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December 19, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19,1857 Front half-page illustration of "General Sir Henry Havelock at the Head of His Staff." Inside two illustrations of dogs including "The Great American Dog, 'Prince' and 'Bill' the London Fire-Escape Dog." Two illustrations pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "The Tomb of Saint ... See More
January 9, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1858 The front page has a very nice and somewhat large illustration of Jefferson Davis, with the remainder of the front page being a lengthy biography of him. Nice item on him before he would be thrust into much greater prominence during the Civil War.
Text article entitled "The Rights and Wrongs of Filibusterism" which references William ... See More
January 23, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1858 The full front page illustration is entitled: 'In The Bitter Cold'. "Hon. Charles O'Conor" with an accompanying article. "The Great Massacre at Cawnpore" also features two illustrations; "The House in Which the Women and Children were Slaughtered at Cawnpore" and "The Arrest of the Missionaries by ... See More
February 20, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1858 Full front page illustration entitled: 'The Washington Monument at Richmond, Virginia'. Nice half page 'Ottawa City, the New Capital of Canada'. "The Old Lull House" article also features a 1/4 page illustration of the same. "Native Life In India" features three illustrations. A full page illustration 'T... See More
February 27, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1858 Nice front page illustration of: 'Hon. James Orr, of South Carolina, Speaker of the House'. 'Our Sleigh-Drive' includes 3 scenes. 'A Natural Castle in Pennsylvania' near the Delaware Water Gap. The American Horse-Tamer in England" also includes a 1/3 page illustration.
A full page illustration 'The Wedding of ... See More
April 10, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1858 The front page has a nice illustration of "Hon. Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia" including a biography of him. A text report entitled "The Settlement of the Mormon Affair. A full page: "A Masked Ball at the Academy of Music at Paris" along with an article "Busard and the Paris Masked Balls" which also fea... See More
May 1, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1858 The front page features "Hon. Galusha A.Grow, of Pennsylvania" also features a large illustration of him. A half page "Accident to the Bridge Over the St. John's River, New Brunswick, on 24th March Last". "The New English Traction Engine" is a half page illustration with accompanying article. "Marshal Pelissier... See More
May 22, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1858 The front page shows: "Hon. William H. English, of Indiana". A full page: "Coming Thru the Rye". Half page shows a train "Accident on the New York Central Railroad near Utica". "The Island of Perim, Red Sea" Full page. Winslow Homer print: "The Boston Common". "Cod-Fishing on the Newfound... See More
May 29, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1858 The front page shows: 'Hon. William M Gwin, of California'. 'Travel notes in Bible Lands' features 'Plain and Ruins of Sardis'. 'The Great Bell Crevasse' just above New Orleans shows 3 scenes. Nice full page illustrations of 'Battle of the Waxhaws, May 29, 1780' and 'The Storming of Ft. George, May ... See More
June 5, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1858 The front page features: 'Hon. William Bigler, of Pennsylvania.' A single page features two illustrations 'The Temptation' and 'Smiling Morn'. Large illustration of: "The 'Big Tree' in Calaveras County, California.' Two full page illustrations entitled 'A Picnic By Land' and 'A Picnic by Wa... See More
June 19, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1858 A nice front page illustration of: 'Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott' with a biography of him. A text article: "The End of the Mormon War". Two full page illustrations entitled 'Fashionable Promenades of Europe - Rotten Row, Hyde Park, London' and 'Longchamps, Champs Elysees, Paris'. "Monument to Col. Wm. Wa... See More
July 17, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1858 A front page illustration and article 'Rev. Henry Ward Beecher'. An article "The Boat and The Train" features two half page illustrations: 'Going On Board' and 'Waiting for the Train'. 'The Late Eruption of Vesuvius' features a half page illustration of the same plus a smaller illustration "A Crater i... See More
July 31, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1858 The front page features a half page illustration of "The Lynching of William Barker at Lexington, Kentucky" with accompanying article. A half page illustration of "The Late General John A. Quitman" accompanies the article on him. Also, two half page illustrations of "The Erie Railroad Accident - The Cars Going Off th... See More
August 7, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1858 Large front page illustration of "The Late Rev. Jabez Bunting, D.D." "The Massacre of Christians at Djidda" is a half-page illustration with accompany text. A full page illustration "Cremorne Gardens, London". Many illustrations pertaining to "A Trip to the Fishing Banks." Small illustration of "John S... See More
August 14, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1858 The front page features an article and half page illustration of "The Atlantic Telegraph" (England, United States). Inside half page map of "The Gulf of Petielle." Also two illustrations of boats including "The Pei-Ho Forts" and "Victoria, Vancouver's Island." The Great Cricket Match at Hoboken" i... See More
October 23, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1858 The front page illustration: 'A Target Excursion in Broadway' with an accompanying article. An article entitled "The Winans Steamer" also includes two full pages and 6 illustrations of 'The Winans Steamship'. Full page: 'An Elephant Steeple-Chase at Rangoon, Burmah'.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as ... See More
December 11, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1858 The front page features a very nice illustration 'The Overland Mail Starting from San Francisco for the East' shows the Butterfield Overland, plus text. Inside is a text article "Gold Digging" with the latest accounts from Frazer's River. An article on "Views in Japan" features two half page illustrations 'G... See More
January 22, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated January 22, 1859 Front 1/2 page illustration of "Shipwrecked Sailors of the 'Margaret Tyson' on the Ship's House." A text article "Is Charles Dickens Coming to This Country?" Inside includes many illustration pertaining to "The Loss of the Steamer 'C. Vanderbilt'" including "The Passengers in the... See More
April 2, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1859 Ftpg: 'The Terrible Railway Accident in Canada', near Hamilton, Ontario (also known as the Great Western Desjardins Canal train disaster). Two nearly halfpg. illus. by Winslow Homer: 'March Winds' & 'April Showers'. 'Map of the Route to Pike's Peak'. Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements are within... See More
May 7, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1859 Includes the story "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens beginning on the first page. The front page also includes a small illustration of "The Figures of a Horse and Rider Came Slowly Through the Eddying Mist." Inside includes nine small illustrations pertaining to "Ye Pictorial Historie of Abner Howe's Journ... See More
June 18, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1859 Two front 1/4 page illustrations of "General Garibaldi" and "Garibaldi's Chasseurs of the Alps." are featured on the front page. Inside pertaining to "The War in Europe" including "The French Army Marching Through a Sardinian Fortified Place Toward the Austrian Lines" and "The Emperor of Austria and His G... See More
July 16, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1859 The front page of features a half page: "Scene on the Morning After the late Terrible Accident on the Michigan Southern Railroad" and a 1/4 page illustration "Marshal Macmahon". Inside includes a full page: "The War in Italy - the Emperor Napoleon at the Battle of Magenta" and a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: &q... See More
March 24, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 24, 1860 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Reading the Parable of the Prodigal Son the Deaf Mutes at Their Church in Eighteenth Street, New York, March 11, 1860." Inside: 1/2 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert Toombs, of Georgia." Two large illus. pertaining to "The War in Morocco" including "Moorish Life-On the Balcony" and "Moorish Life-In D... See More
June 30, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, June 30, 1860 There is a fullpg: "Departure of Garibaldi & His Followers from Genoa". A decorative dblpgctrfld: "Ball Given by the City of New York to the Japanese Embassy". One-third pg has: "The Royal Palace at Palermo".
Complete in 16 pages.
May 18, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1861 The front page shows: "The 'Lady Davis', Two Guns, Captain Enger, Ship of War of the Southern Confederacy" and "Rhode Island Artillery Landing from the Steamer 'Bienville' at Washington Arsenal...".
Inside has several full page prints including: "Colonel Ellsworth's New York Fire Zouaves", "Co... See More
October 19, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1861 Front page has "The Rebel Ex-Governor Jackson, of Missouri, Addressing Colonel Mulligan's Troops After the Surrender at Lexington" as well as prints of: "Colonel Mulligan" and "Lieutenant Russell, U.S.N., Who Burned the 'Judith' at Pensacola".
Prints inside include: "Cannonading on the Outposts of... See More
February 15, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1862 Full front page illustration shows: "The 'Nashville' and 'Tuscarora' at Southampton, England." Inside has a half pg: "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Merrimac,' and Sloop of War 'Germantown,' Off Craney Island"; half pg: "The Union Battery at Newport News"; full with four smaller illustratio... See More
February 6, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 The full front page is a Thomas Nast print: "Thanks To Grant" showing Liberty pinning a medal on him. The doublepage centerfold is a desired Winslow Homer print titled: "Halt Of A Wagon Train" showing soldiers around a camp fire.
Other prints within include: "The Stag Dance" "A Veteran On Furlough" "A S... 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
August 26, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1865 The most notable prints would be the two full page prints by noted artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Our Watering Places--The Empty Sleeve at Newport" showing a Civil War veteran with one arm missing, and: "Our Watering Places--Horse Racing at Saratoga".
Other prints in this issue include: "George N. Sanders" "Co... See More
August 3, 1867
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 3, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illus: 'Sioux Indians Attempting to Stampede Gen. Custer's Horses' with a view of Custer. Halfpg: 'Colored Emigrants Seeking Homes in the North'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
November 30, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1867 The front page has a print: " 'The Soldier's Friend' - An Incident in General Grant's Life" with a related article. Other prints within include a nice portrait of: "Charles Dickens"; "Wood-Sawyers' Tournament at Lafayette, Indiana" "The Floods in the West Indies--Inundation of the Island of To... See More
December 7, 1867
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 7, 1867 Five views of scenes on the Central Pacific R.R. Two illustrations 'Illicit Distillation of Liquors' in the South. Nice halfpg: 'Charles Dickens as He Appears When Reading' shows him on stage. 'Fullpg: 'Elephant Hunting in Africa'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 25, 1868
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1868
The frontpage shows: 'Effect of the Tidal Wave at St. Thomas, West Indies'. Nice fullpage Winslow Homer print: 'Winter - A Skating Scene'. Doublepage centerfold with 10 scenes: 'Among the Wrecker of the New Jersey Coast' (Barnegat Light-House). 1/4 page portraits of 'James Payne, Third President of Liberia' and '... See More
October 3, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1868 The front page of the issue features a halfpage illustration "Prize Animals at the New Hampshire Fair, September 15-19, 1868". A halfpage illustration "Patrick J. Whelan, Condemned for the Murder of T. D'Arcy M'Gee" features an accompanying article. A halfpage illustration "The Dead Soldier and His Faithful Dog&q... See More
April 17, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1869 The frontpage of the issue features an article on James Harper and features a large illustration of him. Halfpage 'Cuban Ladies in Council, New York City' and 'Carrying the President's Children to School' shows the White House in the background. A halfpage illustrations of 'Stable of the White House' and "'Reb' ... See More
July 10, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1869 The front full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarterpage illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A halfpage illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens... See More
August 14, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1869 The front page features a halfpage illustration of "The New Mercantile Library Building, Philadelphia." Also, two small illustrations of the "Medal Presented to Midshipman T. B. M. Mason by the Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York." Inside is a nearly full page illustration is of "Henry Wadsworth Longfellow," th... See More
October 9, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1869 The full front page illustration is of "The Thorn in the Foot" which is very displayable. Inside are three one-third page illustrations pertaining to "Shippan Point" including "View of Shippan Point, Opposite Stamford, Connecticut," "...Johnson and Miller's Auction Sale, September 21, 1869," and "... See More
October 23, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1869 The frontpage of the issues shows: 'Types of the Cuban Patriot Soldiers' and 'Lord and Lady Byron'. A nice fullpage of the 'Excavating for the Foundation of the New York City Post Office Building'. "Captain Hall's Arctic Expedition" also has a one-quarter page illustration 'Capt. C.F. Hall and His Esquimaux I... See More
November 6, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 The frontpage of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls Dam, Minnesota' along with illustrations of 'Gov. J.W. Geary, of Pennsylvania' and "Gov. R. B. Hayes, of Ohio'. A nearly halfpage is of the 'New Fish Market, New York City'. Articles of "Hon. John R. Brady" and "Pres. Elio... See More
December 4, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1869 The frontpage of the issue shows: 'The Cuban Insurgents Burning Plantations' and 'Senor Miguel Aldama, President of the Cuban Junta'. "The Presbyterian Union at Pittsburg" article also features four illustrations. A fullpage with four illustrations and text on the curious 'Cardiff Giant' who was 10 ft., 2 in. t... See More
December 11, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1869 The front page is "The New York Young Men's Christian Association" and features three illustrations. A full page shows a traffic "Jam at the Ferry Gate" in New York. The doublepage centerfold is a great: "The Ecumenical Council - View of the Church of St. Peter's Rome, Where the Council is to be Hel... See More
January 29, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1870 The front page features a full page illustration of "A Father's Advise." Inside are five small illustrations pertaining to "The Grand Procession" from "A Negro Holiday in Havana". Also, a 1/4 page illustration of "M. Emile Ollivier." A 1/2 page illustration of "A Group of Thugs (India)." Inc... See More
April 1, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Apr. 1, 1871 Dblpgctrfld: 'Queen Victoria & the Princess Louise--Sketch in the House of Lords at the Opening of Parliament'. 'Street Acrobats' 'American members of the Joint High Commission'
July 8, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, dated July 8, 1871 The frontpage of the issue features a nice fullpage entitled "The Glorious Fourth - Sending Up the Fire Balloon". Inside the issue is an article "Corea" (Korea) which includes 3 scenes: "The U.S. Naval and Diplomatic Expedition to Corea"; "The Corean Sailors Rescued from a Sinking Junk" and "T... See More
August 5, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 5, 1871 Ftpg. poem: 'Kit Carson's Ride'. Nearly fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon includes Boss Tweed. Nice fullpg: 'Buffalo Bulls Protecting a Herd From Wolves'. Fullpg. with 3 scenes: 'Payment of Indian Annuities' 'Birch-Bark Indian Wigwams' 'Indians Making Birch-Bark Canoes'
February 3, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 3, 1872. Front 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Rev. Father Stack." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing five portraits of "The Geneva Conference - The American Arbitrator and Counsel." 1/3 pg. portrait of "The Rev. T. De Witt Talmage." Two full pg. illus. of "Grand Central Depot, New York" including both an "Interior" and &quo... See More
March 2, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, March 2, 1872 Two front 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler" and "Miss Sarah F. Smiley, the Quakeress Preacher." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The British Exlipse Expedition in India-Incident at Bakul." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Entrance to the Ancient Jewish Catacombs at Rome." Small portrait of "Pa-Ha-Uzah-Tonka at the Age... See More
March 9, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, March 9, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Mephistopheles at Work for Destruction." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Fruit Carriers Going to Jerusalem." Full pg. illus. of "A Broadway Scene in a February Thaw." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Catacomb of St. Thraso and St. Saturninus." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Arcosolium in the Catacomb of St. Calixt... See More
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