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June 19, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1869 The front page of the issue features a 1/6 page illustration of "P. S. Gilmore." alsong with a halfpage illustration of "Decoration of the Graves of Union Soldiers at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York, May 30, 1869." Inside the issues is a one-third page illustration of "Wesleyan Female College, Cincinnati, Ohio." ... See More
July 10, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1869 The front full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarterpage illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A halfpage illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens... See More
July 24, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869 Fullpg. includes 5 scenes of Gettysburg, most re. the battlefield. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Lobby Of the House Of Commons', nearly halfpg. illus: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long.
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 07, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1869 The front page two quarterpage illustrations of "The Late John A. Roebling" and "Hon. H. T. Blow, U.S. Minister to Brazil." along with a halfpage illustration of "The Kansas City Bridge, Missouri." Inside is a quarterpage illustration of a statue of "The Soldier of the Seventh Regiment" which was placed at New Yo... See More
August 28, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1869 The front page shows: 'Solar Eclipse, 1869' with a nice print of a makeshift observatory at Shelbyville, Kentucky and 8 illus. of the phases of the eclipse. "Steamboat Riot on the Mississippi" article also features a nearly half page illustration. A half page illustration of: "Exposition of Textile Fabrics at Cincinn... See More
October 30, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1869 The front page of the issue contains a nice illustration and biography of 'Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe'. A quarter page illustration of "Major-General William M Belknap, the New Secretary of War" also has an accompanying article. A nice halfpage illustration is of 'The Union Pacific Railroad - Weber ... See More
November 06, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls Dam, Minnesota' along with illustrations o... See More
November 06, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869
* The Democratic Party platform
* Democrats are racists - anti-black
* 19th century illustration - print
The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More
Item #153016PEOPLE'S WEEKLY, Dayton, Ohio, 1870. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. Basically a literary paper with a nice masthead. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Eight pages & measuring about 12"x9".
January 01, 1870
June 25, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More
August 06, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1870 This issue contains a full page Winslow Homer print: "On the Bluff At Long Branch at the Bathing Hour". The front page features a fullpage illustration "Going to Market". A full page "Map of the Seat of War in Europe". Full page political cartoon re. "The New Comet - A Phenomenon Now Visible in All Parts o... See More
September 24, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1870. Front full page illustration of "General Reilly Bearing the Surrender of the French Army at Sedan to King William." Inside are several small illustrations pertaining to "A Journey Through Iceland." Two 1/3 page illustrations of "Wounded French Prisoners Escorted from the Battle field by a Detachment of Bavarians" and ... See More
November 05, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1870 Front full page illustration of "The Floral Temple in the Grand German Fair." Inside: A full page illustration of "French Prisoners from Sedan." Three large illustrations pertaining to "Iceland" including "Supper in the Church," "An Involuntary Halt," and "Mount Hecla, from Near the Summit.... See More
December 03, 1870
THE PEOPLE'S WEEKLY, Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 3, 1870 A small literary paper with a large front page illustration and a very decorative masthead. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, some loss at blank right margin, otherwise good.
December 06, 1870
THE CINCINNATI DAILY GAZETTE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 6, 1870 Taking over 3 1/2 columns on the ftpg. is the: "President's Message" signed in type at it's conclusion by the President: U.S. Grant. This was his annual state-of-the-union address, with subheads including: "The Slave Trade Treaty" "Our Army" "The Indian Policy" "The Census" ... See More
February 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 18, 1871 Ftpg: 'The Prison Pen in the Tombs'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Views About Pittsburg, Pa.' shows 8 scenes & is displayable. Fullpg. Nast cartoon.
February 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 25, 1871 Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Rev. Bishop Simpson." Inside are three 1/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Railroad Accident at New Hamburg" including "...Scene of the Disaster on the Following Morning," "...The Burning Car," and "...Recovering the Bodies." Two 1/2 pg. pertaining to "The Darien Ship Canal E... See More
June 17, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 17, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Over the Hill to the Poor House." Inside: A 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Vendome Column Overthrown. " 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Hon. Guning S. Bedford." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Pittston Disaster-The Prayer Meeting Behind the Barricade." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "Receivin... See More
July 01, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1, 1871 Full front pg. illus. of "Versailles Soldiers Firing Upon the Communists from Roofs and Windows in Paris." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Burning of Paris" including "...Fall of Houses in the Rue De Rivoli" and "...Fire in the Rue Royale, Looking Toward the Place De La Concorde." 1/4 pg. por... See More
July 08, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1871 The front page of the issue features a nice full page entitled "The Glorious Fourth - Sending Up the Fire Balloon". Inside the issue is an article "Corea" (Korea) which includes 3 scenes: "The U.S. Naval and Diplomatic Expedition to Corea"; "The Corean Sailors Rescued from a Sinking Junk" and "The ... See More
July 29, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1871 Two pages with 4 scenes concerning: 'The Tammany Riot' in N.Y. City. Doublepage centerfold features 6 Nast political cartoons captioned: 'Something That Will Not Blow Over'. Quarter pg. view of 'Buenos Ayres'.
August 26, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 26, 1871 Great fullpg. Nast political cartoon shows: "The President of the U.S. & His Cabinet". Halfpg: "In The Far West--The First Buffalo". "In the Far West--Carrying the Mail" & "In the Far West--Crossing a Canyon". Nearly fullpg. view of: "St. Paul's" dome in London.
September 16, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1871 Front 1.4 pg. portrait of "Alice A. Bowlsby." Also, a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Town of St. Thomas, Nearly Destroyed by a Hurricane, August 21, 1871." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Last Year of Baden-Baden Gambling Tables-The Evening in Concert". Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Rev. Ezra Stiles Gannett, D.D.&q... See More
September 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Submarine Mining Operations at Hallet's Point (Hell Gate)' & famous fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'A Group of Vultures Waiting for the Storm to Blow Over' 3/4pg: 'Elder Frederick Evans at Home' Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Farming in the Great West--the Burr Oak Farm, Illinois, Comprising 65 Squ... See More
October 14, 1871
THE EVENING NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1871
* The Great Chicago Fire
The top of the front page has a column with heads: "THE CHICAGO FIRE!" "Measure For the Relief Of The Sufferers" "The Chicago Fire" with related reports taking over a full column. Also on the ftpg: "FROM CHICAGO--Plenty of Rain--No More Fires Apprehended--Excitement Over R... 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
October 28, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 28, 1871 The full front page is a dramatic print: 'The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street'. Prints inside include a nice fullpg: 'Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge' plus a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Chicago In Ruins' which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Two more f... See More
November 04, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 Full ftpg: 'Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire' 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes, plus a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the 'Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago'. Good issue on the Chicago fire. Dramatic fullpg: 'A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs'.
November 11, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another fullpg. shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a halfpg. as well.
The doublepage centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by... See More
January 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872 The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".
Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More
April 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1872 Full ftpg. is a print of: 'The late Samuel Morse' with a related article inside.
Other prints include a half page: 'The burial of the late Gen. Anderson at West Point Cemetery' and also: "Lincoln, The Emancipator; two-thirds page Nast print: "See, Where His
Grace Stands 'Tween Two Clergymen!"; full page ... See More
May 11, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon includes Greeley & U.S. Grant: "Liberal Gratitude" with another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside: "A Liberal Surrender--Any Thing To Beat Grant".
Very displayable doublepage centerfold: "Cincinnati, Ohio, The Queen City of the West" is a view from Covington, Kentucky, showing many paddlewhee... See More
August 31, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872 Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.
The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: "What Are You Going To Do About It, If 'Old Hone... See More
October 12, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "More Secession Conspiracy." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tied to His Mother's Apron Strings." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Jesuit Crusade Against Germany-The Meeting of the Emperors." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Off Hand Remark." Full pg. illus. of "Ma... See More
October 26, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct 26, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. of "None Before the Brave Deserves the Fair." Inside: A 2/3 pg. portrait of "The Late William H. Seward." 1/6 pg. portrait of "The Rev. Father Beckx, General of the Society of Jesuits." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The October Election" including "...Challenging a Voter&q... See More
November 10, 1872
BLADE EXTRA! Nov. 10, 2:30 p.m. A terrific broadside, long & narrow, reporting on the horrible destruction of the Great Boston Fire of 1872. As was typical of news extras rushed to streets, there is no formal name at the top (there was a "Blade" in Toledo, Ohio) nor is the year printed. Obviously the locals who consumed the "Extra" knew the name of the issuing newspap... See More
February 08, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 8, 1873 Full front page is a very dramatic & displayable print for a fireman: 'The Rescue', showing a fireman with a young girl in his arms, climbing down a ladder. Full page 'Transplanting Fish' includes 4 illustrations along with an accompanying article. Nearly full page with 3 illustrations; 'The U.S. Mail Service in the Nort... See More
March 17, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1873
* Elyria, Ohio fire
* Captain Jack - Modocs
The front page has one column headings: "Extensive Conflagration at Elyria, Ohio--Loss, $200,000" "The Modocs" "Capt. Jack Again Anxious to Talk--A New Commission"
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
July 03, 1873
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, July 3, 1873
* Galesburg, Kansas
* Camden, Ohio
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.
The front page has one column headings: "Tornadoes" "The Wind In A Fury" and more. See images for text.
Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.... See More
July 26, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1873 This issue contains many displayable prints including: Full front page print: 'Character Sketches in Persia' shows 9 people; Great full page print: 'Picking Raspberries'; Full page: 'The Commencement Season -Graduates Armed and Equipped for the Battle of Life'; Double-page centerfold: 'The Univer... See More
August 02, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1873 Front 1/2 page illustration entitled "Hunting the Cave Bear" (Cave Men). Inside is a full page illustration of "The Bathers" by Winslow Homer. Full page illustration of "The Springfield University Regatta -The Finish." Doublepage centerfold entitled "The Big Guns of the Iron Clad Steamer the "Sultan" -... See More
September 06, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 6, 1873 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration 'Sunday Cock-Fight at Madrid' with an accompanying article. A full page illustration ''Do You See Me?' - General Butler Defying the Rebels at New Orleans'. Approximately 1/2 page illustration 'Pilgrimages in France - Departure from a Provincial Station of 'Sacred H... See More
September 13, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 13, 1873 Full front page illustration: 'Return of our Artist with His Summer Sketches'; Full page: 'Tompkins Sq., N.Y.' & 'The Italian Boys in N.Y.--Torture of the Training Room'; Half page: 'Inspection of Fruit in N.Y. Markets by the Board of Health'; 1/3 page: 'Don Carlos, the Priests' Cand... See More
September 20, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip".
Front page features a 1/2 page illustration entitled: "The New School Mistress." Inside is a full page illustration of "Saved!" A article "The Northwestern University" with accompany illu... See More
November 01, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1873 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming".
Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertaining to "The Manufacture of Iron" inc... See More
November 08, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 8, 1873 Most of the frontpage is: 'Having It Out' shows two black woman in a heated debate; Fullpage with 10 illustrations: ' From the Arctic World'; Fullpage Thomas Nast political cartoon. "Where There Is An Evil There Is A Remedy"; Nice fullpage: 'Leaf from a Sketch Book' shows various scenes, most f... See More
November 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1873 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Consoling Truth'; Two halfpage illustrations: 'Scene on the Great Flour Docks, Coenties Slip, East River, N.Y.' and "Grain-Elevator Transferring Cargo from a Canal-Boat to a Ship"; Halfpage: 'The Coming Storm'.
Doublepage Centerfold: 'Papal Retainers at the Vatican'; ... See More
November 26, 1873
THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873
* Erie & Huron County
* Thomas A. Edison birthplace
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements.
Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.
February 07, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 7, 1874 The prime print in this periodical famous for its many illustrations is the full page captioned: "Station House Lodgers" done by the famed artist Winslow Homer. There is a related article on the facing page.
Other prints within this issue are the full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Emancipator of Labor & ... See More
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