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August 6, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1881 Full front page political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Plucked of His Plumage (Or Patronage)". Prints inside include: "The cyclone at New Ulm", Minnesota, includes 6 scenes. "Sketches In The Azores" has 5 prints; the doublepage centerfold: "Unsavory Hunter's Point--The Factories & Refineries on Newtown... See More
May 6, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1882 Front page print: "The 'Jeannette' In An Ice-Jam". Nice double page centerfold shows: "The Music Festival, 7th Regiment Armory". Halfpg: Nast political cartoon: "Cold Comfort", plus a back page Mormon-related Nast cartoon: "Burst the Other Day at Washington, D.C." plus much more.
Other news and advert... See More
May 13, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1882 Very nice full ftpg. illustration of "Ralph Waldo Emerson". 1/2 page print: "The Funeral of Emerson". Another 1/2 page print: "The New State, Army, and Navy Building, Washington, D.C." There is a full page with 7 prints of: "The Excavations at Pompeii". Full page with 5 prints: "The Arctic Tragedy".... See More
August 19, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1882 Full ftpg: 'Nantasket Beach' near Boston, plus some text on it. Halfpg: 'Hillside Chapel, Concord, Mass.' Great fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Black Bass Fishing' is displayable.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
June 2, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1883 Great full ftpg: 'Decoration Day'. Great halfpg: 'War Dance Of Gen. Crook's Apache Scouts' & a great fullpg: 'The Great Bridge--Pres. Arthur crossing the Suspended Highway' which is the Brooklyn Bridge, plus another fullpg. on the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. Great fullpg: 'The Parade On Riverside Drive' s... See More
December 8, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1883 Front full pg. illus. of "Evacuation Day-Unveiling Ward Statue of Washington in Wall Street." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Four Prima Donnas" which are "Madame Christine Nilsson," "Madame Adelina Patti," "Madame Etelka Gerster," and "Madame Marcella Sembrich." 1/4 pg. port... See More
June 14, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1884 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Republican Convention at Chicago--A Serenade' & inside a fullpg: 'The Republican National Convention at Chicago--View on Michigan Ave.' A Doublepage centerfold : 'Republican Convention at Chicago--Announcement of the Final Ballot' is an great scene. Very nice fullpg: 'Rocky Cañon, Near ... See More
September 20, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Issue of Protection to American Labor' & another inside: "Another Feather in His Cap; or, 'Dodged, By Gosh'".
Very dramatic fullpg: 'The Cleveland Fire--View of the Conflagration from Howe Street'. Fullpg: 'Wisconsin State Troops--Reunion of the Nat. Gua... See More
October 17, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1885 An issue with many nice prints, but perhaps the most sought after would be the nearly half page print of: "The Chicago Base-Ball Club" showing all team members, with their names in the caption, in full baseball uniform. Hall of Famer Cap Anson is among those shown.
Other nice prints including a full front page of: "The Late Card... See More
January 16, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 16, 1886 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled: "A Good Spirit to Follow." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "James W. Husted, Speaker of the New York Assembly" and "Edmund L. Pitts, President Pro Tem. of New York Senate." One-third pg. illus. of "The Match for the Chess Championship." Small portrait of "Pete... See More
April 17, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1886 Full ftpg: 'An Incident of the Floods In Alabama' shows a train stalled in water. Fullpg. has 4 illus: 'The Chiracahua Apaches' subheaded: 'Geronimo's Aids'. The doublepage centerfold: 'The Strike At East St. Louis--Firing Into the Crowd'. A great fullpg. Thomas Nast print: 'Wilful Slavery Makes Woeful... 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." Dblpgctrfld. of "A Snow Storm in New York-Clearing the Stree... See More
March 12, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1887 Full ftpg: 'Henry Ward Beecher'. Fullpg: 'The Everglades of Florida' shows 5 scenes, including 1 of Lake Okeechobee. 3/4 pg: 'Pushing Thru the Everglades'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'After The Blizzard' shows a dead family snowbound in their wagon. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the U.S. Senate'.
Other news and advertis... See More
April 23, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1887 The entire ftpg. is a print by R. F. Zogbaum captioned: "The Prairie Letter Box" showing a cowboy on horseback dropping a letter in a mail box.
Other prints in this issue including a fullpg. with 5 vignettes of: "The Celebration of the Columbia College Centennial"; two-thirds of a page with 3 prints on: "The Great Fire a... See More
September 10, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1887 The full ftpg. is a Zogbaum print: "Mars & Venus at Fortress Monroe". A full page has many scenes of Castine captioned: "An Old Maine; Seaport". Another full page has 6 prints of: "The Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association".
But by far the best print in this issue is the terrific double page centerfo... See More
July 21, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1888 Full front pg. illus. of "The True Republican Flag." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many illus. of "Examples of Roof Gardening Applicable to City Buildings." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Hiram Sibley of Rochester, New York."
Doublepage centerfold of "The committee on Appropriations of the House of Repre... See More
December 29, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1888 The front full page of the issue features a portrait of "Cardinal Charles Martial Allemand Lavigerie, Archbishop of Algiers." Inside are three large illustrations pertaining to "The Rideau Canal, Between Kingston and Ottawa, Canada." with accompanying article.
The doublepage centerfold is of "The New Home of the Metro... See More
February 2, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More
January 11, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 11, 1890 Two nice halfpg. scenes of: 'Oystering On the Chesapeake--Working the Beds Off Annapolis' & 'Raking in Shallow Water'. Nice Frederic Remington dblpgctrfld: 'Hunting the Caribou--'Shoot! Shoot!' plus another Remington print showing soldiers in a gunfight.
April 26, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 26, 1890 Full ftpg. shows: 'Stanley On the March' in Africa. Fullpg. with 6 'Scenes & Incidents of the Mississippi Floods'. Famous F. Remington doublepage centerfold: 'Prospectors in the Sierra Madre'. Fullpg: 'Cheap Clothing--the Slaves of the Sweaters' showing laborers in the New York clothing district.
May 17, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 17, 1890 Front full pg. illus. of "The End of the Season." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A May Day at the Central Park Plaza."
Doublepage centerfold of "An Impromptu Affair in the Days of the Code." Full pg. illus. of "A Typical New York Slip." Full pg. containing five illus. of "Additions to the United States Navy."... See More
November 15, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 15, 1890 Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Sketches from the Horse Show at the Madison Sq. Garden' is by F. Remington, showing 7 scenes. Nice fullpg: 'Marble Quarries & Marble Dressing in Vermont'.
January 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1892 Half page: 'Design for the Carnegie Library at Pittsburg, Pa.' Full page: 'At the Brooklyn Navy Yard'.
Great doublepage centerfold: 'Some of the Ships of the U.S. Navy' is displayable. Nice Remington full page: 'Garza Revolutionists in the Texas Chaparral'
April 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "The Columbian Exposition - The Buildings from Wooden Island." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The West From a Car Window." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Roswell Smith." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Columbian Exposition - A Sculptor's Studio." Two 1/3 pg. illus. of &... See More
May 21, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1892 Front full pg. portrait of "Charles Francois Gounod." Inside are three small illus. of "Argentine's President Conducted by Admiral Walker Inspecting the White Squadron," "Li Hung-Chang," and "Gordon Hall, Tientsin, in Which the Banquet was Given." 1/2 pg. illus. of "At the Open Air Horse Show - Showi... 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
October 7, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Drilling the Crew of the 'Vigilant'." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "Dr. Jacob Gould Schurman, President of Cornell University." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Showing the Principal Buildings." Full pg. of illus. of "Old Strawberry Bank - Portsmouth,... See More
March 2, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1895 Certainly the prime content in this issue is not just the page 6 article: "Death of Frederick Douglass" which takes over three-quarters of the first column, but the related illustration of him appearing on page 4 which takes one-third of the page, captioned: "Frederick Douglass, Died Feb. 20, 1895" (see).
The full front page i... See More
October 16, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 16, 1897 Full front page portrait of "Seth Low." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Decorative Paintings by C. Y. Turner in the Dining Room of the Astoria Hotel, New York" and "Decorative Painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield for the Astoria Hotel, New York." "Full pg. illus. of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fie... See More
August 19, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club - A Pleasant Evening in Harbor." Inside is a 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Home, Sweet Home! - The Return of the U.S. Hospital Ship 'Relief' from Manila." Full pg. of illus. of "The Evangelistic Work Under the Direction of Dwight L. Moody at Northfield, Mas... See More
Item #180007HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage centerfol... See More
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