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September 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
October 22, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1864 The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Butler After the Battle of September 25, 1864". Inside has four full page Civil War prints captioned: "Grant's Campaign--The Battle at Chapin's Farm" & "...The Rebel Assault & Attempt to Recapture Fort Harrison" & "...Charge of the Fifth Cor... See More
November 5, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1864 The full front page is a nice print of: "Phil Sheridan's Ride to the Front." showing him on horseback. Inside has a full page print: "Union Refugees Coming Into the Federal Lines" and half page prints: "Adams Express Office at City Point, Virginia, on Pay Day" "Valley Of the Shenandoah--Paying Sheridan's T... See More
February 11, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 11, 1865 The front page has two prints: "150 Pound Armstrong Gun Captured at Fort Fisher" and "The Rebel Iron-Clad Fleet Forcing the Obstructions in James River". Other prints within include: "The United States Iron-Clad Battery 'Monadnock' " "Burning of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington" "Gene... See More
February 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1865 The front page has prints: "Before Petersburg--Winter Quarters from the Plantation" and "Pocotaligo Depot, South Carolina.
Perhaps the most notable print in this issue is that of: "John H. Rock, Colored Counselor" which has a same-titled article which includes: "We give on this page a portrait of John H. Rock, th... See More
April 1, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1865 The front page has a nice print showing: "General Sherman's Entry Into Columbia, South Carolina". Pages 2 and 3 have some interesting war-related articles including: "Davis Asks to be Dictator" "Davis and Lee" "Trade With Rebels" and more.
Other prints within include: "14th and 20th Corps Crossing ... See More
May 27, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1865 The front page features "Lewis Payne the Assassin" under guard, with text headed: "Capture of Davis", "Payne the Assassin" and "President Lincoln's Burial".
Inside includes a dramatic full page: "Charge of the Ninth Army Corps on Fort Mahone, April 3, 1865". A full page features a half page ill... See More
June 3, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1865 The front page is a cartoonish print concerning the end of the Civil War captioned: 'Check-Mate!' showing Jeff. Davis playing a game of chess with Uncle Sam, with war generals as the playing pieces.
Inside has a one-third page showing the various men involved in the: "Trial of the Conspirators--Pencil Sketches from Our Artist's Sketch-B... See More
June 10, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "The Grand Review at Washington--General Meade & Staff Passing the Principal Stand" during a parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Another prime item is the doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast, titled: "Victory And Death" showing six vignettes of the somber side of war (see).
Othe... See More
July 1, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1865 The front page has 2 prints concerning the dedication of the Bull Run monuments, captioned: "Monument Erected on the Field of the First Battle of Bull Run" and: "Consecration of the Bull Run Monuments--Reading the Service". There is front page text on the dedication as well.
Inside has a full page of: "Sherman And His Gene... See More
July 8, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1865 The full front page is a print: "Peace--Fourth of July, 1865" showing an angelic figure over returning soldiers. Prints within include a full page with 6 images concerning: "The Wreck of the 'Golden Rule' - Scenes Upon The Island El Roncador". Also: "Luther C. Ladd" "Addison O. Whitney" "Dedicati... See More
August 19, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1865 The front page includes prints of: "Emma, Queen Dowager of Hawaii" "Brevet Major-General Nathaniel A. Mills" and "Elisha Kingsland, Chief Engineer of the N.Y. Fire Department". Prints within include a full page: "The Electric Union" celebrating the union of England & America by telegraph; "College R... See More
October 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, October 28, 1865 The front page has a print: "Seizure of 'The Irish People' Newspaper in Dublin and of Deadly Weapons in Cork, Belonging to the Fenians." The balance of the front page is an article titled: "The Fenians".
Prints inside include: "Dacotah Territory - Fort Thompson on the Upper Missouri River, built for the Sioux an... See More
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
April 21, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 21, 1866 Ftpg: 'Abraham Lincoln School for Freedmen, New Orleans'. Terrific fullpg: 'On the Plains--Indians Attacking Butterfield's Overland Dispatch Coach' is a truly fine example of Western Americana for display. Halfpg: 'Street View in Santa Fe, New Mexico' Great issue!
June 2, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 2, 1866 Halfpg: 'Office of the Freedmen's Bureau, Memphis, Tenn.' showing many Blacks. Fullpg. shows: 'Arsenal Grounds at Little Rock' & 'Blissville, Little Rock, Arkansas'. One-third pg: 'Monticello, the Home of Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Va.'. One-third pg: 'The City of Lynchburg' Fullpg: 'Grand Reception of Jame... See More
June 30, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1866 Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Lewis Cass." Also a 1/2 pg. illus. of "'The Halt'-A Scene in the Georgia Campaign." Inside there is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Bunker Hill Monument." Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francis Joseph I., Emperor of Austria" and "Ludwig R. Von Benedek, the Austrian General." Full p... See More
September 15, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 15, 1866 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception in N.Y.'. Halfpg: 'Gathering Moss on Berwick Bay, La.' 1/3 pg: 'Negro Quarters on Jeff Davis's Plantation' & 'Jeff. Davis's Mansion in Miss.' & 'Andrew Johnson' & fullpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception at City Hall, N.Y.'
Complete in sixteen p... See More
November 17, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 17, 1866 Ftpg. shows: 'Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Tenn.' & 'The Hurricane on the Bahamas--Scene at Nassau'. Nearly fullpg. shows the City of Venice'. Nearly halfpg: 'Matamoras, Mexico'. Nice fullpg: 'Street Music--The Organ Grinder'
Complete in sixteen pages.
March 9, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1867 Very nice double page centerfold: 'The Crescent City--Scenes in & Around New Orleans, La.' shows 7 scenes, including a nice over-view of the city. Displayable!
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.
April 6, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1867 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "April Fool." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "St. Patrick's Day 1867 - The Day We Celebrate." "Irish Riot, St. Patrick's Day 1867." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Winter Mail Service on Prince Edward Island."
doublepage centerfold of "The New Military Commanders in the Insurrec... See More
May 18, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1867 Nice fullpg. & famous Black print: 'The Modern Medea--the Story of Margaret Garner' plus an article on the fugitive slave. Halfpg: 'The Charleston Firemen Saluting the Old Flag' & 'Union Prisoners' Cemetery at Charleston, S.C.'. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Newboys' Lodging-House, New York' shows 10 scenes in th... See More
May 25, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1867 Ftpg. has 3 illustrations on: 'Educating the Freedmen' including a 'School for Colored Children'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Two nice pgs. have 4 illustrations showing: 'The Indian War--Indian Council at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Sutler's Store at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Interior of Ft. Dodge, Kansas'. Full... See More
June 1, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 1, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Jeff Davis Leaving the Court House at Richmond--Demonstration of the Rebel Citizens'. Great fullpg: 'Trial of Jeff Davis--Mr. O'Connor Moving for his Release on Bail'
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 8, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 8, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illustrations of 'The Indian War', including 'Ft. Larned, Kansas' and 'Burning the Cheyenne Village near Ft. Larned' plus illus. of the chiefs of the Kiowas and Arapahoes. Fullpg. on: 'New Regulation Uniform of the U.S. Artillery' One-third pg: 'King Kamehamehla V Laying the Cornerstone of the Bishop's Church ... See More
June 15, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1867 Includes a map showing scene of Gen. Hancock's operations in the Indian country; "Valley of Spring Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Cave on Mulberry Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Look's Ranche, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Pulpit Rock on Alum Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Maguire & Risley's Jap... See More
July 6, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY July 6, 1867 Full front page illustration of "The First Peal for Liberty." shows a man ringing a bell. Inside is a full page illustration of "The Fourth of July in the Country."; a nearly full page illustration of: "The New Masonic Hall, Boston, Dedicated June 24, 1867"; a vertical doublepage centerfold of: "Buffalo Hunting on the Plains... See More
August 17, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1867 The entire front page has an article: "Indian War Scenes" with illustrations captioned: "Pawnee Killer & His Braves" and: "Discovering the Remains of Lt. Kidder and Ten Men of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry" which includes an illustration of George A. Custer.
Other prints within include: "Sioux Indians Attacking a... See More
November 16, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 Historic & significant full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The First Vote" shows an African-American man voting. During the Reconstruction South voting rights for free Blacks came slowly with obstacles such as poll taxes, literacy requirements, etc. This very historic print shows a proud African-American--with others in line b... See More
December 14, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 14, 1867 Ftpg: 'The Long Sermon' shows a mother & two children asleep at church. 'The Coal Miner At Work' & 'The Coal Depot at Rondout, N.Y.' Half of dblpgctrfld: 'View of St. Thomas, West Indies, Lately Purchased by the U.S.' 2/5 pg: 'Shooting Buffalo from the Trains of the Kansas Pacific Railroad' halfpg: 'Farewell To ... See More
May 3, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Modocs In Their Stronghold'. Half page illustration include: 'Interior of an Indian Wigwam'; 'Treating With Indians in the Olden Times' and 'The Modocs--Murder of Gen. Canby.'
A half-page illustration: 'Straightening the Crooked Tree". Two 1/8 page illustrations are from The Sandwich Isl... See More
September 18, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 18, 1875. Front full pg. illus. of "A Temperance Lesson." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Map of Turkey in Europe and Asia Minor." Full pg. illus. of "Fugitives from Constantinople." Two full pg. illus. of "Washed Out by the Floods - An Incident of Cabin Life in the West" and "Native of Burmah." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More
March 25, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1876 Full front-page Thomas Nast: 'Fixing Things - A Proper Steering Apparatus Found'. This print includes "The New Democratic Slate... For President, Jefferson Davis, of the South, For Vice-President, Fernando Wood, of the North."; Full-page: 'The Martha Washington Reception, New York Academy of Music'; ... See More
November 11, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1876 Full front page Thomas. Nast political cartoon: "The Prospect in New York". Inside includes a full page A.B. Frost print: "The Democratic Team". There are many Centennial prints & a doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Political Lottery" and a full page: "The Republican in Brooklyn" which has two s... See More
August 10, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 10, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Noble Red Man--The Annual Plague of Chief 'Bloody Murder' on the Borders' shows two Indians stalking a house. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of: 'Incidents of an Ocean Trip'. Great dblpgctrfld:' Scenes & Incidents on Coney Island' showing 6 scenes & is very displayable.
Other news and... See More
January 24, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1880 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration entitled "Beware of Foreign Tramps." Full page illustration of "The Lebanon Club - New York Working Men's Coffee House." Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Alonzo Garcelon Ceasar I."
Full page illustration of "The Mask Ball at the New York Academy of Music.&quo... See More
May 7, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1881 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration "New York Must Go - Down". One-third page illustration: 'Buildings for the International Cotton Exposition, Atlanta, Ga.' Full page illustration: 'The American Horse Exchange'. Full page illustration "The Luck of Roaring Camp". Full page illustration: 'The Dog Show in N... See More
May 8, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a fullpg: "Unveiling the Statue of Senator H... 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
June 4, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1887 Full ftpg. shows: 'Redeeming Trade Dollars in the N.Y. Sub-Treasury' showing many bags full. Halfpg: 'The Vassar Brothers Hospital at Poughkeepsie. Great doublepg. centerfold is a fine Western scene: 'With a Paymaster's Escort' showing soldiers escorting a pay wagon thru the West.
Other news and advertisements of the day ar... See More
December 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1889 Nice halfpg. shows: 'The Late Jefferson Davis' and a halfpg. of: 'Jefferson Davis' House at Beauvoir, Miss.'
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches Along the Line of the New Croton Aqueduct'. Fullpg: 'Sketches of a Transatlantic Voyage'.
Complete in twenty pages.
January 4, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1890 Fullpg: 'A Michigan Iron Mine' shows 4 scenes. Nice halfpg. illus. by Frederic Remington accompanies an Aztec-themed story. doublepage centerfold: 'A Beef Issue in the Indian Territory'.
April 7, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "The Hon. Thomas C. Catchings, of Mississippi." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "Mounet Sully as Hamlet."
Two small portraits of "Cardinal Rampolla" and "The Late George Ticknor Curtis." Four illus. of "Some New York Palaces." Two full pg. illus. of "Selections from t... See More
August 4, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 4, 1894 Halfpg: 'Lugger Camp at Biloxi, Miss.' Fullpg. with 10 photos of: 'Scenes in Korea'. Fullpg. has a nice: 'Model Lemon Ranch in Southern California' with 6 scenes. Fullpg. with 10 photos of: 'Unwholesome Environs of Brooklyn--Views on Newtown Creek' 'A Model State Camp' has 6 military scenes.
Complete issue.... See More
May 28, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1898 Full ftpg. shows: 'Comm. Winfield S. Schley on the Bridge of the ship 'Brooklyn' '. Nice fullpg. Remington print: 'Colored Troopers of the U.S. Cavalry Taking their Horses for a Dash into the Gulf' at Tampa, Florida. Nice fullpg. with 3 prints of the 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. Much more on the military i... See More
October 1, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Puerto Rico - The First Flag of Truce After the News of Peace." Inside is a front full pg. illus. of "Healing the Wounds of War in Puerto Rico." 2/3 pg. portrait of "Rev. John Hall, D.D." Two full pages of illus. of "Winter Scenes in the Klondike."
Doublepage centerfold of "... See More
February 4, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 4, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Havana - 10th U.S. Cavalry Quelling a Tumult Aroused by the Display of the Spanish Flag on a Business House." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "One of Four Decorative Panels for the Joan of Arc Memorial Church at Domremy."
Three large illus. pertaining to "Before and Behind China's Throne.&q... See More
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