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November 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1865 Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club."
Other prints... See More
December 29, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 29, 1866 The front page has a lengthy poem with a related print titled: "The Setter's Christmas Eve". Inside contains a full page: "Hauling Home the Christmas Boughs"; halfpg: "Scene of the Holy Nativity, Bethlehem" & "The Wise Men Following the Star in the East". Also: a halfpg: "John Surratt"... See More
May 13, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, May 13, 1871 Ftpg: 'The War At Paris--Barricade in the Place De Clichy' plus many other illus. on the French Civil War. Nice halfpg: 'Salmon-Fishing'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Soldiers in Camp on the Plains, Narrating Stories of Adventure'.
June 10, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, June 10, 1871 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Madness of Paris'. Very displayable Nast fullpg: 'Decoration Day, May 30, 1871' shows children. Terrific fullpg: 'Bird's-Eye View of Paris Showing Principal Bldgs. Destroyed by the Communists' 1/2pg: 'Reading the Bible in a Blacksmith's Shop'
July 7, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast illus: 'Foully Murdered' shows Miss Liberty in a morgue. Fullpg: 'The Manhattan Abattoir' shows 7 scenes of the meat-packing industry. halfpg: 'St. John, Brunswick' 3/4pg: 'Sporting In Manitoba' shows 4 hunting & fishing scenes.
Inside has a brief report on the noteworthy hanging of 11 "Molly Maguires"... See More
February 22, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1879
Front page illustration: 'Anxious Moments'. Double page centerfold: 'Shooting Cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency' is by W.A. Rogers, showing many Indians. Full page: 'Sketches at the New York Pigeon Show'. 3/4 page illustration: 'The Execution of Moncasi for an Attempt on the Life of King Alfonso'. Full pa... See More
March 15, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1879
Full ftpg. by Th. Nast: 'Coming Back to Mother England's Apron Strings'. Halfpg: 'Indian Chief Having His Hair Dressed' & 'Across the Missouri by Rail, at Bismarck, Dakota Terr.' Fullpg. Nast: 'A Matter of Taste'. There is a full page print: "The Martha Washington Reception, Academy of Music, New York--Ta... See More
April 26, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1879
Front full pg. Nast illus. of "He (The Solid South) Will Soon Be Let Alone." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Spring." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The German Band." 1/3 pg. illus. of "An Arab Caravansary." Dblpgctrfld. of "Sketches at the Dog Show at Gilmore's Garden." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "W... See More
November 27, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1880
Front page print by Thomas Nast: "General Make-Up". Great & displayable fullpg by W. A. Rogers: "Among the Cowboys--Betting on the Bull Fight" shows many cowboys watching two bulls fighting. Halfpg: "The Revival of Falconry". Double page centerfold print: "A Disarrangement in Blue--A Scene in an Artist's... See More
December 4, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1880
Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "The Heat of the Last Political Campaign." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Incidents of the Naval Review at Fortress Monroe." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Naval Review at Fortress Monroe - Ceremonies During the President's Visit to the Flag Ship." Two full pg. illus. depicting "T... See More
July 29, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1882
Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: "As Usual, When It's Too Late, The Police Come". Very nice fullpg: 'A Game Of Polo' is displayable by itself. Also a great fullpg: 'On the Iron Pier, Coney Island--The Rush for the Last Boat'. Fullpg: 'Children's Excursion to Lake Champlain'.
Other news and advertisements of the da... See More
February 20, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1886
Full ftpg. Thomas Nast illus. Major Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock who recently died. Fullpg. shows 4 scenes of "The Ice Palace at St. Paul". A 2/3 page Nast print: "Defacing the Administration Sign". 2/3 page print of "Cardinal James Gibbons". Nice fullpg. print of "Gen. Hancock". A half page print: "The... 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 Streets.... See More
March 3, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 3, 1888
Front page: "Suggested Prologue to a Dramatized Version of 'She'". 3/4 page print: "The Late W.W. Corcoran, Banker and Philanthropist". Nice fullpg: "The President's Visit to Florida--Scenes in Jacksonville" shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: "The Track of Ruin of the Tornado at Mount Vernon, Illinois". 3/4 pa... See More
May 14, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, May 14, 1892 Full ftpg: 'All Hands Bury the Dead!' shows a burial at sea. Lengthy article with 6 illustrations by Frederic Remington, most showing Indians (see inset). Nice article: 'Alaska's Mining Regions' includes 6 illustrations, including: 'Juneau--Silver Bow Basin' plus other scenes around Juneau, and one of Joseph Juneau himself, the discover... See More
December 3, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 3, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Bumboat Woman - Souvenirs for the Folks at Home." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Yale-Princeton Football match on Thanksgiving Day." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Colonel's Favorite." (Horse) 2/3 pg. of illus. pertaining to "Scenes at the Harvard-Yale Football Match." 1/2 pg. ill... See More
June 3, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, June 3, 1893 Fullpg: 'Sketches In Tangier' fullpg: 'Completion of the Great Northern Railroad--Celebration of the Event in St. Paul, Minn.' shows 10 scenes. Dblpgctrfld: 'An American Trotting Match In Vienna, Austria' Fullpg: 'The Chinese In San Francisco' shows 5 scenes.
December 23, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1893 The front page is an illustration by A.B. Frost showing a Black man & his dog entitled: "Fo' De Lan's Sake! I Done Forgot De Chillun's Candy!". Within the issue is another full page Frost illustration "The Christmas Savings". Articles "The Chaplain of the House" and "The New Brigadier-Genera... See More
July 28, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, July 28, 1894 Two photos on 'Arrival of the First Train at Cripple Creek'. Halfpg: 'The Great Railway Strikes--First Meat Train Leaving the Chicago Stockyards Under Escort', plus 2 fullpg. with 6 photos re. the 'Great Railway Strike' & another 6 illus. by F. Remington on the strike. Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes of 'Santa Cruz, Calif.'. Fullpg:... See More
August 25, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 25, 1894. Full page with 9 photos of: 'The Minnesota State Univ.' Full page: 'The Proposed Improvements in Copley Sq., Boston'
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