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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.
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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
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.
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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
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
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
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