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September 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1871 The frontpage has the very famous Thomas Nast print: 'TOO THIN!' which is displayable. Inside is a fullpage illustration 'International Boat Race On Saratoga Lake' along with the an illustration of the "The Ward Brothers, Winners of the Saratoga International Regatta". A halfpage 'The Union Torpedo Explosion In Beekman... See More
October 7, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homeless children). Inside is a full pg. illus of "Design for a Proposed Monumental Fountain in the City Hall Park." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The cursaal, or Gambling House, Wiesbaden."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Interior of the Gambling House at Wiesbaden from Act... See More
November 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1871 Ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg". Halfpg: "Python Swallowing a Boa". Famous fullpg. Nast: "The Arrest of 'Boss' Tweed--Another Good Joke". The Supplement contains: "Making Wine in Medoc" and "Horse Market, 62nd Street, New York"
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
January 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872 The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".
Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More
June 7, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1873 (supplement not included - see note below)
The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Burial of Captain Hall' with an accompanying article and a map illustration of 'The North Polar Region' of his expedition. Nice full page with 3 illustrations on: 'The Bender Murders Near Cherryvale, Kansas'. Three illustrations on: ... See More
March 21, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 21, 1874 Great fullpg. Frenzeny & Tavernier illus: 'An Oasis Along the Track'. Halfpg: 'The Temperance Crusade in New York' fullpg: 'Sketches in Rag Pickers' Row' halfpg: 'Sport on the Plains' shows men shooting buffalo, & 'A Mormon Family Driving to Conference Meeting'
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1874 Fullpg. Th. Nast cartoon shows a black man "The Commandments in South Carolina". Nearly fullpg. with 2 illustrations, plus text: 'Brigham Young's Wives in the Great Mormon Tabernacle' & 'Mormon at the Communion Table'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Emigrants Leaving Queenstown for New York' at the dock. The fr... 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
November 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... See More
December 12, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 12, 1874 Great full ftpg: 'Slaughtered For The Hide' shows a cowboy having just skinned a buffalo. Fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Rising of the Dead'. Nice halfpg: 'Quarrying Stone for the New Mormon Temple'. Dbpgcrtfld "One Touch of Nature".
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 2, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full frontpage illustration is entitled "Alone with the Dying Year" shows a small child in a snow storm. Fullpage "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture". Fullpage Thomas Nast: "The Outs Alway... See More
January 30, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 30, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon, and yet another inside showing Grant. Nice fullpg: "Mormondon---A Fresh Supply of Wives--Going Out to the Settlements"
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 6, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,, Feb. 6, 1875 Ftpg. shows: 'Reading A Ukase in a Mormon Settlement', by Frenzeny & Tavernier.
Full doublepage centerfold is by Th. Nast. Several scenes: 'Christian Work in the Streets'. Complete in sixteen pages and includes a 4 page Supplement.
August 14, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 14, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The British Lion Loose in the House of Commons." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Off the scent." Full pg. illus. of "A Seltzer Water Cart-A Street Scene in Berlin, Prussia." Full pg. illus. of "Morning on the Moors." Full pg. illus. of "Up in the Crow's Nest-The Look-Out of... See More
September 15, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept 15, 1877 Nearly halfpg. illus. of: 'Brigham Young', with obituary. Two halfpg. scenes: 'Des Moines Rapids Canal--The Lock Above the Rapids' & 'Through the Veta Pass...', Denver & Rio Grand RR expansion.
October 6, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 6, 1877 Fullpg: 'The Twelve Apostles of the Mormon Church' shows all of them, including Joseph Smith & Brigham Young, Jr. Fullpg: 'Pres. Hayes at Louisville, Ky.' & 'The Boston Army & Navy Monument' shows four scenes of its dedication.
November 26, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Who Said Anything About Thanksgiving Dinner." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes and Incidents in the Cruise of the 'Alliance'." Full pg. illus. of "Done Brown, Sho's Yo' Bo'n!" Full pg. ill... See More
December 31, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Constancy is a Jewel." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Hell's Kitchen, New York." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. B. H. Brewster" and "Thomas C. Acton." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Escape of the Frigate 'Constitution' After Three Days' Chase By British Ships.&... 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
May 6, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1882 Front page print: "The 'Jeannette' In An Ice-Jam". Nice double page centerfold shows: "The Music Festival, 7th Regiment Armory". Halfpg: Nast political cartoon: "Cold Comfort", plus a back page Mormon-related Nast cartoon: "Burst the Other Day at Washington, D.C." plus much more.
Other news and advert... See More
April 7, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1883 Half of the ftpg. shows: 'On the Ocklawaha River, Florida'. Halfpg: 'The Mormon Reunion at Kirtland, Ohio' includes 'The Prophet Joseph Smith' & 'The Old Temple at Nauvoo'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes: 'Incidents of the Milk War'. Doublepage centerfold on breaking the ice on the Mississippi.
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November 1, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1884 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Blaine Tariff Fraud." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Day's Dishing on the Cholera Banks." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ha, Here Comes the Tissue! Open It, Somebody, and Shout it Out." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Dr. C. C. Graham, Centenarian, of Louisville, Kentucky" and &quo... See More
June 20, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1885 Front page print: "The Long Detaching Rings Again Writhed In Mid-Air, And Softly Descended As He Thundered Past". Fullpg. shows 3 scenes: "Sketches of Columbia College". Nice fullpg: "The Cavalry Drill at West Point". Nice fullpg. print by Thomas Nast: "There's 'Harmony' Even In Their Discord". H... See More
October 24, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1885 Front full pg. illus. of "The Dead Cardinal-Scene in Front of the Cathedral on Fifth Avenue." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. Joseph Benson Foraker, Governor Elect of Ohio," "Josh Billings, (Henry W. Shaw)," "Hon. J. L. M. Curry, Minister to Spain," and "Archbishop Corrigan." Full pg.... See More
January 9, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1886 Full front pg. Remington illus. of: "The Apache War-Indian Scouts on Geronimo's Trail."
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Rehearsing for the American Opera-A Scene from "Orpheus". 1/2 pg. illus. of "An Engagement in the Oyster War on the Chesapeake."
Doublepage centerfold of "New Year's Calls at th... See More
January 23, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1886 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Switcher Switched". Fullpg: "The New Toboggan Slide at Orange, New Jersey".
Doublepage centerfold is a very nice interior view of: "The House of Representatives". Two half page prints: "Excavating for the New Line of the Baltimore and Ohio" and "Transfe... See More
April 10, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1886 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "What's In A Name?". Fullpg. text & 2 illus: 'The Apache War' includes a nice illus. of 'Geronimo, The Renegade Chief Of the Chiracahua Apaches'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: Making Bessemer Steel at Pittsburgh'. A very good & uncommon Indian issue.
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October 30, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886 A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".
The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... See More
July 16, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1887 Nice full ftpg: "Art & Nature at the West End of Coney Island". Nice fullpg: "Boston Harbor and Its Islands". Very nice double page centerfold: "The Scene of the Reunion of Union & Confederate Veterans on the Field of Gettysburg". Halfpg: "Sketches From the Jubilee Yacht Race" plus much more.
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July 30, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1887 Nice fullpg: 'Views In & About Marblehead' shows 6 scenes. Very nice fullpg: 'Sketches In Utah' shows 9 scenes including 'Mormon Temple at Logan' & 'Tabernacle & New Temple at Salt Lake'. Fullpg: 'Wheat Harvest in Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pag... See More
August 6, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1887 Fullpg: 'The Completed Building of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, N.Y.' includes 9 scenes. Nice & displayable double page centerfold: 'Around Cape Ann', Mass. Small illus. of: 'The Late John Taylor, President of the Mormon Church'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.... See More
September 22, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1888 Full front pg. illus. of "To the Rescue" by W.A. Rogers. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Bar room Politics." Full pg. illus. of "Canoeing In the North Woods-A "Carry"."
Doublepage centerfold of "Re-Enforcements." Three large illus. of "Some Toilers of the Sea." Two small portraits o... See More
February 22, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 22, 1890 Halfpg. Remington print for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House'. Doublepage centerfold: 'The Sierra Nevada Snow Blockade'. Halfpg: 'New York's Blockaded Streets' & 'New Harvard Gates, As Designed & as Executed'.
Supplement has a great doublepage centerfold of: 'The City of St. Paul, Minnesota, ... See More
August 16, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 16, 1890 Full ftpg. shows people at: 'Bluff Point, Lake Champlain'. Nice & displayable fullpg. F. Remington print: 'Teaching a Mustang Pony to Pack Dead Game'.
Doublepage centerfold has 5 'Summer Night Scenes in N.Y.'.
November 1, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 1, 1890 Very nice full front page: 'Rail Shooting on the Delaware' shows 2 men in a boat, duck-hunting. Full page with 7 scenes of 'Americans on the Eiffel Tower'. Great full page beach scene: 'On the Beach at Trouville'.
January 17, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 17, 1891 Front full pg. illus. of "The Lick Monument, San Francisco." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "East Side Merchants of the Sidewalk." Full pg. illus. containing several portraits including "Captain George D. Wallace."
Doublepage centerfold of "Proposed Plans and Sites for the Chicago Columbian Exposition.&quo... See More
July 2, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1892 Full front page shows: 'Grover Cleveland, Democratic Candidate for President'. Full page: 'Sketches of the Democratic National Convention at Chicago'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Harvard-Yale Boat Race at New London' with another double page centerfold: 'Reception to the Army & Navy at the white House' and yet a... See More
April 8, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1893 Within are four scenes of: "Hunting Life in the Rockies", all in British Columbia with 3 showing Indians. Great fullpg: "A Week With the Mormons" has 8 prints including two of Mormon currency. Also a halfpg. photo of: "The New Mormon Temple at Salt Lake City, Utah".
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Rabbit-Shooting... See More
May 27, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Columbian Exposition--The Macmonnies Fountain in the Grand Court'. halfpg: 'A Memory Of The War' shows a cavalry scene. Fullpg: 'Columbian Expo.--The Obelisk & Entrance to the Stock Pavilion' & a doublepage centerfold on the Expo also. Very nice fullpg: 'Among The Chinese On The Pacific Coast'
Complete... 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
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
December 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 Certainly the print print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him.
Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage cen... See More
September 24, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1898 Great full front page photo of "Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, U.S.V." Prints inside include a full page with 4 prints: 'The Home-Coming of New York's Cavalry" and a full page with 2 prints: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico". The nice doublepage centerfold is: "The Dramatic Ending of the War in Pu... See More
October 8, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Under the Administration Arch." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Our Three Reconstructed Cruisers." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Warships Being Built for Russia by the Cramp Ship-Building Company." 1/2 pg. of portraits of "The Commission Appointed by President McKinley to Investigate Cond... See More
March 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Military Tournament, New York City - Exhibition Drill of Troop 'H,' 3D United States Cavalry." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "United States Troops at Gibraltar - Officers of the 3D U.S. Infantry and their Families from the Transport 'Sherman,' on their Way to the Philippines, Inspectin... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in Sout... See More
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