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May 10, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Bulldozer' shows the Democratic tiger. Nice fullpg: 'View from Ft. Hamilton, New York Harbor--the Sunset Gun' is displayable. Another Nast cartoon shows "The Democratic Dilemma" and a full page print: "The Good Old Times".
Other news and advertisements of the day are inclu... See More
August 9, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Halfpg: 'A Little Black Tea At Blackville'. Fullpg: 'The New Iron Pier At West Brighton Beach, Coney Island'. Halfpg: 'Four Celebrated Setters' (dogs). There are two 2/3 page prints: "Among the Tenement-Houses During the Heated Term--Just Before Daybreak" and "A Narrow Way in Cairo&q... See More
April 17, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Don't." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Valley of Mexico form Chapultepec." 1/3 pg. portrait of "General James Watson Webb."
Doublepage centerfold of "English Church Architecture - Worcester Cathedral." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Die is Cast - Caesar and ... See More
August 14, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The 'Harmonious Tribe' in Ambush". Great fullpg: "The New Summer Resort at Long Beach".
Halfpg. print: "Parade-Day" shows Blacks, with one man in a band uniform. Full page print: "Going to the Spring". A full page Nast cartoon: "General Inspection" plu... See More
February 5, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Oh, The Degradation of It." Inside is a 1/2 pg. Nast illus. of "Our Refunding Will Astonish the World - When We Launch Our New Bonds." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The New Senate of the United States."
Doublepage centerfold of "Fourteenth Exhibition of the American Society of Pain... See More
June 25, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1881 Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "A Falling Off - Of Bosses." Half-page illustration of "Convention of Cotton Planters, Memphis, Tennessee." Half-page illustration of "The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Louis, Missouri." Full page illustration of "The Veteran's Room, Seventh Regiment Armory." Half-p... See More
July 8, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1881 As noted at the very top of the ftpg., this is a rare "SPECIAL EDITION" of this famous title, devoted to the assassination of President James Garfield.
The full front page is a portrait of "The Tragedy at Washington - The Assassin Charles Jules Guiteau." Inside is a full pg. print captioned: "The Assassin Firing the Second... See More
July 30, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1881 Decorative full ftpg: 'A Regatta--Rounding the Lightship' showing a yacht race. Full page Nast print: "Carrying the War into Africa." Full page with 5 prints of: "The Voyage of the 'Eira'". Double page centerfold shows: "A Sultry Day"Fullpg. with 3 scenes of: 'What the New Juvenile Laws are Intende... 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
June 3, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1882 Front full pg. illus. of "Caught in the Ice Fields of the North Atlantic." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dead Stowaway." Several small portraits of "The Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church South." Two full pg. illus. of "Never Too Late to Mend" and "Decoration Day in New York." Full pg. N... See More
November 11, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1882 The front page of the issue is comprised of a nice fullpage illustration 'A Fire at a New York Dock -- The River Fire Brigade at Work' which is a good view of a fire boat fighting a ship fire. Inside the issue is a three-quarter page 'The Burning of the Park Theatre'. The doublepage centerfold is of 'The New York Pension Ag... See More
April 14, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1883 Full ftpg. shows "Peter Cooper" the American industrialist, inventor, philanthropist, and candidate for President of the United States. A biography of him is on pg. 2.
Prints incise include: "House in Which Jefferson Wrote the Declaration of Independence...Philadelphia" "Sketches from the New York National Academy of Des... See More
December 20, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1884 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great two page spread with two prints by noted artist Thomas Nast. One is captioned: "Hello! Santa Claus!" showing a girl on the telephone, and the other is: "Hello! Little One!" showing Santa Claus on the phone as well. This is the classic portly, jolly image of Santa (Nast ... See More
February 14, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1885 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Jonas Grappitt's Valentine." Inside are two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Yseult Dudley" and "Chinese Gordon, The Defender of Khartoom."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Siege of the Loves - Capitulation Imminent." Full pg. illus. of "The New York Athletic Club, ... See More
March 21, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1885 Full ftpg. view of 'Edwin Booth'. Nice fullpg: 'Ice Gorges In the Delaware' & 'Camp Fire Stories' & 'Odds & Ends at Albany--Notes from an Artist's Sketchbook'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
June 6, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1885 Front page print: "Cruelty" by Thomas Nast. Nice fullpg: "Pedestal for Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island". Fullpg. on view of "Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, Long Island". Fullpg: "The Homes & Tombs of Jefferson & Madison". Full page print: "The 'City of Ber... See More
August 8, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1885 Full ftpg: 'The Children's Wreath' shows Grant on his deathbed. 3/4 pg: 'Salmon Fishing in Canada'.
Doublepage centerfold has 12 scenes re. 'Metropolis in Mourning' for Grant's death. 3/4 pg: 'Gen. Grant's Death--The News in the Far West' & fullpg: 'Grant's Tomb, Looking North'.
Other ... See More
September 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1887 Perhaps the best print in this issue is the full front page captioned: "Burning the Range" by famed Western artist Frederic Remington.
But there are many other prints within this issue including a full page with 9 vignettes of: "Sketches In Amsterdam"; a halfpg: "The Minneapolis Exposition Building by Night"; sm... See More
October 8, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1887 Full ftpg: 'The Presidential Tour' shows Pres. Cleveland & wife in their private railroad car. Nice fullpg: 'The Grand Army Celebration at St. Louis'. Two fullpg. prints of yachts in the America's Cup race. Fullpg: 'Sketches of the New York Quarantine Establishment' includes 16 scenes.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
April 14, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1888 Nice full ftpg. illus: "General Benjamin Harrison, of Indiana". Full page print: "A 'Proclaimed Meeting' Held in Boats in the West of Ireland". Nice doublepage centerfold: "U.S. Artillery School at Fortress Monroe" shows 13 scenes. Great fullpg: "Cimarron, Colorado" shows 6 scenes, 1 of a Cimarron c... See More
May 19, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1888 Fullpg: 'Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee'. Nice fullpg: 'The Centennial of the Organization of the Presbyterian Church of the U.S.' "Lester Wallack and His Most celebrated Impersonations" is a full page with 9 prints of him in various costumes.
Another full page shows: "The Floods... See More
June 30, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1888 Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "General Benjamin Harrison, Nominee of the Republican National Convention for President". Great fullpg. scene of the Republican National Convention in session at Chicago. Full page print by W.A. Rogers: "Broken Loose". Full page: "Some Scenes, Incidents, and Personages of the Chicago Convention&q... See More
January 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1889 Most of the ftpg: 'Farmer Stebbins at the Bat' is a comic scene of an older man playing baseball. Fullpg: 'The National Museum at Washington' 'London Street Characters'. Fullpg. by Remington: 'Auction Sale of Blooded Stock' of horses. Fullpg: 'Mounted Pistol Practice in the U.S. Cavalry'
Complete in twenty pages.... See More
March 2, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1889 Nice doublepage centerfold: 'A Court-Martial In the Field' nice fullpg. illus: 'Horse Raising In the Northwest' is by Frederic Remington. A dramatic full ftpg. illus. is a scene from the Civil War.
Complete in twenty pages.
March 9, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1889 (excludes supplement) Full ftpg: 'The Arrival of Troops--A Scene on Penna. Ave. Before Inauguration Day.' Very nice doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches in Washington Before the Inauguration' shows 10 scenes, including: 'The Arrival of the President Elect at the Arlington' [President William Henry Harrison]. Fullpg: 'The Gr... See More
March 16, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 16, 1889 (with 5 panel Supplement) Full ftpg. shows: "President Harrison Taking the Oath of Office". Two fullpgs. showing: "The Members of President Harrison's Cabinet" and a nice doublepage centerfold showing: "The Inauguration Ball". The price shown also includes the 5 panel Supplement: "The Inauguration Of President Ha... See More
March 23, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 23, 1889 Front 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to the front pg. story "A Hazard of New Fortunes." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Houses of the New York and the Manhattan Athletic Clubs." 1/3 pg. portrait of "General Stewart Van Vliet." Four small portraits of "Albert G. Porter, of Indiana, United States Minister to Italy," "Thomas W... See More
March 30, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 30, 1889 This issue features the dblpgctrfld: 'The Last Lull In the Fight' done by Frederic Remington, showing but a few survivors of an Indian attack. Nice fullpg. view of: 'Madison, Wisconsin' showing 3 scenes. Fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'Last Lodges of the Mandans'
Complete in twenty pages.
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
May 4, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More
May 11, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 11, 1889. Not included are the two 4-page foldouts which are rarely present. Request a quote if wanted.
Front full pg. illus. of "The Centennial Celebration - President Harrison Landing at the Foot of Wall Street, Monday, April 29." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "President Harrison Reviewing the G. A. R. Parade in Front of Governor Green's Hous... See More
July 20, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 20, 1889 Full ftpg: 'The Special Correspondent' is a reporter on horseback, with the cavalry in the background. Article: 'The Noises of New York' has illustrations of various street hawkers.
Complete in twenty pages.
October 19, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 19, 1889 Fullpg. illus. shows: 'Adm. Porter in 1865'. Nice doublepage centerfold: '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 pag... See More
January 11, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 11, 1890 Two nice halfpg. scenes of: 'Oystering On the Chesapeake--Working the Beds Off Annapolis' & 'Raking in Shallow Water'.
Nice Frederic Remington doublepage centerfold: 'Hunting the Caribou--'Shoot! Shoot!' plus another Remington print showing soldiers in a gunfight.
April 19, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 19, 1890 Very nice & displayable full ftpg: 'A Hunter's Shack in the Rocky Mountains'. Fullpg. with 4 scenes of: 'A Friday Market in the Jewish Quarter of New York' by W.A. Rogers. Halfpg. Remington print "The Priest Captain Writhed and Struggled in His Efforts to Throw Young Off" done for a literary article entitled "The Azte... See More
March 7, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 7, 1891 Dramatic full ftpg: 'The Rescue of the Jeansville Miners'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Progress of the Sherman Funeral Train to St. Louis'. Quarter-pg. illus: 'The Floods in Pittsburgh' shows a flooded street.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 16, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1891 Fullpg. view of the Columbian World's Fair. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Tandem Parade, Central Park, N.Y.C.' 1/4pg. illus: 'M. Tschaikowsky, The Composer' nice doublepage centerfold: 'Board Of Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church' shows them all.
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 5, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1891 Full front page: 'A New York Chowder Club Leaving the East Side' shows a loaded stagecoach. Full page: 'The Whaleback Steamer 'Charles Wetmore' of Buffalo' Nice full page: 'A Home for Aged Hebrews, New York' shows men sitting in a park. 'The Columbian Exposition'
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 26, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1891 Full front page: 'On Broadway, After the Theatre'. Full page showing building a tunnel under Niagara Falls, with two more half page illustration regarding its construction.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 13, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Military Tops in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany - Proposed as New York State Building at the Columbian Exposition." "Our Indian Contingent," includes six different works by Frederic Remington (see images for a few).
Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More
March 5, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 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.... See More
May 7, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1892 Front page: 'Pres. Harrison Laying the Cornerstone for the Grant Monument' plus another full page on this inside. Much on 'Constantinople'. Full page with 4 illus. by Remington: 'El Cinco de Mayo, City of Mexico".
June 4, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1892 Full page: 'The Kentucky Centennial' includes an illustration of Daniel Boone. 'Rome' has several scenes. 'The American Cavalry School' includes 10 illustration by Remington. Nice full page: 'Indian Encampment on Ballast Is., Seattle'. Photos of 2 baseball players.
June 18, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1892 Nice full front page illustration of: 'Pres. Benjamin Harrison, Rep. Candidate for Re-election'. Inside has several scenes from the Minneapolis Convention. Nice double page centerfold: 'The Oil Creek Valley Disaster' with many scenes of the flooding & fire at Oil City & Titusville.
June 25, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1892 Nice double page centerfold: 'Democratic National Convention at Chicago in Session'. Two small photos of Princeton baseball players.
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 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 'Annual D... See More
November 5, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1892 Full front page: 'The Obsequies of Mrs. Harrison in the East Room of the White House' plus a full page on her inside. Half page: 'Funeral of Lord Tennyson--Digging the Grave in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey'. Several photos on the Columbian Exposition. Double page centerfold: 'Fishing for Striped Bass in the Surf on t... See More
December 17, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - Decoration at the Southwest Entrance of the Agricultural Building." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Masked Ball - The Successful Comedy in which Mr. John Drew Appears as a Star." Full pg. of illus. of "Character Studies Among the Soldiers of Crespo's Army During ... See More
February 18, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1893 The front cover of the issue features a great full page illustration of 'Tobogganing At Montmorency Falls, Canada'. Inside the issue is a half page photo of "The Trial Trip of the United States Steamship 'Monterey' in San Francisco Bay'. A full page features coverage of Howell E Jackson which includes a 1/4 page photo ... See More
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