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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
May 23, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Too Busy to Talk." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Five New Panels of M. Puvis De Chavannes for the Boston Public Library."
Full pg. of illus. of "Buildings of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition." Full pg. illus. of "England's Fighting Force in Egypt - A New Cavalry Drill."... See More
July 24, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1897 The front page has a full page illustration of "The Turk and the Christians--The Stake Does Not Always Go To The Winner". A fullpg. has 6 photos: 'Scenes in Korea'.
Nice fulllpg: 'The Restoration of Independence Hall, Phila.' & fullpg. with 8 scenes of: 'Pilotage Off Sandy Hook'. Fullpg. photo of a concert on... See More
October 29, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1887 Full front pg. illus. of "The Presidential Train Approaching Atlanta." Inside are two 1/6 pg. portraits of "Signor Francisco Crispi, Premier of the Italian Ministry" and "The Late Elihu B. Washburne." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Dedication of the Statue of General Meade in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, October 18, 1887... See More
November 19, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1859 The full front page shows 3 illustrations of: 'Effect of John Brown's Invasion At The South', one being: 'A Southern Planter Arming His Slaves to Resist Invasion' and the other two showing Blacks as well. A halfpage illustration is entitled 'Chatham Street, N.Y., on Sunday'. A third-page illustration features the &q... 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
November 14, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1868 Terrific full front page political cartoon: 'Victory!' shows U.S. Grant on horseback cutting off the head of the K.K.K. on horseback as well. A halfpage illustration of the ''Court House, San Jose, California'. A great and displayable fullpage: 'Duck Shooting' shows 6 scenes. 'Hebrew Temple Emanu-el, Corne... See More
July 18, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1857 The front page has a half page illustration of: 'Hebron', being an overview of the city with the accompany article 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. Also small front page illustration of: 'Pilgrims Bathing in the Jordan'.
Inside has 9 small prints regarding: 'The Siamese--The Franks of Asia'. A full page illustration ... See More
July 24, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1858 The front page article is "Dr. John W. Francis" with an accompanying illustration of the same. "The Horse In City and Country" features two illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a halfpage illustration. "Old Church of St. John, at Pergamos". Two pages on 'Nicholas Longworth of Cincinnati,... 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 26, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861 The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More
April 13, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861 The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More
December 30, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1865 This issue features a great doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "Merry Christmas To All", showing 8 vignettes of a Christmas theme with the central focus being a great portrait of Santa Claus with a pipe in hand. One of the better Nast Santa Claus prints and very displayable.
The full front page is a prin... See More
January 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11 , 1868 Great full front page 'The Pioneer'. Nice full page Winslow Homer: 'Art Students & Copyists in the Louvre Gallery'. A half page illustration 'The Angola Railroad Disaster - The Rear Car Jumping From the Track' and two additional quarter-page illustrations. A full page: 'The Barn Yard' shows... See More
January 03, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874 The entire front page features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." which is very displayable (see photo). Nast Santa Claus prints are very desirable as he is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa.
Inside is found a w... See More
July 28, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1877 Full ftpg: "The Astor Reredos, Trinity Church, New York". Fullpg: "Intercollegiate Athletes" showing 6 sports, and a crowd scene. Halfpg: "A Hiker Yacht Race on the Delaware" & "The Lay Torpedo--The Public Trial at Cleveland, Ohio"
May 13, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1882 Very nice full ftpg. illustration of "Ralph Waldo Emerson". 1/2 page print: "The Funeral of Emerson". Another 1/2 page print: "The New State, Army, and Navy Building, Washington, D.C." There is a full page with 7 prints of: "The Excavations at Pompeii". Full page with 5 prints: "The Arctic Tragedy".... See More
July 25, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1885 Halfpg: 'The New Bridge Over the Alabama at Selma'. Nearly fullpg. by Nast: 'The 'Practical' Politician's Love for the Negro'. Fullpg: 'Fireworks at Manhattan Beach' is nice. Great fullpg: 'A steeplechase at Monmouth Park'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Greenwood Lake', N.Y.
Other news and advertis... See More
November 28, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 28, 1891. Front full page illustration of "Scenes from Drag Hunting." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of "Princeton Football Team." Two full page of "The Dayton Soldiers' Home, Ohio - Garden and Entrance to Grotto" and "Thanksgiving Day in New York - As It Was."
Two full page illustration of "The Dayton Soldiers' ... See More
November 04, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Democratic Donkey." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Judge Nash Holds a Reception in a Hotel Lobby at Newark, Ohio." Full pg. of ills. of "The Gratitude of a Republic - Admiral Dewey's New Residence in Washington, D.C., Presented to Him by Popular Subscription." 1/2 pg. illus. of &q... See More
March 07, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1863 The front page features a full-figure print of: "The Late Nicholas Longworth, the Western Millionaire" with the balance of the front page taken up with an article on him, carrying over to page 2.
Other prints within include a full page: "Paying Off The Teamsters in the Army of the Potomac" showing many African-Americans. Also ... See More
October 21, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.;
Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More
April 05, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Dramatic fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Rag Pickers' Court, Mulberry St.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Cabinet Meeting at the White House' includes Pres. Hayes. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Issuing Rations at the Sisseton Indian Agency, Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
June 20, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1896 Ftpg. political cartoon shows the elephant and donkey. Fullpg: 'The Coronation of the Czar'. Fullpg: 'The Cuban Insurrection'. Great dblpgctrfld. shows a view of St. Louis looking East along Westmoreland Place & Portland Pl. Another fullpg. with St. Louis scenes. Golf photos.
Complete issue.... See More
Item #153038THE ANTIGALLICAN MONITOR, London, 1811 Published by Lewis Goldsmith, an Anglo-French publicist of Portuguese-Jewish extraction. Previous to publishing this newspaper he spend much time in France acting as a "secret agent" to Napoleon, including efforts to kidnap King Louis XVIII. Goldsmith returned to England in 1809 & was at first he arrested and imprisoned, but soon was... See More
November 07, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1857 The front page features an article "Peace and War" and has two illustrations "What the United States Soldiers are Doing" and "What the British Soldiers are Doing". A full page shows six different Shawl fashion illustrations. Full page: 'At The Polls' shows a scene at the election polls. Two half page ... See More
April 28, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Delegates to the Democratic Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel'. Also a halfpg. scene of the Convention Hall at Charleston, S.C., plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing them in session at Charleston. 'Statue of Henry Clay, at New Orleans'. The back page has a notice for "The Base Ball Player's Pocket Companion&quo... See More
December 05, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 5, 1868 The front page of this issue features a nearly full page portrait of "The Late Baron James De Rothschild", with an accompanying article [Note: at the time of his death, the Jewish Baron was estimated to have amassed a fortune, separate from his family holdings, valued at more than five times the wealth of Bill Gates]. Inside is a 1/2 pg. il... See More
October 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 21, 1871 The full fron tpage is a Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled "The Only Thing They Respect or Fear". An article "The New York Seamen's Exchange" features a 1/4 page illustration. "The Smithfield Martyrs' Memorial Church" features a 1/3 page illustration. A half-page illustration "Shanghaiing Sailo... See More
November 09, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1872 Full ftpg. is a Th. Nast political cartoon: "Home-Stretched" plus a great Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Pirates Under False Colors--Can They Capture the Ship of State?" & yet another Nast fullpg. cartoon re. Greeley. Fullpg: "Studies in Central Park: Provident & Improvident Virgins"
June 05, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Plumed Knight." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Cruise in Ten Tonner." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Prince Leopold" and "Dudley Buck." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Milton, Pennsylvania, Destroyed by Fire May 14." Full pg. containing many illus. pertaining to "Some Prize D... See More
February 18, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1882 Nice halfpg: "The Billiard Match Between Slosson and Vignaux--Cheering the Victor" with insets of both. Fullpg: "Barnum's Show in Winter Quarters" includes 9 scenes, including one of "P.T. Barnum".
Nice fullpg: "Sleighing in Central Park, New York City" and a great fullpg: "Under The Towers&quo... See More
March 04, 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
March 17, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1883 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Farmer Stebbins on the Bowery." Inside is 1/4 pg. illus. of "Statue of Robert Fulton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Remains of the Late Governor Stephens Lying in State." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The New Orleans Cotton Exchange." Three small portraits of "John S. Phelp... See More
March 03, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 3, 1888 Front page: "Suggested Prologue to a Dramatized Version of 'She'". 3/4 page print: "The Late W.W. Corcoran, Banker and Philanthropist". Nice fullpg: "The President's Visit to Florida--Scenes in Jacksonville" shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: "The Track of Ruin of the Tornado at Mount Vernon, Illinois". Thr... See More
November 19, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1892 Front full pg. portrait of "Grover Cleveland." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Men and Women of the Revolutionary Army in Venezuela." Several illus. of "Horses." Full pg. illus. of "The Men Who Have Made the New York Horse Show a Success." Full pg. illus. of "Newspaper Row, New York, on Election... See More
January 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 13, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "Tammany's Tax on Crime." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Views in the Bay of Rio De Janeiro" and "The Rebel Fleet at Rio."
Two full pg. illus. of "Cities of the Sound" and "Among the Unemployed of Chicago." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Charles H. Park... See More
April 14, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1894 Nice full ftpg. scene of: 'Coronado Beach, Calif.' Nearly halfpg: 'Proposed House for the Rockaway Hunting Club' & 'Nipped in the Ice Floe on the Atlantic'. Fullpg. of text with 9 lacrosse prints. Advertisement for Yellowstone along with many other period ads are also present.
September 23, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 23, 1899 The front page has an illustration titled: " A Second Degradation" by W. A. Rogers. There is a fullpg. illustration with 5 scenes of: "Gov. Roosevelt (Teddy) at the St. Lawrence Co. Fair". There are also four fullpg illustrations of: "Aboard the Cup Defender 'Columbia'". Under the article "Amateur Sp... See More
November 30, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1889 Front full pg. illus. of "The Sail Maker." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Recent Architectural Additions to Cambridge." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, Pianist." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Theodore Reichmann, of the German Opera Company" and "Heinrich Vogl, of the German Op... See More
May 24, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1873 The front page contains a 2/3 page illustration of "Spring Time-Learning to Walk-First Steps." Inside are three quarter-page portraits including "The Late Hon. Oakes Ames," "The Late John Stuart Mill," and "Captain C. F. Hall and His Esquimaux Interpreters." Two half-page illustrations containing the "Po... See More
December 16, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 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.
May 31, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1873 Great full front page featuring Indian illustration: 'Captain Jack & His Companions' is very displayable. Doublepage centerfold: 'Afloat on the Ice--Capt. Tyson & His Companions Adrift in the Arctic Regions' and a full page: 'Horrors Of the Mine--After the Explosion.'
A half-page illustration 'The Grave on... See More
January 12, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1884 Full ftpg print: "Streets of New York After a Snow Storm". Two full page prints: "Little Nell and Her Grandfather" and "Cardinal McCloskey". Very nice doublepage centerfold: "Scenes in a Glass Foundry, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" has 8 scenes plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inc... See More
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