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December 4, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1886 Front page print: "Edwin A. Abbey". 1/4 page print: "The Wreck of the 'Robert Wallace,' at Marquette, Michigan". 2/3 page Thomas Nast print: "Well May The 'Wild West' Ask, Is This The Civilized East?" showing several Indians.
Doublepage centerfold: "The Funeral of Ex-President Arthur" sho... See More
December 18, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1886 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'An Unnecessary Burden' which shows Uncle Sam with the Liberty figure. Fullpg: 'Tuxedo Park' has 8 scenes. Nearly halfpg: 'Coursing Jack Rabbits at Great Bend, Kansas'.
The very nice doublepage centerfold is by famed artist Frank S. Church: "Here's A Joll... See More
December 25, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture.
Other prints in this issue include a full page ... See More
January 1, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1887 Full ftpg. shows: "John Ericsson", the creator of the iron-clad from the Civil War. Nice fullpg. view: "San Antonio, Texas" shows 7 scenes. The double page centerfold: "Hospital Sunday In New York--Christian Work Among The Poor" shows 7 scenes. 2/3 page Thomas Nast print: "The President's New-Year Messenger... See More
January 22, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "The Wreck of the "Elizabeth"-Loss of the Rescuing Crew." Inside are three small portraits of "Matthew S. Quay," "John Roach," and "Charles B. Farwell." 1/3 pg. Nast illus. of "Shake Sharp Next."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Snow Storm in New York-Clearing... See More
November 12, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1887 Full front pg. illus. of "Arrested on Arrival." Inside are three small portraits of "The Late John Murray Carnochan, M.D.," "The Late Rear Admiral Nicholson," and "Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, M.P., British Commissioner to the Fisheries Conference." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Jenny Lind as she Appeared i... See More
June 29, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1895 Full front pg. illus. of "A Sleeping Car on the Paris-Lyons-Mediterranean Railway." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Big Bicycle Parade in Brooklyn, New York."
Full pg. illus. of "The Opening of the Harlem River Ship-Canal, June 17th - Naval Procession About to Enter the Canal." Full pg. Nast illus. of "In... See More
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