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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'.
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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 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
January 30, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1897 The front page has an illustration by W. A. Rogers titled: "The Treaty for Peace". There are two pgs. with 5 photos and an article of: "The Lick Observatory". There is also a full page with 4 photos of "Jessop and Stanford's Romantic Irish Opera 'Shamus O'Brien,' as Performed at the Broadway Theatre.&quo... 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
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
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 23, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1885 Full front pg. illus. of "The United States Dispatch Boat "Dolphin"." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Opening of the Brooklyn Elevated Railway, May 13." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Edward O. Graves, Chief of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing" and "George V. N. Lothrop, United States Minister to Russia.&... See More
Item #121048THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1770 This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.
Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most famous issue of the paper. It criticized a royal speech in which King George III praised the Treaty of Paris ending the Seven Years' War. Wilkes was charged with libel (accu... See More
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
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