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October 26, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1901 Fullpage photos and article of The Bicentennial of Yale; Lieutenant Peary's Latest Trip to the Arctic Regions; doublepage centerfold "A City in Confusion - Recent Views of News York's Public Squares"; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
March 2, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1901, from New York. The Funeral of Queen Victoria; Inaugural Ceremonies for the Commonwealth of Australia; Fox Hunting at Chevy Chase, Maryland; Tales of the Mush-Ice Heroes; doublepage centerfold "An Ore-Train Going Into The Silver-Mines, Colorado" by Remington; Westminster Kennel Club; and other news of the day. See photos for details.
January 12, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1901 Doublepage centerfold "The Return from the Blind" by Frost; frontpage photo "The Children of Theodore Roosevelt"; The Inauguration of the Governor of New York - Governor Odell; Peace Negotiations at Peking; fullpage illustration "Battle-Ships and Cruisers Now Building for the United States Navy"; and other news of ... See More
January 5, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, January 5, 1901, New York This issues features both black and white and colored illustrations welcoming the Twentieth Century. The black and white is a full-page illustration "Welcoming the Twentieth Century" by Keller; the color is a doublepage centerfold "The Legacy of the Nineteenth to the Twentieth Century" by Rogers. "The Floods in Rome"... See More
September 1, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1900 "He Drove His Wedge Too Far", by W.A. Rogers; "On The Beach At Narragansett Pier" by Smedley; U.S. Forces in China; Hemp Industry of the Philippines; The Visiting English Tennis-Players; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
April 28, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1900 Doublepage centerfold: "Bay Snipe Shooting" by Frost. The Paris Exposition; Racing Automobiles; Breaking of the Colorado River Dam at Austin, Texas; and other news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
February 28, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1857 Several illustrations from Australia's gold fields including scenes captioned: 'Going to the Diggings' 'Gold Fields on Mt. Alexander' and a view of 'Melbourne'. Also an illustration of 'James Boswell' but very few illustrations otherwise.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additio... See More
July 25, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1857 The front page features "The Travel Notes in Bible Lands" with a half page illustration 'Pool of Bethesda' and smaller illustration 'Pillar of Absalom'. Full page of text with 5 illustrations on: 'New Holland Pippins' with a view of the 'Country House Near Sydney, New Holland' and one of 'Kangaroos'... See More
January 14, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1860 Inside has two very nice, full page & displayable prints: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset" and "A Snow Slide in the City", both by famed artist Winslow Homer. Another full page shows: "The Emperor and Empress of France Hunting at Compiegne".
The back page has two cartoon illustrations. Complete in 16 pages, good condition... See More
February 24, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 24, 1866 The entire ftpg. features nine: "Portraits of Washington" at various times in his life. Inside contains an article with nine illustrations on: 'The Birthplace, Home & Tomb of Washington'.
The doublepage centerfold is a very nice & large print captioned: "President Lincoln Entering Richmond, April 4, 1865" showing him... See More
May 22, 1869
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1869 The front page features a halfpage illustrations 'The Source of the Jordan'. A full page features 5 illustrations: 'Explorations at Jerusalem'. A halfpage illustration of 'Inauguration of the New Masonic Lodge Room in Booth's Building, New York City'. An article on "The Challoner-Whittaker Tragedy, Quebec" also has s... See More
July 17, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1869 The front page features a full page illustration entitled "Uninvited Guests", by J C Beard. Another fullpage illustration is "Summer". Nearly halfpage : 'Capture of the Cuban Expedition in Long Island Sound'. The "Welcome Stranger" article is about the largest gold nugget found and features an illustration of ... See More
October 28, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 28, 1871 The full front page is a dramatic print: 'The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street'. Prints inside include a nice fullpg: 'Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge' plus a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Chicago In Ruins' which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Two more f... See More
November 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster,as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 de... See More
March 23, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Much Ado About Nothing." Inside: A 1/6 pg. illus. of "Between Decks." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Landing at Havana." Two small illus. entitled "Sugar Making" and "Auction of the Sick and Lame." 2/3 pg. illus. of "New Academy of the Brooklyn Art Association." ... See More
March 30, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1872 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Halfpg: 'The New City Hall, San Francisco'. Nice fullpg. montage of 9 illus. on: 'The North Carolina Bandits' with insets of the outlaws.
May 17, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1873 The front page features a fullp age illustration 'The Spring Campaign - Led as a Lamb to the Slaughter.' A 3/4 page illustration 'The Bank of England Forgeries - Bidwell's Examination.' Nice full page has 2 Indian illustrations: 'Young Bucks on the War Path' and 'Young Bucks Returning With Spoils' shows one holdi... See More
July 19, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1873 Front 1/2 page illustration of "The Neanderthal Man." Also, two smaller illustration of "Skull of Neanderthal Man" and "Schiller's Skull."; Two 1/2 page portraits of " The Hon. Noah Davis, Judge of the Supreme Court of New York" and "The Late Hiram Powers and His Wife, Florence, Italy."; 1/4 pa... See More
December 20, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1873 Full front page illustration entitled "Spain Accedes to Our Demands.";
Full page illustration of "Tracking Rabbits." (Hunting); Three illustrations pertaining to "The Loss of the Steamship "Ville Du Havre" including "The "Loch Earn," "The "Trimountain," "Captain W. W. Urquh... See More
August 29, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast shows Black men being 'pardoned' - "Freedom, Jubilee. and Pardon". Great fullpg: 'On a Load of Hay' shows children atop a wagon load of hay. Fullpg: 'Seaside Sketches' 1/2 pg: 'A String of Blackberries' shows a Black family picking them. Doublepage centerfold: "Warwick Castle". ... See More
October 31, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 31, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Not So Easily Taken In'. Fullpg. with 11 scenes of: 'October in the White Mountains'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Duel in the Air--Eagles Fighting Over their Prey'. Fullpg: 'On the Way to the African Gold Fields--Pontoon Ferry Over the Vaal River'. A political cartoon shows Blacks voting.
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February 13, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 13, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Mysterious Influence of the New York Herald." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Coasting on Boston Common." Two full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Peace Insecure-Afraid for Her Life" and "Peace Secure-Safe and Protected." Seven small illus. pertaining to "The Feejee Islands.&... See More
April 8, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1876 Front full page illustration of "The Lexington of the Sea."
2/3 page illustration of "The Phul-Bagh, or Flower Garden Palace, Gwalior, India."; Two full page Thomas Nast illustration entitled "The Haunted House; or, the 'Murdered' Rag Baby Will Not Be Still" and "The Reign of the Press."; ... See More
January 20, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 20, 1877 Front full pg. portrait of "Cornelius Vanderbilt." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Centennial - Carriage Exhibit." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. S. J. Randall," "The Hon. Lucius Robinson," "The Hon. Smith Ely, Jun.," and "The Hon. John Kelly." Two full pg. illus. of "The... See More
February 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Fullpg. Nast cartoon showing Uncle Sam. Small illustration: 'Natives Of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands'.
March 24, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 24, 1877 Full ftpg. shows: 'Our New President Taking the Oath'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Our New President--General View of the Inauguration Ceremonies' at the Capitol. Two other halfpg. scenes. re. the inauguration. Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Such Victory & I am Undone' shows a wounded Republican elephant in bandages. Fullpg: 'Pres. Gr... See More
May 18, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 18, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Seed That Bears Fruit'. Fullpg; 'The Gilbert Elevated Railroad' with 3 scenes. Interesting Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Our Neighborhood Children'. Fullpg: 'The Chinese College at Hartford, Ct.'. Halfpg: 'Intl. Sunday School Convention, Atlanta Ga.'
April 12, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "History Repeats Itself - A Little Too Soon." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "Society of American Artists - Selections from the Second Expedition, At the Kurtz Gallery, Madison Square Garden." Full pg. illus. of "The Soup Kitchen Charity."
Dblpgctrfld. of "Marriage of... See More
April 19, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon re. the 'Solid South--We Have come to Stay'. Great fullpg: 'Indian Dance, Standing Rock Agency, after Distribution of Rations' Halfpg: 'N.Y. Volunteer Life-saving Corps--New Station at Pier 28, East River'. Dblpgctrfld. is a Nast cartoon.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This ... See More
June 28, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "English Geography." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Saturday Afternoon on the Harlem River." Full pg. illus. of "Excursion of the Veterans' Association to Alpine Grove." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Living Torches of Nero." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Surprised." (deer). ... 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... See More
February 26, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "An Interior Investigation". Halfpg: 'A Race on the Ice--Bicycles vs. Skates'. Fullpg: 'St. Valentine's Day in the Morning' and 'Winter Amusements', by A.B. Frost. Fullpg: 'A Night Scene in the Bowery, New York' & 'The Streets of New York' is cartoonis... See More
July 9, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1881 The front page has a full page print by Thomas Nast: "Pound Him". Fullpg: "Pigeon Shooting at the Brighton Beach Fair Grounds, Coney Island" and "Yachting at Marblehead" and "The Coney Island Cup Race". Another print taking up almost a full page: "Nan's Mountain Reverie" plus much more.
Other n... See More
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
April 21, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1883 Two front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Viney's Conversion and Courtship." Inside are five small portraits of: "The Hon. Theodore Roosevelt" "Carter Harrison, Re-Elected Mayor of Chicago" "Jacob Schaefer, Victor in the Chicago Billiard Tournament" "J. H. Farley, mayor Elect of Cleveland, Ohio... See More
June 28, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1884 Full front pg. Thomas Nast illus. entitled "A Roaring Farce-The Plumed Knight in the Clean Shirt." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "The Montreal Festival." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Democratic State Convention at Saratoga."
Doublepage centerfold containing seven illus. of "P... See More
August 16, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1884 Nice fullpg. illus: 'Laying the Cornerstone of the Pedestal for the Bartholdi Statue of Liberty'. Full ftpg: 'Honors to the Arctic Dead--the Greely Relief Ships Passing Gov. Island'. Full page Thomas Nast cartoon: "The So-Called 'Intensely American Candidate'". Full page print: "A Distinguished Fisherman En... See More
September 5, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1885 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, the most desired may well be the nice full page print captioned: "Lawn Tennis At Newport--the Tournament, From the Upper Balcony of the Casino" (see).
Other prints include a full ftpg. captioned: "Burning of Old Men-Of-War at Blum Beach, Long Island"; a fullpg. of: "V... See More
November 10, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 10, 1888 Several: 'Sketches in the 'Back' Country, Australia. Halfpg: Cane Sugar Culture in Hawaii'. Fullpg. showing a Black family: 'Hoe-Cake & Clabber'. Halfpg: 'The Product of a Day's Sport Near Webster, Dakota' showing hunters with hundreds of geese & ducks. Fullpg: 'The Ardor & Joy of a Game at F... See More
March 1, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1890 Nice full ftpg: 'Making a Landing By Search Light on the Mississippi' Halfpg. Remington print for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House' fullpg. of six scenes: 'Native Life of New Guinea' nice fullpg: 'Great Meeting of Amateur Athletes Under the Auspices of the Boston Athletic Club'
September 27, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 27, 1890 Front full pg. illus. of "The Drive at Lake Harriet, Minneapolis." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Mexican Major." Tow 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. Francis E. Warren, Governor-elect of Wyoming" and "Frederick Law Olmsted, Landscape Architect." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Surface Cut at the Morris Iron Mine A... See More
April 18, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1891 Fullpg: 'Interior of the 'Monument' which commemorates the Great Fire in London'. Very nice doublepage centerfold: 'Bird's-eye View of the Columbian Exposition', Chicago'. A one-eighth pg. illus. of 'Phineas T. Barnum' with an article on him, who recently died (see inset).
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 25, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1891 Full front page: 'The Observation Car of the Presidential Train'. Nice full page: 'The Columbian Fair, Chicago' shows 4 scenes. Full page with 6 scenes: 'Ship Building in Nova Scotia'. Supplement issue Has a great double page centerfold of eleven: 'Views of Sydney, Australia' which are displayable.
Complete in sixteen p... See More
May 2, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1891 A full page shows two scenes of 'The Columbian Exposition'. Centerfold shows four photos of: 'Sketches in Central Park'. The Supplement has much text and 8 illustrations on 'Glimpses of Australian Life', with the scenes from Melbourne.
May 6, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1893 (without panorama; sold separately) The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Naval Land Parade'. A full page with 8 vignettes of: "The Uprising in Chihuahua, Mexico" is by famed artist Frederic Remington & includes an accompanying article by him as well.
A full page "Incidents of the Naval Parade" featu... See More
October 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 14, 1893. Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Grand Arch of the Peristyle." Inside is a 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Johnson Family Visit the Lapland Village." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Two of Philadelphia's Cricket Clubs." Full pg. of illus. of "The Centenary of Williams College" including a 1/3 ... See More
November 4, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1893 Included in the masthead is: 'An Eight Page World's Fair Supplement with this Number', showing various photos from the Columbian Exposition. A ftpg. photo on the Expo as well.
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March 23, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1895 Full ftpg. shows scenes on board a naval ship. Halfpg: A Trolley Ambulance Car'.
Doublepage centerfold with 7 photos of the 'Lenox & Astor Libraries'. Several scenes in Tuxedo, N.Y.
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May 11, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895 The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree." Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: 'Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World'. There are two pages of text headed: "The Evolution of the Amateur Pitcher" which includes 10 pho... See More
August 31, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 31, 1895 Full front pg. illus. entitled: "Time to Shut Up." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "The English Challenger for the America's Cup." Full pg. illus. of "With the Canoeists on Lake Champlain." 1/2 containing several illus. pertaining to "Recent Applications of Electricity to Railroads."
Doub... See More
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