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November 14, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857 Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.
Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More
August 6, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1864 The front page shows a man with a scythe and a poem: "The Mower In Oho". The prints within include: "General Sherman's Advance--View of Kenesaw Mountain, from Little Kenesaw" "...Little Kenesaw" "...View of the Public Square, Marietta, Georgia" "...Gallant Action of Colonel Walcot's Brigade&quo... See More
January 7, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1865 The full front page shows: "Sergeant Helmes Raising the Colors of the 107th New York Regiment Over the Capitol at Milledgeville, Georgia".
A wealth of prints in this issue including: "The Principal Part of the City of Savannah, Georgia" "Map of Wilmington Harbor, N.C." Destruction of the Depots, Public Buildings, a... See More
June 24, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "Lieutenant-General Grant visiting General Scott at Cozzens's Hotel, West Point".
Among the nice prints within this issue is a full page of: "Sheridan and His Generals" with each labeled, perhaps the most notable being "Custer" some 11 years before his death at Little Big H... See More
July 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nearly halfpg. shows: "Dr. Livingstone, the Great Explorer & Mr. Stanley, Chief of the Expedition of Search" with a map of the route. Two more Nast political cartoons, and a nearly halfpg. illus. of: "The Coliseum at Rome Illuminated"
March 29, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873 Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Full page "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central Jersey". Two prints re:... See More
October 18, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1873 Perhaps the most famous print in this well known illustrated periodical is the full front page work by famed artist Thomas Nast captioned: "Out Of the Ruins" which shows President U.S. Grant as a policeman helping the Liberty figure out of the ruins of the buildings of Wall Street. The financial panic of 1873 was one of the more... See More
November 29, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 29, 1873 Full front page political cartoon: 'The Cuban Question' shows President Grant with Miss Liberty; Two full pages: 'The Butchery in Cuba--Victims of Spanish Barbarity' and 'The Butchery in Cuba'; Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Spanish Bull in Cuba Gone Mad'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Bashful M... See More
April 11, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 11, 1874 Dblpgctrfld: 'The Naval Review at Key West--Torpedo Practice'. 3/4 pg: 'Driven from their Homes--Flying from an Indian Raid'. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the Far West' shows a view of Ophir City, Utah, and a stagecoach. Ftpg "The Cradle of Liberty in Danger" by Nast; Halfpg "Settler's Cabin on the Side of Bald Mountain" an... See More
May 16, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 16, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Cradle of Liberty Out of Danger." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "George M. Van Nort, Commissioner of Public Works." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Boston Bar-By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Jacob Wainright and the Body of Dr. Livingstone." Dblpgctrfld. Nast illus. of "A ... See More
October 17, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 17, 1874 Full ftpg. Th. Nast: 'Hibernia's Shot' portrays a union of America & Ireland. Three prints of 'A Colorado Tragedy' including 'Remains of the Murdered Men' with text on the intriguing murder. Nice & huge doublepage centerfold by Nast: 'Halt!' showing the Liberty figure. Two large prints of a regatta.
Com... See More
March 27, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Hammering Woke Them at Last." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "A Moonshine Scene."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Inundation." Two 1/3 pg. portraits of "The Mikado of Japan" and "The Empress of Japan." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Cannon Liddon" and "Monsig... See More
April 10, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 10, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty." Thirty small illus. of "Recent Inventions." 1 1/2 pg. illus. of "Prince Bismarck in His Study." Two 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The English University Boat Race" including "...Aquatics at Oxford" and "...Aquatics at Cambridge."... See More
July 24, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1875 Full front pg. illus. of "Uncle Sam Beats All Creation." Inside are ten illus. of "The Saratoga Prizes." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "They Which Run in a Race Run All, But One Receiveth the Prize." Full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "the Intercollegiate Boat Race-Headquarters of the Cr... See More
September 25, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 25, 1875. Full front pg. illus. of "The Song of the Kettle - An Evening Reverie." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "President William C. Ralston, of the Bank of California." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ralston's Death - Scene of the Drowning." Full pg. containing five illus. pertaining to "The New York Post Office - Views of the New Build... See More
November 13, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 13, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The Elective System: or Master & Slave". Fullpg: "The Ocean Yacht Race" & fullpg: "The Revivalists in Brooklyn". Halfpg: "An Indian Agency--Distributing Rations"
Complete in sixteen pages.
November 27, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 27, 1875 Full ftpg: 'Elk hunting in the bad lands of the upper Missouri'. Fullpg: 'Projected Statue of Liberty for New York Harbor'. 1/3 pg: 'The Fast Mail Train, Engine No. 110'. 1/3 pg: 'Mining in Colorado, a played out Gulch'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 26, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1876 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Republican Simplicity". Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No Rudder - No Aim"; half page: 'The Great Fire of February 8, 1876, On Broadway'; full page: "Uncle Sam's Valentines" shows 5 scenes; 3/4 page: "Gather Wood"
Perh... See More
July 8, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Why We Laugh'. A full page illustration 'Pro Patria - 1776'. Great full page bird's-eye-view of: 'St. Louis, Missouri.' is displayable. Doublepage centerfold 'The Centennial - Interior of the Main Building, Near the Music Stand, Looking East.' A 3/4 page Tho... See More
December 23, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1876 (includes supplement with "Vanity Fair Christmas, 1683") Doublepage by Thomas Nast: 'Grant's Last Annual Message' shows a weeping Liberty figure; Full page: 'The Centennial--Wall paper Printing Press'; Front page: 'Burning of The Brooklyn Theatre - Scene at the Washington Street Entrance"; ... See More
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
August 25, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 25, 1877 Full ftpg: 'A Nevada Silver Mine--Changing the Shift'. Fullpg: 'The Bennington Centennial' & nearly halfpg: 'Life Saving Precautions at Rockaway Beach'. Fullpg: 'The Great Blackville Regatta--Grand Spurt at the Finish'. Fullpg: 'Anticipation--Return from a Melon Scout'
May 11, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 11, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The lion of 'the best society' in England". Fullpg: 'Sketches in the New York Aquarium' and 'Love in Blackville: The Wooing of the Twins' shows blacks. Halfpg: 'Indian School at Ft. Marion, St. Augustine, Florida' & 'Archery Practice' One-third pg: 'The New Music Hall, Ci... See More
August 23, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 23, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Lear (King Of) England." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes on the Isthmus of Panama and Lake Nicaragua." Full pg. illus. of "Law and Moonshine - Crooked Whiskey in Western North Carolina." 2/3 of a dblpgcrfld. of "The Spoliation of a Monastery." Two 2/3 pg. illus. ... See More
March 4, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1882 Halfpg: 'The Floods on the Mississippi--Rescue of Settlers By Night'. Also: 'The Fatal Explosion at Chester, Pa.'. Fullpg: 'The Great Fire in Haverhill, Mass.' 'Old Philadelphia Inns' 'Recent Egyptian Discoveries' includes 5 illustrations, including an opened mummy.
Other news and advertisements of the day ... See More
April 1, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1882 Fullpg. with 3 scenes: "Bismark In His Country Home". Halfpg: "A Very Bad Bear" shows a playful cub. Nice fullpg. J.G. Brown print: "The Lost Child" is great. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Mississippi Floods--Scenes at Vicksburg". One-third pg: "Immense Fleet of Icebergs off the Coast of Newfoundland"... See More
January 6, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1883 The cover of the issue is a full page illustration entitled 'Early Settlers On Their Way To Church'. A great 1/3 page illustration: 'Framework For the Hand Of Bartholdi's Statue Of Liberty' is an early view! Full page: 'New Decorations In the White House'. Another full page which is comprised of several scenes i... See More
January 20, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 20, 1883 Dramatic full ftpg: "The Milwaukee Tragedy--Destruction of the Newhall House". 2/3 page print by Thomas Nast: "Liberty and Peace Still Exist in Massachusetts". Almost halfpg. print: "Rabbit Shooting On Long Island" & "Emigrants In Midwinter--Making Camp For The Night" Almost a fullpg. illus: 'The ... See More
May 31, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1884 Full ftpg. by Thomas Nast: 'The Loves of the Nations'. Halfpg: 'The Village Barber'. Doublepage centerfold: 'Studies in Horses--Apropos of the Second National Horse Show at Madison Sq. Garden'. Halfpg: 'Sketches in Mobile Bay' Small backpg. Thomas Nast cartoon re. Wall Street.
Other news and advertisements of the da... See More
July 12, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast: 'The Bosses Convention'. Fullpg: 'Scenes & Incidents at Rockaway Beach, Long Is.'. Very nice Doublepage centerfold: 'The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Some Characteristic Features of the City' shows 7 city scenes. Nice halfpg: 'The Foundation Mass for the Statue of Liberty Enlightening th... See More
August 9, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1884 Front page print: "Lieutenant A. W. Greely". Full page with 4 scenes: "Pelham Park, New York". Two full pages on "The Rescue of the Greely Expedition".
A very nice fullpg. illus. of "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty--Beginning the Work of Removal" of the scaffolding, showing half of it above the rooftops. 2... 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
December 6, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 6, 1884 (with supplement) Full ftpg: 'Destruction of Forests in the Adirondacks'. Fullpg: 'First National Convention of Cattlemen at St. Louis' shows many cowboy-types.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Destruction of Forests in the Adirondacks' Halfpg: 'Big Guns in the Brooklyn Navy Yard' The Supplement has a full pg. with 6 sce... See More
January 24, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1885 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows a white & black man knocking on the Liberty Bell: "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All The Land Unto All The Inhabitants Thereof". Dramatic fullpg: 'Snowed Under--Digging Out a Railroad in Colorado'. Fullpg: 'Forest Destruction in the Adirondacks' & 'Jackson Square, New Orleans'... See More
April 18, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1885 Full ftpg. shows: 'Gen. Grant's Illness--A Consultation' shows him near his death. Fullpg: 'The Riel Rebellion--Scenes in the Saskatchewan Country' & nice fullpg. J.G. Brown illus: 'A Jolly Lot' plus nice fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Spring Duck Shooting in the West' shows 6 scenes.
Other news and advertisements o... See More
February 6, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1886 Nice full ftpg: "Platform Deer-Shooting" shows a man about to shoot a deer. Nearly full page Thomas Nast print: "A Lesson In Greek". One-third pg: "Ice Bound on the Lakes". The double page centerfold: "The Water-Color Exhibition". Fullpg: "Curling" shows the ice sport. Nice fullpg: "Smelt-F... See More
August 29, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 29, 1891 Full page with 6 views of: 'The Passaic Watershed, N.J.' Doublepage centerfold: 'Harvesting On A Bonanza Farm'. Full page: 'Meet of the American Canoe Assoc. at Lake Champlain' includes a illus. of the 'Sea Serpent'
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 8, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1892 Front full page illustration of "An Official Visit - Italian Officers Boarding an American Man-Of-War." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Columbus Festivities at Genoa." Full page illustration of "Views about Caracas, the Scene of he Present Revolution." Full page illustration of "Some of the Prominent... See More
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