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March 5, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1870 The front cover features and article and illustration on "The Late Joseph Wesley Harper". One page features a one-third page Indian scene entitled "Boundary Post Between the U.S. and Rupert's Land" and a two-third illustration "The Carthusian Convent at Rome". A very displayable fullpage illustration of a young Bl... See More
February 26, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1870 The front page of the issue features an illustration entitled "For I Was Ahungered, and Ye Gave Me Meat." in which a hungry man is being feed in the entrance area of the home. A full page illustration of "Burial of Mr. Peabody's Remains in Harmony Grove Cemetery." A third-page illustration of "The New Lincoln Statu... See More
February 19, 1870
Harper's WEEKLY, Feb. 19, 1870 A fullpg. has 5 scenes of Alaska, all scenes in and around Wrangel, Alaska including scenes of an Indian village. Early Western exploration to Alaska.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 12, 1870
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1870 The frontpage features a fullpage "Christmas-Day in St. Peter's - 'Open the Gates and Let the King of Glory In'". Fine port scene is a fullpage print: 'Landing of the Remains of Mr. Peabody At Portland' Fullpage and 2 illustrations on: 'The Funeral Of Victor Noir' 3 scenes of: 'Aerial Voyages--Pe... See More
February 5, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1870 The front page of the issue features a two-third page illustration of "Manton Marble". A one-third illustration of "The Peabody Funeral Train" plus a small illustration of "Alexander Anderson." Another page contains a half-page illustration of "Enforcing the Whiskey Laws in the Mountains of West Virginia."... See More
January 29, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1870 The front page features a full page illustration of "A Father's Advise." Inside are five small illustrations pertaining to "The Grand Procession" from "A Negro Holiday in Havana". Also, a 1/4 page illustration of "M. Emile Ollivier." A 1/2 page illustration of "A Group of Thugs (India)." Inc... See More
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
January 15, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 15, 1870 Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to... See More
January 8, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1870 The full frontpage engraving of the issue is entitled: 'Jack-in-the-Box'. Two-thirds of a page: 'Arguing the Point'. The doublepage centerfold is by Homer entitled: '1860 - 1870' and is several scenes reflecting on the war. Two-thirds of a page 'Home from the Wars'. Another fullpage illustration is "Tol... See More
January 1, 1870
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