefferson & Madison". Full page print: "The 'City of Ber... See More
July 4, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1885 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Dolphin." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Richard T. Merrick," "Judge Stallo, United States Minister to Italy," "Rev. Dr. Joseph T. Duryea," and "Rt. Rev. Samuel David Ferguson." Doublepage centerfold. of "The Panama Canal-The Great Culebra Cut.&quo... 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 advertiseme... 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.
July 9, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1887 Nice doublepage centerfold: "The University Of Michigan, At Ann Arbor" features 9 illustrations of the notable buildings on the campus, including: "The Library" "The Museum" "The Medical School" "The School Of Dentistry" "The Observatory" "The Chemical Laboratory" "The Main ... See More
July 23, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1887 Nice fullpg. prints: "Lincoln Park, Chicago" & "In the Lodges of the Blackfeet Indians". Another full page print: "Manitou, Colorado" is very nice, plus "Nahant and Swampscott, Massachusetts Bay" & "Life Among the Tenements" in New York City. A half page print: "The Unbeaten Race-Horse... See More
October 15, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "Boss" Gorman in the Toils." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Gen. John P. Rea, Commander in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic."; halfpg. illus. of "The Traders." Four small portraits of "Champions of Recent Athletic Contests."
double page centerfold containing many il... See More
November 19, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1887 Full front pg. illus. of "Flattened Out." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "August Spies, the Chicago Anarchist, as He Appeared in His Cell." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Corridor at the Further End of Which the Execution of the Chicago Anarchists Took Place." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "President Payne, of the State No... See More
January 28, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1888 Halfpg: "Caribou Hunting--Bringing Home the Game". Nice fullpg: "The Supreme Court of the U.S." showing all members with a trial in session. Very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Cavalry Caught In A Blizzard". Three-quarter pg: "In & Around Pensacola, Florida" includes a town view.
Other news and adv... 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
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."
Doublepage centerfold containing many illus. pertaining to "... 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 P... 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 pag... See More
July 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 27, 1889 Nice full ftpg; 'A Coast Planter Hailing a New Orleans Steamer'. Fullpg; 'Electric Lighting in New York'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Grand Street, New York, at Night' with the new electric lights. Fullpg: 'Steamer Day in New York' & 'A Group of Sea Nymphs' shows children at play.
Complete in twenty pages.
September 28, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 28, 1889 Full ftpg: 'A Landslide in Quebec'. Small portrait of John Rockefeller.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Cavalry on the March'. Fullpg: 'Sketches from Western resorts'. Fullpg: 'After the storm at Atlantic City'. Also present are several prints related to Military Bands, including prints of tubas, saxophones, clarinets, tr... See More
January 10, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 10, 1891 Full page: 'The Philadelphia & Reading Terminal Facilities' shows 4 views. Double page centerfold by F. Remington: 'The Last Stand' is famous & desirable. Very displayable.
February 7, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 7, 1891 Full ftpg. cartoon of New York: 'King Garbage Reigns'. Fullpg: 'The Poultry Show at Madison Square Garden'. Fullpg: 'The Fire Boat 'New Yorker'' shows it in action. Two nice fullpg. F. Remington prints: 'The Sioux War--Final Review of Gen. Miles Army at Pine Ridge: the Cavalry' & another similar but of: 'Th... See More
April 11, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, April 11, 1891 Front full pg. portrait of "The Rev. James McCosh, D.D., LL.D., Ex-President of Princeton College." Inside are four small ilus. pertaining to "The European Powder Mine." 1/4 pg. illus. of "View of Pisagua, Chili, Where the Civil War is Going On." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Fountains at Versailles." 1/2 pg. illus. ... See More
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