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May 23, 1868
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1868 The frontpage features a fullpage illustration "The Little Woman" which also features a poem on the inside page. An article "American Artists" features 1/4 page illustrations of "J.Q.A. Ward, N.A." and R. W. Hubbard, N.A." One-third page shows: 'Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota.' (famous from the song of ... See More
May 30, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868 The front page features a full illustration 'Columbus Explaining Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella'. A full page is comprised of two illustrations "Impeachment - Scene in 'Newspaper Row,' Washington, on the Night after The Vote" and "Impeachment - Reporters and Citizens in the Senate Lobby Seek... See More
June 13, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1868 A nice full front page illustration entitled: 'Parade of the Brooklyn Sunday School Children, May 26, 1868'. A halfpage illustration: 'General Hawley Formally Tendering the Republican Nominations to General Grant and Mr. Colfax'. A quarter-page "General John M. Schofield, The New Secretary of War" also has an accompanying... See More
June 27, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1868 Front 2/3 page illustration by Thomas Nast is of "The Political Niagara." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "Duel Between Colored Men Near Savannah, Georgia" which features an accompanying article. A 2/3 page illustration of "King Theodore, as He Lay Dead at Magala, April 13, 1868." A doublepage centerfold containi... See More
July 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1868 The frontpage features a fullpage 'New Tammany Hall, East Fourteenth Street, New York City'. Nearly a halfpage illustration: 'The 'Little Western' of Chicago Capsizing in Lake Michigan'.and "Vestibule of the Manhattan Club-house, New York - Delegates to the Convention Visiting the Club." Thomas Nast political cart... See More
July 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1868 Horatio Seymour, democratic nominee, ftpg. - full page Winslow Homer illus. "New England Factory Life", "Bell Time" - The Freedmen's Bureau, Scene in Printing House Square, New York City, Elevated railway in Greenwich St., New York City, and Electioneering At The South".
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and relat... See More
February 6, 1869
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1869 This issue features a large frontpage view of "Young Men's Christian Association Building, San Francisco, California". Also, a half page illustration "National Colored Convention in Session at Washington, D.C." with a related front page article. There are two fullpage illustrations "The Long Sleep" and "Pr... See More
February 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1869 The frontpage of this issue features an article on Washington's Resignation and illustration "Original Portrait Of Washington" from a painting executed by Polk at Valley Forge. Also a nice fullpage illustration "General Washington Resigning His Commission To Congress At Annapolis". Large view of "Panoramic View Of ... See More
July 3, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869 The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A fullpage illustration "Peace - Finale, Bost, June, 1869". A very nice halfpage illustration is 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' shows 10 players in uniform, with some equipment. Another half-page il... See More
July 17, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1869 The frontpage features a fullpage illustration entitled "Uninvited Guests", by J C Beard. Another fullpage illustration is "Summer". Nearly halfpage : 'Capture of the Cuban Expedition in Long Island Sound'. The "Welcome Stranger" article is about the largest gold nugget found and features an illustration of th... See More
August 28, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1869 The front page shows: 'Solar Eclipse, 1869' with a nice print of a makeshift observatory at Shelbyville, Kentucky and 8 illus. of the phases of the eclipse. "Steamboat Riot on the Mississippi" article also features a nearly half page illustration. A half page illustration of: "Exposition of Textile Fabrics at Cincinn... See More
November 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 The front of this issue features a half-age illustration of "A Political Discussion" (negro/freedmen in the streets of Richmond). Inside is a quarterpage illustration of "M. Ferdinand De Lesseps, Chief Promoter of the Suez Canal" along with a 1/6 page "Map of the Suez Canal" and halfpage illustration of "The Isthmu... 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
February 12, 1870
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1870 The frontpage features a fullpage "Christmas-Day in St. Peter's - 'Open the Gates and Let the King of Glory In'". Fine port scene is a fullpage print: 'Landing of the Remains of Mr. Peabody At Portland' Fullpage and 2 illustrations on: 'The Funeral Of Victor Noir' 3 scenes of: 'Aerial Voyages--Pe... See More
April 9, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1870 Three front pg. portraits of "Bishop Thompson," "Mr. W. W. Cornell," and "Mr. Gulian C. Verplanck." Inside: 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Six Times for One Cent" (Small boy doing a head-stand). 1/2 pg. illus. of "Grant Pontifical Procession Passing the Castle of Saint Angelo." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "... See More
May 28, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1870 The frontpage features a 3/4 page illustration "In the Pasture". Scenes from Egypt include: 'Death of the Giraffe' and 'Traversing the Desert' on camels, and 'Tearing the Hippopotamus to Pieces'. Nice fullpage shows: 'The International Yacht Race', showing the English and American entries. Halfpg: 'Wres... See More
July 30, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1870 The frontpage features a 3/4 page illustration "The Royal Family of Prussia". A 1/3 page illustration of "Napoleon III". A nice fullpage illustration "Up the Hudson" shows people on a pleasure boat. 1/4 page portrait of Rear Admiral Dahlgren. A halfpage "The Riot at Elm Park". Small illustrations... See More
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 24, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1870. Front full page illustration of "General Reilly Bearing the Surrender of the French Army at Sedan to King William." Inside are several small illustrations pertaining to "A Journey Through Iceland." Two 1/3 page illustrations of "Wounded French Prisoners Escorted from the Battle field by a Detachment of Bavarians" and ... 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 29, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1870 The full frontpage is "Balloons from Paris Passing Over the Prussian Lines". Text on the death of Robert E. Lee is on the third page of the issue. Four halfpage illustrations on the war. A fullpage illustration 'Betting on the Favorite' is a scene at a horse race track. A fullpage Thomas Nast cartoon "The Tammany King-Dom... See More
December 3, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1870 The full frontpage features "Uhlans Tracking the Course of a Balloon From Paris". Inside has more prints on the war in Europe, including a very nice doublepage centerfold "An Artist at Work - Making a Hasty Sketch From An Advance Prussian Post Before the Walls of Paris". A halfpage "An Advanced Prussian Post". A th... See More
December 10, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1870 Full front page illustration of "Inside Paris-Volunteers on Guard Duty at a Postern Gate." Inside the issue is a full page illustration entitled "Inside Paris-Waiting to Buy Meat at a Butchers Shop." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Ruins of St. Cloud." A 1/2 page illustration of "The Old Town of Trarbach, on the Moselle.&... See More
December 31, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870 The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.
Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More
January 21, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 21, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Cared For' shows what looks like a Red Cross worker caring for a wounded soldier. Nice halfpg: 'Map Showing the Route of the Northern Pacific Railroad' fullpg. Nast: 'America Sympathizes With the Pope' 'School or Jail?' 'Interior of the Academy of Music'
January 28, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 28, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert C. Schenck, United States Minister to England." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "A Dance of Moblots in Paris." 1/2 pg. illus of "Artillery Practice in Paris." (Soldiers, Guns). 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Listening." (Two small girls by a window). A full pg. illus. of "The Snow Ball of the ... See More
February 4, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 4, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Scene in a Station House on a Winter's Night." Inside are five large illus. pertaining to "Scenes in San Domingo, with a Map of the Island" including a portrait of "President Buenaventura Baez," and illus. such as "San Domingo City-Scene in one of the Principal Streets," "The Harbor and Forti... See More
February 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 25, 1871 Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Rev. Bishop Simpson." Inside are three 1/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Railroad Accident at New Hamburg" including "...Scene of the Disaster on the Following Morning," "...The Burning Car," and "...Recovering the Bodies." Two 1/2 pg. pertaining to "The Darien Ship Canal Expedit... See More
March 4, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 4, 1871 Halfpg: 'Car Blockade In The Bowery' & 'Crossing The East River on the Ice Bridge' 1/3 pg: 'Camp Saginaw, Ocean Island' & 'Bay Of Panama' Nice fullpg. Nast: 'Put Yourself In His Place' shows two scenes.
March 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 18, 1871. Front full pg. illus. of "Victorious Peace." (Charub Angel). Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Wounded French Soldier Returned Home." Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Soldiers' Home, Washington D.C." and "Residence of the British Commissioners, Washington, D.C." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Sunday at Chelsea Hospital, England." F... See More
May 13, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, May 13, 1871 Ftpg: 'The War At Paris--Barricade in the Place De Clichy' plus many other illus. on the French Civil War. Nice halfpg: 'Salmon-Fishing'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Soldiers in Camp on the Plains, Narrating Stories of Adventure'.
June 3, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, June 3, 1871 (with Supplement)
Nearly fullpg: 'Land, Ho! Scene on Board an Emigrant Ship'. 'German Peace Jubilee in Philadelphia'. Small illus. "The Fishery Question" by Thomas Nast has an early (and very small) version of the "modern" Uncle Sam.
Also interesting is the article found in the Supplement, ironically placed below an unrelated ... See More
July 15, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY July 15, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Gone with a Handsomer Man." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Family Life in Paris During the Fighting." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Louis J. Jennings." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Luther of the Nineteenth century." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "The Livonia." Also, another 1/2 pg. ... See More
August 19, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Aug. 19, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Johnny Rich." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. pertaining to "Two Great Questions: Who is Ingersoll's Co.? and Who Stole the People's Money?" Full pg. illus. of "The Staten Island Ferry Boat Disaster-Recovery of Dead Bodies at Whitehall Slip." Dblpgctrfld. of "A Sketch from ... See More
September 2, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Sept. 2 1871 Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: "The Rich Crowing Richer, the Poor Growing Poorer". Nice dblpgctrfld: "Summer Palaces of the Tammany Ring" includes buildings in Greenwich & Norwalk.
December 16, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 16, 1871 Nice large ftpg. illus: 'Review of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade' shows an early horse-drawn engine. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon. 'Market Scenes in Richmond, Va.' shows 3 Blacks.
December 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage c... See More
January 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan 20, 1872 Front 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Late James Fisk." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "What I Know About Horace Greeley." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "L. N. Rossel" and "Theophile Ferre." 1/3 pg. illus. of "James H. Hackett." Dblpgctrfld. entitled "Winter." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Compliments of the Seas... 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
March 23, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, March 23, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Much Ado About Nothing." Inside: A 1/6 pg. illus. of "Between Decks." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Landing at Havana." Two small illus. entitled "Sugar Making" and "Auction of the Sick and Lame." 2/3 pg. illus. of "New Academy of the Brooklyn Art Association." Full pg. Nast il... See More
April 6, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, April 6, 1872 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Presidential Fever on the Supreme Bench." Inside: A 1/3 pg. portrait of "The Late Earl of Mayo." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Where the Earl of Mayo was Murdered." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Faith and Morals at Rome-Beggars on the Steps of St. Peter's." Full pg. Nast i... See More
August 10, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1872 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Any Thing To Get In." Inside has a full page: "A Negro Camp- Meeting in the South" showing many African-Americans. Also: "The Right Honorable the Earl of Dufferin, the New Governor-General of Canada"; a halfpg; "University Boat Race at Springfield, Mas... See More
August 24, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 24, 1872 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man & a K.K.K. man. Illus. of 'U.S. Grant' & of 'Horace Greeley'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus--Leaving By Steamboat' & 'The Artist in the Country' is by Frenzeny. Very nice.
October 5, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 5, 1872 Full front pg. illus. of "Fashion Repeats Itself." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Old Honesty Among the Ruins of Tammany." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Francis Kernan." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Tammany Hall Under Greenley Colors-Anything to Beat Grant." Full pg. illus. containing many smaller ilus. pertaining to "Voyage... See More
November 30, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 30, 1872 Full ftpg: 'Boston--Into the Jaws of Death' is a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire. Inside has 3 fullpgs. of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also a fullpg. Nast print regarding the fire and a 1/2 page pr... See More
December 7, 1872
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 7, 1872 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'No Surrender' shows U.S. Grant & Miss Liberty. Two pgs. of scenes on the Boston fire. Much of the dblpgctrfld. is a gambling scene: 'The Last Night of Rouge et Noir at Baden-Baden'. Halfpg. of a warehouse fire in Brooklyn.
March 1, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1873 Front full page illustration of "Washington at Valley Forge-Winter of 1777-8." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1732-Our Grandmothers."
Two 1/4 page portraits of "Hon. Samuel C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas" and "Hon. A. M. York, Mr. Pomeroy's Accuser&quo... See More
March 8, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1873 Frontpage illustration of "Wilkie Collins" with his signature; Fullpage illustration: 'American Field Sports' is a handsome print on duck hunting, with dogs; Fullpage: 'Italian Minstrel Boys and Their Masters'; Doublepage centerfold "Princes and Chiefs of Western India".
Complete in 16 pages and... See More
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