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May 25, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1867 Ftpg. has 3 illustrations on: 'Educating the Freedmen' including a 'School for Colored Children'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Two nice pgs. have 4 illustrations showing: 'The Indian War--Indian Council at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Sutler's Store at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Interior of Ft. Dodge, Kansas'. Full... See More
November 20, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1886 Very nice full ftpg: "The Antlers (hotel), Colorado Springs" is decorative. Full page print: "'The Acharnians' of Aristophanes at the Academy of Music". Fullpg: "Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Harvard" & "Irrigation In Colorado" shows 4 scenes and is very decorative. Full page shows 4 s... See More
August 08, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857 Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More
June 27, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1896 Full front page portrait of "William McKinley, Republican Candidate for President." Inside are three small portraits of "Garret Augustus Hobart, John M. Thurston, and Charles W. Fairbanks." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Republican National Convention, St. Louis, Missouri."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Repub... See More
July 20, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "MISS HARRIS ACQUITTED" "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial" "Tumultuous Joy of the Multitude" "The Boys Shout 'Hi! Hi!' and the Trial is Over. Nice.
August 23, 1865
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Jeff. Davis" "Statements Of His Counsel" "Nothing Known as to the Trial" & "The Trial Of Wirz" "Motion To Quash The Charges Denied" "The Prisoner Pleads 'Not Guilty' " & more. Two areas of light staining.
August 01, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1857 The front page has illustrations of" "Tomb of Joseph (at Shechem)" and "Approach to Samaria" with an article: 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. Inside an article: "Reaping at Syracuse" features illustrations include: "Reaping in the Olden Times" "The Toll-Gates on the Road to the Field" ... See More
November 05, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1859 The front page features a half page illustration of a "General View Of Harper's Ferry, Showing the Bridge, Armory, Adjacent Hills, Etc." An article "The Late Invasion at Harper's Ferry" also features two 1/4 page prints: "Portrait Of Ossawattomie Brown" and "Brown, His Son, and Another Of The Outlaws... See More
September 04, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1886 The full front page is a very nice (and famous) Frederic Remington print: "Abandoned" which has a Western theme. There is a related article on an inside page: "Our Soldiers In the Southwest" which also has a Remington print titled: "Saddle Up", which includes two buffalo soldiers (black soldiers). Also within the ... See More
December 25, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture.
Other prints in this issue include a full page ... See More
March 31, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1894 Fullpg. with several scenes: 'Three Months with Gorillas & Chimpanzees'. Halfpg. with 3 photos: 'The Recent Conflict of Authorities in Denver'. Nice halfpg. illus: 'The Amateur Circus at Nutley'. Halfpg. A.B. Frost print: 'Ruffed Grouse Shooting' is displayable.
Complete issue.... See More
April 07, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "The Hon. Thomas C. Catchings, of Mississippi." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "Mounet Sully as Hamlet."
Two small portraits of "Cardinal Rampolla" and "The Late George Ticknor Curtis." Four illus. of "Some New York Palaces." Two full pg. illus. of "Selections from t... See More
December 24, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Cast Loose and Provide." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "William Black." Full pg. of illus. of "From the Loan Exhibition of Portraits at the National Academy of Design." Two full pg. illus. of "The Fifty-Fifth Congress - Scenes in Washington at the Opening of the Session."
Do... See More
November 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster,as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 de... See More
February 03, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 3, 1894 Full ftpg. shows a performance at the remodeled Metropolitan Opera House. Halfpg: 'View in the Yosemite' & fullpg: 'The New Bridge Across the Harlem River at 3rd Ave.' Halfpg: 'State Capitol at Albany'. Nice fullpg. Remington: 'A Gander-Pull' on horseback. An article on A. Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Holmes.
Compl... See More
August 02, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1884 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Key-Note of the Great Presidential Trial". Inside has a fullpg: "At the Mouth of the Columbia River" which includes a view of Astoria, Oregon. There is a terrific fullpg. print: "Buffalo Hunting" which shows 9 scenes. Also a full page: "The Rescue of the Su... See More
July 20, 1865
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865 First col. heads on the ftpg: "Miss Harris Acquitted" "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial" "A Court of Justice Rivaling a Political Caucus" "They Return in Five Minutes and Pronounce a Verdict of Not Guilty" & more.
April 18, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1857 Relatively few illustrations, but including an article headed :Dred Scott in the Legislature", being text only, concerning the objections of the New York Legislature to the Dred Scott decision and their actions. A nearly 1/4 page illustration of "John A. King, Governor of New York".
Also featured in this issue is the coverage of &... See More
September 05, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1857 The front page features: "Princess Charlotte of Belgium" with the accompany article; "The New Archduchess of Austria". Three prints of "The Hair, and Styles of Wearing it". Small print of "Rev. Eugenio Kincaid, Missionary to Burmah". "The Valley of the Amazon" features several smaller illustrat... See More
June 08, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 8, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illustrations of 'The Indian War', including 'Ft. Larned, Kansas' and 'Burning the Cheyenne Village near Ft. Larned' plus illus. of the chiefs of the Kiowas and Arapahoes. Fullpg. on: 'New Regulation Uniform of the U.S. Artillery' One-third pg: 'King Kamehamehla V Laying the Cornerstone of the Bishop's Church ... See More
October 01, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1859. A nearly halfpage illustration of the 'Statue of Webster, at Boston'. A fullpage illustration is of a 'Dining-Room of the Fifth Avenue Hotel, on Madison Square' as well as two half-page illustrations "Ladies' Drawing-room in the Fifth Avenue Hotel" and "Exterior of the Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square, New York.... See More
March 03, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 3, 1860 Ftpg. shows the wreck of the 'Hungarian' off Sable Is., Nova Scotia. Fascinating print: 'Great Sea-Serpent Found in Hungary Bay, Bermuda'. Halfpg: '7th Reg. Marching Up Penna. Ave., Washington City'. Two small Homer prints: 'The Buds' and 'Mrs. Otcheson at the Piano'. This issue also contains the 3rd installment of "The... See More
May 10, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1862 The front page shows: "A Rebel Captain Forcing Negroes to Load Cannon Under the Fire of Berdan's Sharp-Shooters". Also a print of: "Major-General O.M. Mitchell".
Prints inside include a great full page view of: "The City of New Orleans, Louisiana, Taken by the Union Forces". Half pages: "Flag-Officer Farragut... See More
May 04, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1867 Halfpg: 'Scene in a Sugar Rush, Otsego Co., N.Y.'. Fullpg. with 3 illus. & text re: Alaska: 'Our Russian Possession' showing 'Mt. Saint Elias, Russian America' & 'New Archangel, the Principal Town of Russian America' . Three prints of Black soldiers: 'The Contraband' 'The Recruit' & 'Th... See More
March 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, with supplement, March 16, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Grant, among others. Halfpg. illus: 'Vaccinating The Poor'. Two illustrations: 'The Search For Livingstone'.
Supplement issue contains a nearly fullpg: 'Mine Oyster--Dredging Boats in the Chesapeake" and another: "Maine Oyster: Shucking" and smaller prints: "M... See More
March 23, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 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." ... See More
July 25, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874 Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for ... See More
August 29, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast shows Black men being 'pardoned' - "Freedom, Jubilee. and Pardon". Great fullpg: 'On a Load of Hay' shows children atop a wagon load of hay. Fullpg: 'Seaside Sketches' 1/2 pg: 'A String of Blackberries' shows a Black family picking them. Doublepage centerfold: "Warwick Castle". ... See More
August 15, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Silver Kings' Millennium." Inside are two full pages of portraits of "W. J. Bryan and some of His Suppporters" and Some Patriotic Democrats." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Honi, the Talking Chief, Announcing the Snake Dance Sixteen Days Before Its Occurrence."
Doublepage centerfold of &... See More
October 28, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1876 Famous full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Willie, We Have Missed You!', and another great fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a large Republican elephant "The Elephant Walks Around - and the Still Hunt is Nearly Over". A famous Black-related Nast doublepage centerfold: "He Wants A Change Too" showing a Black with... See More
March 31, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1877 The full front page shows portraits of: "The Cabinet". Great fullpg. sailing ship illus. perfect for display: "The New U.S. Frigate Trenton". Great fullpg: 'The Brooklyn Ascent to the Bridge Tower" shows the famous Brooklyn Bridge under construction. Nast doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon. There is nearly a... See More
April 21, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star.
Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England&quo... See More
September 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Speak Out, or Resign." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Union League Club House, Corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Ninth Street, New York." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Sir Rowland Hill." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Menhaden Fishery on the Coast of Maine." 2/3 of a dblp... See More
September 27, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "American Beef for English Markets." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Franklin Search Expedition - Winter Quarters in Hudson Bay." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Alonzo B. Cornell, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Buoy Station,Quarantine Landing, Staten... See More
October 15, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon, showing Miss Liberty, the Justice figure & Pres. Garfield. Somber fullpg: 'Tenement House Life in New York--Mayor Grace's Tour of Inspection'. Fullpg: 'Atlanta International Cotton Exposition & 'Plan of Yorktown Showing the Historical Sites of 1781'.
Other news and advertisements of the ... See More
December 17, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "It Takes a Star to Catch a Star." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Condition of Ireland - Posting the Government Proclamation in Connemara." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. J. W. Keifer, Speaker of the House." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Casino, Corner of Thirty-Ninth Street and ... See More
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
August 09, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1884 Front page print: "Lieutenant A. W. Greely". Full page with 4 scenes: "Pelham Park, New York". Two full pages on "The Rescue of the Greely Expedition".
A very nice fullpg. illus. of "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty--Beginning the Work of Removal" of the scaffolding, showing half of it above the rooftops. 2... See More
January 08, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1887 Fullpg. print: "A Lumber Raft" & "Burning of the Temple Theatre at Philadelphia" is a dramatic fire-fighting scene. Fullpg: "Field Trial of Sporting Dogs at High Point, North Carolina" is a good hunting scene. Full page print: "The Funeral of General Logan--The Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol&q... See More
November 12, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1898 Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost shows a man having fallen off his bicycle. Doublepage centerfold: 'With our Troops in the Philippines--Before & After the Fall of Manila'. Halfpg: 'In & About Havana'. Displayable A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Rail Shooting' shows shooting a bird from a boat. Also includes a full page... 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.
August 29, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 29, 1891 Full page with 6 views of: 'The Passaic Watershed, N.J.' Doublepage centerfold: 'Harvesting On A Bonanza Farm'. Full page: 'Meet of the American Canoe Assoc. at Lake Champlain' includes a illus. of the 'Sea Serpent'
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 27, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1894 Fullpg: 'Disposing of a City's Refuse--Stationary & Portable Garbage-Burners of Chicago' & fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'Syracuse University'. Story with 9 Remington illus., including: 'A Russian Jew'.
Complete issue.... See More
June 02, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1894 Full front page illus. of "The Pilot Going on Board." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Accepted Design for the New Building of the New York Clearing House." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Clifton R. Breckinridge, of Arkansas."
Full pg. illus. of "The Storm on the Chicago Lake Front." Full pg. of illus. of &... 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
August 08, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 8, 1896 Nice & displayable fullpg. Remington print: 'Hasty Entrenchment Drill in the U.S. Army'. Fullpg. of photos of destruction by a 'seismic-wave' in Japan.
Doublepage centerfold of: 'N.Y. Yacht Club Cruise--Waiting for the Yachts at the Turning Mark'. Nice fullpg. with 2 view of 'the City of Portland'.
Complete iss... See More
May 24, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1884 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast: "Democratic Candidate-Snatching". Inside the issue is a nice fullpg: "The N.Y. Ambulance Service" shows 5 scenes; an article "Charles O'Conor" with includes a 1/4 page illustration of him; full page "Old Folks at Home"; full page "The Panic - scenes in Wall Street Wednesd... See More
December 31, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1898
Front full pg. illus. of "On His Hands." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "President McKinley's Southern Trip" including "- Scenes During His Visits to Tuskegee and Atlanta" and "The Celebration at Atlanta." Full pg. illus. of "The Common Council of Chicago - The Storm Centre of the... See More
March 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Military Tournament, New York City - Exhibition Drill of Troop 'H,' 3D United States Cavalry." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "United States Troops at Gibraltar - Officers of the 3D U.S. Infantry and their Families from the Transport 'Sherman,' on their Way to the Philippines, Inspectin... See More
May 06, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Manila - A Respite from War in the Sanctuary of Peace - American Soldiers Asleep in Binondo Church After the Fighting." Inside is a 1/2 pg. portrait of "Mary Victoria, Baroness Curzon of Kedleston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Manila - The Burning of Tondo and Part of New Manila During the Insurgent Outbrea... See More
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