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April 09, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1887 Very nice full ftpg: "The Yellowstone In Winter--A Surprise" shows skiers coming upon a heard of elk. Nice doublepage centerfold: "Winter Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" shows 8 scenes including 1 of "Old Faithful Geyser Going Off". Halfpg: "Catching Herring". Full page print by W.A. Rogers: "U... See More
July 30, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1887 Nice fullpg: 'Views In & About Marblehead' shows 6 scenes. Very nice fullpg: 'Sketches In Utah' shows 9 scenes including 'Mormon Temple at Logan' & 'Tabernacle & New Temple at Salt Lake'. Fullpg: 'Wheat Harvest in Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pag... See More
December 03, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1887 The front page print: "Jules Grevy, President of the French Republic". Fullpg: "Panic Stricken Animals Of Barnum's Circus During A Fire". Halfpg: "Group Of Headmen Of The Crow Indians".
The double page centerfold: "Scene from Second Act of Wagner's Opera of 'Siegfried' as Presented at the Metr... See More
January 28, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1888 Halfpg: "Caribou Hunting--Bringing Home the Game". Nice fullpg: "The Supreme Court of the U.S." showing all members with a trial in session. Very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Cavalry Caught In A Blizzard". Three-quarter pg: "In & Around Pensacola, Florida" includes a town view.
Other news and adv... See More
May 25, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1889 Nice full ftpg: 'Cheyenne Scouts at Drill' shows them on horseback. Dblpgctrfld: 'Crossing the English Channel'. Nice fullpg: 'Market Gardening, Uptown New York'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Rep. Scenes & Citizens of the City of Worcester, Mass.' shows 11 scenes.
Complete in twenty pages.
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.
September 28, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 28, 1889 Full ftpg: 'A Landslide in Quebec'. Small portrait of John Rockefeller.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Cavalry on the March'. Fullpg: 'Sketches from Western resorts'. Fullpg: 'After the storm at Atlantic City'. Also present are several prints related to Military Bands, including prints of tubas, saxophones, clarinets, tr... See More
October 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1889 Great full ftpg: 'On the Race-Track--A handicap for all Ages' is a displayable scene of a horse race. Fullpg. Remington: 'Rapid Sketches at the Field Day of the Phila. City Troop', shows polo being played. 'American Game Birds'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'View of the Proposed Site for the International Exhibition of 1892&... See More
March 15, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1890 The full front page is a nice winter-themed print: "Sleighing in Central Park During the Brief Winter Spell".
Prints inside include a half page: "A Runaway on the Brooklyn Side of the East River Bridge", plus a halfpg. of Aztecs by Frederic Remington which accompanies a fictional story. The doublepage centerfold is: "Aft... See More
April 05, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1890 Full ftpg. naval-themed print: "Seven Bells! Serve Out!" Fullpg: "New York Shop Girls Buying Easter Bonnets".
Doublepage centerfold has 6 view of "The City of Louisville & its Public Buildings" including a nice overview of the city.
June 06, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1891 Nice & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The City of Seattle & Vicinity on Puget Sound, Washington' includes 7 scenes. Additional prints are found throughout. Complete in sixteen pages.
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
July 27, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1895 Dramatic & displayable full ftpg: 'A Winter March' shows the cavalry stuck in a snowstorm. Fullpg. with 6 photos of 'The Cuban Uprising--Scene at the Seat of the Insurrection'. Fullpg. with 6 illustrations: 'Along the Northern Coast of Labrador'.
Complete issue.... 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
February 06, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Jean De Reszke as Siegfried Forging the Sword 'Nothung'." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Rapid transit for New York - The Proposed Underground and Elevated Railroad." Eight small portraits of "The New Senators." Full pg. illus. of "Dr. Nansen's Voyage and Adventures i... See More
March 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Dead Man's Curve - New York's Most Dangerous Crossings." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Colonel John Hay" and "General Horace Porter." Four small portraits of "New United States Senators." Three small portraits of "The German Opera Season in New York." 1/2 ... See More
July 03, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Jefferson Reading the Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence to Franklin."
Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Meeting of the Eighteenth National Saengerfest, At Philadelphia, June 21-26." Full pg. illus. of "The Reunion of Confederate Veterans at the Tennessee Centennial and Inter... See More
May 28, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1898 Full ftpg. shows: 'Comm. Winfield S. Schley on the Bridge of the ship 'Brooklyn' '. Nice fullpg. Remington print: 'Colored Troopers of the U.S. Cavalry Taking their Horses for a Dash into the Gulf' at Tampa, Florida. Nice fullpg. with 3 prints of the 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. Much more on the military i... See More
October 22, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1898 Full ftpg: 'Peking--the forbidden City as seen from the Imperial City'. Fullpg. with 6 scenes in: 'Peking'. Fullpg: 'Scenes in Puerto Rico' includes 5 scenes. Fullpg: 'Fall of Manila' with a dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Fall of Manila' shows charging troops.
Other news and advertisements of the d... 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
July 08, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1899 The front page is a full page photo of: "Columbia--The America's Cup Defender". There are two pages on the war in the Philippines. There is a fullpg. with 9 photos of "The Golf Championship on the Links of the Onwentsia Club, Chicago". There is a page with 3 pages, 2 on "The Quadri-Collegiate Four-Mile Eight-Oared Race ... See More
March 13, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1880 Full ftpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: 'The European Plan' for creating a canal thru Panama. Nice fullpg: 'Florida Oranges--From the Grove to the Market' has 5 scenes. Another fullpg. Nast political cartoon: "Give the Natives a Chance, Mr. Carl". A full page with 6 sketches of: "Plans for Model School-Houses."
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January 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1893 The prime content is certainly the 2+ page publication of: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures of the Card-Board Box" by Arthur Conan Doyle. This was the very first appearance of a Sherlock Holmes story in any American periodical. Note that above the masthead is: "A Story By S. Conan Doyle, Complete In This Num... See More
January 01, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1898 Front page has a full page illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Plenty of Work for the New Year". There is a page with 5 photos and an article on "England's Little War in India".
There is a very nice full page illustration by A. B. Frost titled "Ruffed-Grouse Shooting--An Open Shot". The double page centerfold ... 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
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