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August 13, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1870 The frontpage features a nearly fullpage "The City of Coblentz". Page three contains a text article "The Dickens Auction". A fullpage "King William and His Generals" articles contains five illustrations. Fullpage illustrations 'Grand Stand, Monmouth Park--The Hurdle Race' and "'High Life Below Stairs'... See More
August 27, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1870 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "King William I. of Prussia at the Head of His Army." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "View of the City of Strasbourg." Three small portraits of "Louis II. of Bavaria, General Steinmetz, and M. Benedetti." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Fortification of Metz-The Porte Des Allemands." Also, a 1/2 pg. ... See More
September 10, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1870 The frontpage features two 1/2 page illustrations entitled "View of Weissenburg" and "View of Saarbruck." Inside are several small illustrations pertaining to "From Ems to Berlin." Doublepage centerfold of "The Battle of Gravelotte, Fought Thursday, August 18, 1870." Two full page illustrations en... See More
September 17, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 17, 1870 Front full page portrait of "'Our Fritz,' The Crown Prince of Prussia." Inside is a 1/3 page portrait of "Marshal M'Mahon." 1/3 page illustration of "Prussian Sharp Shooters Thrown Out as Skirmishers." Several small illustrations pertaining to "A Journey Through Iceland." Two full page illustrations en... See More
October 1, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1870 The frontpage features a fullpage Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The Promised Land as Seen from the Dome of St. Peter's, Rome'. Inside the issue 1/3 page "Preparing Ships to be Sunk in the Harbor of Hamburg", 1/3 page "Drilling Citizens in Paris" and two small illustrations "Wilhelmshohe". Fullpage illustrations "... See More
October 8, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1870 The frontpage contains a 1/2 page illustration of "Gun Boats on the Seine." Also, a 1/2 page illustration of "Blocking Up the Channel of the Weser by the Germans." Inside is a full page illustration of the "Effect of the Mitrailleuse in the Battle of Gravelotte." Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Europe an... See More
October 15, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1870 The front page features a fullpage illustration 'The Farragut Obsequies--The Funeral Procession Passing up Broadway'. "The Surrender of Sedan" includes two large illustrations. A fullpage illustrations 'Masterless' shows a horse without its rider and has an accompanying poem. Many prints on the war in Europe. Nearly fu... See More
October 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1870 The frontpage contains "Buring of the Village of Bazeilles". Inside the issue is a fullpage with 3 illustrations: 'The Floods in Virginia' shows a flooded street in Richmond, and in Harper's Ferry and the Potomac at Washington DC. Fullpage illustrations are 'Bear Hunt in a Southern Cane Break', "Summoned... See More
November 19, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1870 The nearly fullpage frontpage illustration is entitled "Take a Chance?" A text article on the third page is "The New York and Brooklyn Bridge" which is talking of the new proposed bridge. Halfpage illustrations 'Washing for Diamond at the New Diamond Fields in S. Africa' and 'Diamond Miners Gambling at Night'... See More
January 14, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1871 Halfpg: "Burning of the Spottswood House, Richmond". Detailed dblpgctrfld: "Paris--Showing the Position of the Principal Buildings, Forts, Villages & Railways". Fullpg. Nast cartoon re. the Civil War. This issue contains the first Thomas Nast political cartoon with a Tammany Hall reference, being "Tweedledee and Sweedledum--A New Chri... See More
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'
June 17, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 17, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Over the Hill to the Poor House." Inside: A 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Vendome Column Overthrown. " 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Hon. Guning S. Bedford." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Pittston Disaster-The Prayer Meeting Behind the Barricade." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "Receiving Letters Outside... See More
January 25, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Labor Exchange at Castle Garden--Choosing a Girl'; Fullpage illustrations: 'The Water We Drink & Where We Get It' shows the Croton Reservoir in Central Park and 5 other scenes; Fullpage Thomas Nast: 'Unprotected Female at the Holy Sea Side'; Two half-page illustrations: 'Snow i... See More
February 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1873
Frontpage illustration with accompanying article: "Down Among the Coal Mines--Going Down the Slope" shows miners heading down a mine shaft in Pennsylvania. Another fullpage with 9 scenes on coal mining, & another 2 pages. with 3 prints on coal mining as well.
Doublepage centerfold: "Emperor Napoleon III After Death" als... See More
April 12, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1873 Full frontpage Thomas Nast illustration "Blindman's Buff"; Great doublepage centerfold: 'Spring' by Frenzeny & Tavernier; Nearly fullpage illustration "The New Regime in Spain - Proclaiming the Republic in the Cortes at Madrid, February 11, 9 p.m."; 3/4 page illustration of "The Late Rev. Th... See More
August 9, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1873 1/2 page front page "Shell Mounds of Denmark - Belonging to the Stone Age"; Full page page: 'Summer Invasion of Europe by Americans'; Double page centerfold: 'Niagara Seen With Different Eyes'; 1/2 page with Two croquet scenes; Half page on: 'Penikese Island - The Anderson School of Natural Histor... See More
September 20, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873
Frontpage features a 1/2 page illustration entitled "The New School Mistress." Inside is a full page illustration of "Saved!" A article "The Northwestern University" with accompany illustrations. Full page illustration of "The Fete Napoleon at Chiselhurst - Reception of the Visitors by the Ex-Empress Eugenie in... See More
February 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 14, 1874 Front 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to the lives of the rich and the poor. Inside is the full pg. Nast illus. of "Parepa Rosa." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. Robert E. Withers, of Virginia" and "The Hon. Robert Brown Elliot, of South Carolina." 1/2 pg illus. of "Concert for the Inmates of the Charity Hospital, Blackwell'... See More
April 4, 1874
Harper's WEEKLY, Apr. 4, 1874 Ftpg: 'Body of Charles Sumner Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol' plus more illus. re. Sumner's funeral inside. Halfpg: 'Coursing--the Slip'. Illus. of: 'Victor Hugo with several vignettes re. his work. The Supplement has: 'Sketches in the Far West--Curing Hides & Bones' & 'Sugar Making in Texas' & '... See More
April 25, 1874
Harper's WEEKLY, Apr. 25, 1874 Halfpg; 'The Slave Ship--Sighting an English Cruiser' 'Western Sketches--Arkansas Pilgrims in Camp' 'A Freshet in the Red River, Texas' Full ftpg. Th. Nast.
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 20, 1874
Harper's WEEKLY, June 20, 1874 Nice ftpg: 'Irrigation In Colorado--Letting Water Into a Side Sluice-Way' Two halfpg: 'Indians Offering Gifts To The Dead' & 'Indian Canoe Race' Fullpg. Nast cartoon.
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Justice Brings Peace'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Terra Nova Snowshoe Club of Montreal' & 'One More Mouth to Feed' Very nice fullpg: 'Christmas In the Wilds--With the Hudson Bay Company Hunters' & 'Sleighing Sketches In New York'
November 3, 1877
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 3, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Millennium--The Tiger & the Lamb Lie Together'. Displayable fullpg. illus. of: 'Hot Springs, Arkansas'. Another Nast cartoon.
January 11, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1879
Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Gold New Year', plus another fullpg. by Nast inside. One-third pg: 'Scene At Pine Bluff Station, Arkansas'. Great fullpg. of 6 scenes of: 'Wonders Underground--The Caves of Luray, Va.'
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good co... 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
July 5, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1879
Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Core on the Body Politic." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Steamship 'Arizona,' Williams & Guion Line." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "A French Christening - Costumes of the First Empire." Full pg. illus. of "The Colored Exodus - Scenes at Topeka, Kansas." 1/... See More
July 19, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1879
Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Nast himself: 'Our Artist Trying to Think of Something Funny'. Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes: 'An Indian Village near Standing Rock' is displayable. Great fullpg: 'Gateway to the Garden of the Gods', just south of Pike's Peak. Fullpg: 'Landlord & Tenant' and halfpg:'The Chinese Sc... See More
August 2, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1879
The full front page is a print captioned: "Edison In His Workshop" showing him at work on an experiment. Very displayable. An inside page has a related article on him, taking 1 1/2 columns.
Other prints within including a full page of: "The Saratoga Regatta", a full page of: "Lake George, Looking Southwest from Black Moun... See More
September 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1879
Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Speak Out, or Resign." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Union League Club House, Corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Ninth Street, New York." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Sir Rowland Hill." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Menhaden Fishery on the Coast of Maine." 2/3 of a dblpgct... See More
October 4, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1879
Nice ftpg. Th. Nast cartoon: "In search of gold". Fullpg Nast political cartoon: "Even Tammany Sachems Draw the Line Somewhere". Fullpg. has 6 'Scenes In Alaska' showing scenes in Sitka & Ft. Wrangle. Full page print: "General Grant, and Li Hung Chang, Chinese Grand Secretary of State and Viceroy of Chih-Li"... See More
January 31, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1880
Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Investigation Committee' shows a Black man in Kansas holding a bag reading: 'Exodus from the South'. Nearly halfpg: 'Whale Captured in the Harbor of Charleston, S.C.'. Illus. of 'The Late Frank Leslie'. Several illustrations of: 'Paris Under the Snow'. Another fullpg. Nast c... See More
February 28, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1880
Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Herald of Relief from America." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "General Grant in Cuba - The Visit to Havana." Full pg. illus. of "Washington Relics, Purchased by the United States Government from the Lewis Family." Dblpgctrfld. of "A Skating Party on the Schuylkill... See More
April 3, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1880
Front full pg. illus. of "The Explosion in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg - Scene in the Guard Room." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Preparing for Easter." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The 'Salvation Army'." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Rev. Robert L. Dashiell, D.D." Dblpgctrfld. containing many illus. pertaining t... See More
February 13, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1886 The front page features a full page illustration "That Garland Has Slipped - His Various Channels of Usefulness in Public Trust -- Are At An End!" by Thomas Nast. Within the issue is a full page illustration "The Chinese Highbinders in San Francisco" which is comprised of different illustrations. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: "A Sno... See More
July 3, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1886 Front page print: "In The Small Back Parlor Behind The Apothecary's Shop". Nice fullpg. Thomas Nast illus: "At His Post" shows President Cleveland. Dblpgctrfld: "Mount Vernon--The Room In Which George Washington Died". Nice fullpg: "A Pilgrimage To Mount Vernon" and another full page: "The Rhinoceros... See More
December 4, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1886
Front page print: "Edwin A. Abbey". 1/4 page print: "The Wreck of the 'Robert Wallace,' at Marquette, Michigan". 2/3 page Thomas Nast print: "Well May The 'Wild West' Ask, Is This The Civilized East?" showing several Indians. Dblpgctrfld: "The Funeral of Ex-President Arthur" showing 4 scenes.... See More
June 1, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, June 1, 1889 Very dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Bull-Fight In; Mexico' is by F. Remington. Lengthy article and six other illustrations by Remington on bull fighting. Good issue for Remington.
Complete in twenty pages.
November 23, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 23, 1889 Full ftpg: 'A Saturday Afternoon on Broadway at Madison Sq.' Dblpgctrfld: 'The First Thanksgiving' for the new baby. Halfpg: 'Chasing a Cripple' is a duck hunting scene.
Complete in twenty pages.
January 25, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 25, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 scenes of 'Artificial Ice Manufacture'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Drawing a Pot of Molten Glass from the Furnace'. Fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'A Day in a Tannery' Nice fullpg. by Remington: 'Canadian Backwoods Architecture' includes a tepee, ranch house, and 8 more types of buildings.
March 28, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 28, 1891 Full ftpg: 'The Killing of 6 of the Italians in the Parish Prison in New Orleans'. Halfpg: 'A Fox Drive in Tennessee'. Fullpg: 'The Empty Saddle'. Fullpg: 'Mass Meeting at the Clay Statue, New Orleans'. Nice fullpg: 'Sketches in Toledo, Ohio' includes 7 scenes & is displayable. Fullpage: 'Gathering Easter Lilies in ... See More
September 3, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 The full ftpg. is a nice print of: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland". Inside has a nice full page montage of prints by Frederic Remington: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London--The Cossacks & Guachos", including part of a poster which shows Buffalo Bill himself.
A nice full page "The Last Load" is by A.B. Frost; a full p... See More
January 7, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY Jan. 7, 1893 Full ftpg: "Rough Weather at Sea--Big Transatlantic Steamer on a Winter Voyage". Fullpg. with 11 sketches of those involved in: "The French Scandal". Nice fullpg. on laying the cornerstone of "The Cathedral of St. John the Divine". Fullpg. with 6 scenes of "The Amazonian Rubber Country"
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 6, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 6, 1894 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Japanese Occupation of Korea' which is comprised of four illustrations. Fullpg: 'The Japanese Rejoicing After the Battle of Yasan'. 1/3 pg "New York's Japanese Club". Fullpg. with 8 photos & illus. of: 'The U.S. Naval Observatory at Washington' & fullpg. with 4 illus. of: 'Asphalt Industry in... See More
November 24, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 24, 1894 Quaint, full ftpg: 'The Old Homestead Well'. Two fullpgs. of photos on: 'The War In Asia'. Over half of a dblpgctrfld. is taken up with: 'A Bird's-Eye View of Harvard University', being very displayable. Four photos on the re-building of Hinckley, Minnesota, previously destroyed by fire. Five photos on the 'Women at the Polls in De... See More
January 26, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 26, 1895 Front full pg. illus. of "The Launch of the New Lake Steamer 'North Land,' at Cleveland, Ohio, January 5, 1895." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Franxois Felix Faure." Full pg. illus. of "The Street-Car Strike in Brooklyn." Full pg. containing three illus. of "The War in the East - Shanghai and Its Defences." Ful... See More
March 9, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 9, 1895 Front full pg. illus. of "After the Matinee." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Countess De Castellane, Nee Gould" and "Count Boniface De Castellane." Two small portraits of "Hon. Matt W. Ransom" and "Hon. William L. Wilson." Full pg. illus. of "The Castellane-Gould Wedding Ceremony." Three small portr... See More
September 5, 1896
Harper's WEEKLY, September 5, 1896. Front full pg. illus. of "You Shall Not Press Down Upon the Brow of Labor This Crown." Insie is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Spanish Guerilla Force in Cuba." Full pg. illus of "Headquarters of the Free Silver Party at the Bartholdi Hotel, New York City - Mr. St. John Receiving a Delegation from the West and South." 1/2 pg. illus. of &... See More
May 8, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1897
Front full pg. illus. of "The Dedicaiton of the Grant Monument - The Parade Coming Up Riverside Drive." Inside are three full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The Dedication of the Grant Monument." Full pg. illus. of "The Greco-Turkish War - Places of Present Interest." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Dedication of the Grant Monume... See More
August 13, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1898
Two full pages with 13 photos of: "Santiago After the Surrender". Fullpg. with 3 prints of: "Hawaii Receives the News of Annexation". Nearly full page: "Off For Puerto Rico--Scenes at Newport News" includes 3 prints.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.... See More
June 3, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1899
Nice full ftpg. by Remington shows: "Gen. Henry Lawton, U.S.V." on horseback in Manila. There is a full page of photos on "Washington--The National Peace Jubilee on May 23, 24 and 25" and a full page on "The Philippines--At the Front During the Advance on Aguinaldo's Forces". There is a page with 4 prints of "Lif... See More
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