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August 1, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1885
Full ftpg: 'General Grant's Last Message' is quite somber, as he was near death. Halfpg: 'Dr. Ferran Inoculating for Cholera in Spain' Displayable fullpg. cowboy print: 'On A Hot Trail' shows cowboys on the hunt for Cheyennes. Fullpg: 'Death of Grant' shows him on his deathbed. Fullpg: 'On the Roof of a Teneme... See More
October 3, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1885 The front page features a fullpage illustration "Hon. Ira Davenport, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York". Inside is a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Holding Him Up To Ridicule'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Summer Resorts in Virginia' includes Natural Bridge & White Sulphur. Fullpg: 'Indian Warfare--Th... See More
October 2, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1886
One-third of a page shows: "The Hostile Apaches--The Captors and the Captured" shows Geronimo and Natchez, plus another one-third pg. illus. of the soldiers who captured them. Fullpg. print: "A Night Scene at the St. Louis Exposition". Another full page print: "The 'Tub Parade' at Lenox, Massachusetts". 3/4 pag... See More
October 9, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1886
The full front page is a print by famed Western artist Frederic Remington, titled: "In From The Night Herd" (see). Other prints inside include a nice full page: "Over The Rocky Mountains on the Northern Pacific Railroad" by Charles Graham; a double page centerfold: "The New York Riding Club"; another smaller Remi... 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
March 12, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1887
Full ftpg: 'Henry Ward Beecher'. Fullpg: 'The Everglades of Florida' shows 5 scenes, including 1 of Lake Okeechobee. 3/4 pg: 'Pushing Thru the Everglades'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'After The Blizzard' shows a dead family snowbound in their wagon. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the U.S. Senate'.
Other news and advertise... See More
April 9, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1887
Very nice full ftpg: "The Yellowstone In Winter--A Surprise" shows skiers coming upon a heard of elk. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Winter Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" shows 8 scenes including 1 of "Old Faithful Geyser Going Off". Halfpg: "Catching Herring". Full page print by W.A. Rogers: "Uncle Sam'... See More
November 26, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1887
Full front page illustration by Frederic Remington: College Players At Foot-Ball---A Tackle And Ball-Down. Inside has a related report: The College Game Of Football. Also a report: Base-Ball In San Francisco and an illustration: A Base-Ball Game On The Haight Street Grounds, San Francisco.
Full page "Hunting Wild Hogs in Arkansa... See More
May 26, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1888
Front page print: "General Russell A. Alger, Of Michigan". Full page print: "The Islands of the Venetian Lagoon" shows 5 scenes. Two full page prints: "The New Armored Cruiser 'Maine'" and "Will He Enlist?" Very nice halfpg. illus. by Frederic Remington: "An Ox Train In The Mountains". Fullpg. ... See More
July 28, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888 The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup.
There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town & Country in Hondu... See More
August 25, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1888
Full ftpg: "The March Out of the Battalion of Fort Columbus, Governor's Island". Fullpg: "Reminiscences of a Ramble Through the Chinese Quarter of New York". Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Tourists Crossing a Norwegian Glacier'. Over one-third pg. by Remington: 'A Fur Train from the Far North'. Halfpg: 'Hammocks on t... See More
November 10, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 10, 1888
Several: 'Sketches in the 'Back' Country, Australia. Halfpg: Cane Sugar Culture in Hawaii'. Fullpg. showing a Black family: 'Hoe-Cake & Clabber'. Halfpg: 'The Product of a Day's Sport Near Webster, Dakota' showing hunters with hundreds of geese & ducks. Fullpg: 'The Ardor & Joy of a Game at Foot... See More
January 19, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1889 The front cover contains an illustration entitled "Americans in Paris - the the Flower Market at the Madeleine". Within the issue is a full page "The New Club-House of the Players"; a double-page centerfold shows destruction by tornadoes at Pittsburgh, Reading, Brooklyn and Niagara. A half-page: 'Birds-eye view of ... See More
April 6, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific doublepage centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham... See More
June 22, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Monument to Pres. Arthur'. Fullpg: 'Sketches From the Paris Exposition'. Halfpg: 'The Great American Cricketers', in uniform. Dblpgctrfld. shows 8 scenes of the 'Great Flood' in Central Pennsylvania. Nice & nearly fullpg. print of a yacht. Nice fullpg: 'The Great Fire at Seattle' s... See More
July 13, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, July 13, 1889 Nice fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Trolling for Blue-Fish in Fire Island Inlet'. Great fullpg. view of: 'City of Durango, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'Delegated to Break the News--In the Mining Regions' of a husband's death.
Complete in twenty pages.
October 19, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 19, 1889 Fullpg. illus. shows: 'Adm. Porter in 1865'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Richmond County Hunt & Ball' has 4 scenes. Fullpg: 'Recent Additions to the Commercial Architecture of Phila.' has 8 scenes. Fullpg. Remington: 'Mexican Miners at Work--Drilling' plus 4 smaller Remington prints.
Complete in twenty pages.
December 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 14, 1889 Nice halfpg. shows: 'The Late Jefferson Davis' and a halfpg. of: 'Jefferson Davis' House at Beauvoir, Miss.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Sketches Along the Line of the New Croton Aqueduct'. Fullpg: 'Sketches of a Transatlantic Voyage'.
Complete in twenty pages.
January 11, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 11, 1890 Two nice halfpg. scenes of: 'Oystering On the Chesapeake--Working the Beds Off Annapolis' & 'Raking in Shallow Water'. Nice Frederic Remington dblpgctrfld: 'Hunting the Caribou--'Shoot! Shoot!' plus another Remington print showing soldiers in a gunfight.
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.
February 22, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Feb. 22, 1890 Halfpg. Remington print for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House'. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Sierra Nevada Snow Blockade'. Halfpg: 'New York's Blockaded Streets' & 'New Harvard Gates, As Designed & as Executed'. Supplement has a great dblpgctrfld of: 'The City of St. Paul, Minnesota, & some of its Public Buildings'.
March 1, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 1, 1890 Nice full ftpg: 'Making a Landing By Search Light on the Mississppi' Halfpg. Remington print for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House' fullpg. of six scenes: 'Native Life of New Guinea' nice fullpg: 'Great Meeting of Amateur Athletes Under the Auspices of the Boston Athletic Club'
March 8, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1890 Nice full ftpg 'The Opening of the Sioux Reservation--Newly Arrived Settlers in the Territory'. F. Remington illus. for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House'. Halfpg: 'A Match Game in the Court of the N.Y. Racket Club' shows racketball. Halfpg: 'A Game of Baseball in the 13th Reg. Armory, Brooklyn' is a very nice indoor bas... See More
March 15, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1890 The full front page is a nice winter-themed print: "Sleighing in Central Park During the Brief Winter Spell".
Prints inside include a half page: "A Runaway on the Brooklyn Side of the East River Bridge", plus a halfpg. of Aztecs by Frederic Remington which accompanies a fictional story. The doublepage centerfold is: "Aft... See More
March 22, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 22, 1890 Full ftpg: 'The Mississippi Floods--Night scenes in the Arkansas Bottoms' is dramatic. Halfpg. with 2 prints: 'Two Distinguished Cavalry Officers' are both by Remington. Also halfpg. Remington: 'The Aztec Treasure House' is for a fictitious story. Dblpgctrfld: 'Sketches On a Journey to California in the Overland Train' shows some n... See More
May 10, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, May 10, 1890 Halfpg: 'The Hudson Suspension Bridge in Course of Construction near Peekskill, N.Y.'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Target Practice with the U.S. Squadron of Evolution Near Corfu'. Fullpg: 'The Pavilion, Jackson Park, Chicago'.
June 7, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 7, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "Ontario's Seven Foot Jump." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "John Eliot, the Puritan Missionary, Preaching the Gospel to the Indians." Full pg. illus. of "Ninth Street, Kansas City, Looking West from Walnut Street." Dblpgctrfld. of "Indian 'Tablet Dance' at Santo Domingo, New Mexico." 1/2 ... See More
July 5, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, July 5, 1890 Fullpg: 'Harvey's Ranch, the highest in America'. Fullpg. illus. of Gen. Schofield. Fullpg. Remington prints of Navajo Indians.
August 9, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 9, 1890 Displayable full ftpg: 'Watching the Tide Come in at Atlantic City'. Fullpg. showing: 'Three New Buildings for Brooklyn'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'In Camp at Mt. Gretna, Penna' shows 6 scenes. Displayable fullpg. by Remington: 'Questionable Companionship' includes an Indian.
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'. Dblpgctrfld. has 5 'Summer Night Scenes in N.Y.'.
September 20, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1890
Features a very nice full front page print: "Salmon Fishing on the Frazer River, British Columbia" by Charles Graham. Inside page prints include a full page: "Golden Gate Park, San Francisco" also drawn by C. Graham; a full page of: "The Gymnasium of the Central Turn Verein, New York", a smaller print of... See More
September 27, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 27, 1890
Front full pg. illus. of "The Drive at Lake harriet, Minneapolis." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Mexican Major." Tow 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. Francis E. Warren, Governor-elect of Wyoming" and "Frederick Law Olmsted, Landscape Architect." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Surface Cut at the Morris Iron Mine At R... See More
December 6, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 6, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "No Frost Within." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Chasing a Major General." Full pg. illus. of "Concentrating Troops on the Northern Indian Agencies." Dblpgctrfld. of "Lighting the Yule Log." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late August Belmont, of New York," "The Late Benjamin P. ... See More
February 14, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1891 Great full front page illustration of: "A New York Rabbi" which as a related article inside. Full page: "The Tournament of Roses at Pasadena, California" which began in 1890 is comprised of six illustrations.. "Coal-Mining in Chili" is a full page comprised of five illustrations. Full page illustrations: &qu... See More
July 11, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY July 11, 1891. Front full pg. illus. of "Returning from the Country - Crossing the North River." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Belated Passenger." Dblpgctrfld. of "A Fifth Avenue Bus." Full pg. illus. of "On the Roll of Honor." Full pg. of portraits of "The Rebellion in Chili." Several illus. of "Wild Animals Under Trea... See More
October 10, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, October 10, 1891 Full front page shows: 'A Reception at the Progress Club, New York'. Half page: 'Improvements of Delaware River at Phila.' is a nice view. Story with 2 Remington prints. Full page: 'The Government Rainfall Experiments in Texas' shows 5 scenes. Over two full pages of text & illustrations on: 'The Jews of New York City'.
Comp... See More
October 17, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, October 17, 1891 Full front page: 'Newfoundland Cod-Fishery'. Half page shows the Stewart Estate in Bordentown, N.J.' Two more full pages with 4 nice illus. on: 'Newfoundland Cod-Fishery'. Full page: 'The Veiled Prophet Pageant at St. Louis' has 4 scenes. Five Remington prints, most showing cowboys. Full page: 'Unveiling of the Grant Monument at... See More
November 7, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 7, 1891. Front full pg. illus. of "The Brains of the Ship - Inside the Conning Tower of a Modern War Vessel in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Weehawken, New Jersey, Elevators the Largest in the World." Full pg. illus. of "Fishermen Landing in the Surf at Seabright, New Jersey." Four pages of illus. pertaining to "Homes f... See More
November 21, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, November 21, 1891 Full front page: 'Sketches at the Horse Show--Entrance of Saddle Horses'. Half page: 'The Washington Arch, Washington Square., N.Y. City'. Nice full page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago'. Full page of the 'Harvard Football Team' & 'The Yale Football Team'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 12, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, New York, dated December 12, 1891. The front of this issues features a full illustration entitled "The Attempted Assassination of Mr. Russell Sage." Inside is a full page illustration of "In and Around the 'Arcade' Building Immediately After the Explosion." Full page illustration of "The Christening of the United States Cruiser &... See More
January 2, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 2, 1892. Front full pg. portrait of "Anthony Joseph Drexel." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industries." Seven large illus. of "Sketches at the 'Circus of Troop A'." Double page center fold of "Careful Now! Careful!" Full pg. illus. of "Father Knickerbocker's Reveries at the ... See More
January 30, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, January 30, 1892 Half page: 'Design for the Carnegie Library at Pittsburg, Pa.' Full page: 'At the Brooklyn Navy Yard'. Great double page centerfold: 'Some of the Ships of the U.S. Navy' is displayable. Nice Remington full page: 'Garza Revolutionists in the Texas Chaparral'
March 5, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, March 5, 1892 Full front page: 'The Elevated Railroad Bridge at Chatham Square'. Nice full page Remington print: 'U.S. Cavalry Hunting for Garza on the Rio Grande'. This issue also includes a small photo of the Alamo in an article: 'From San Antonio to Corpus Christi'. Various scenes in Paris.
April 2, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, Apr. 2, 1892 Full front page shows sailors: 'Loading an 8 inch Gun'. Full page: 'Faust at the Metropolitan Opera House, N.Y. City' Most of a pg. shows: 'The Late Walt Whitman'. Half of a centerfold shows: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--The Grand Court' & nearly half page: 'Caribou in Northern Maine' Full page: 'A New York Pool R... 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 Nat. Convention at Chicago'. Double page 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 another ... See More
July 9, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1892
Full front page: 'The Madison Square Roof Garden' during a party. Nice half page: 'Trolling for Blue-fish Off Fire Island, New York'. Nice full page by Remington: 'An Appeal for Justice' shows soldiers & Indians. Full page: 'On Connecticut Ave., Washington'. Five prints of: 'Trees of the American Desert' ... See More
July 23, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1892
Front full page illustration of "Mr. Cleveland Goes Fishing." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of "Gray Gables, Mr. Cleveland's Summer Home." Full page with two illustrations of "The Homestead Riots." Two pages of illustrations pertaining to "Ship-Building on the Great Lakes." Full page of illustrati... See More
July 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1892 Front full page illustration of "Close Quarters." Inside is a full page illustration of "A Delegation from the Southwest Visiting Washington." Full page illustration of "The Caeur D'Alene Mining Troubles." Double page centerfold of "The Cleveland and Stevenson Notification Meeting at Madison Square Garden, Ne... See More
August 6, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1892
Nice & dramatic full front page: 'A New York Water-tower in Action' showing how they fought high-rise fires, and includes a steam pumper. Half page: 'Cod-fishing on the Grand Banks'. Full page: 'Columbian Exposition--Manufactures & Liberal Arts Building' 'Full page: 'The Capitals of the World--Athens'... See More
August 13, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1892
Front page shows a man and woman on the beach: 'A Lazy Companion'. Full page has 2 scenes of 'The Sault Ste. Marie Canal'. Article: 'Tommy Atkins in the American Army' includes 4 military prints by F. Remington. Full page: 'The N.Y. Yacht Club Fleet at New London' and a full page with 8 photos of the 'Annua... See More
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