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February 21, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1863 The entire front page is a great (and rather famous) illustration of: "Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Stratton (General Tom Thumb And Wife)." taken from a Brady photograph. Page 2 has an article on them.
Other prints within include a full page: "The Effects of the Proclamation--Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines At New Bern, North Ca... See More
January 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1865 The front page prints include: "The Ocean Monitor 'Dictator' ", "Hon. William Dennison, Postmaster General" and "General H. W. Slocum". Inside has a full page print: " 'Tween Decks After Action--News From Home".
Other prints include: "New Year's Day in Savannah--General Sherman's... See More
October 21, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1865 The front page has a print showing: "Lieut. Tappan Discovering Dr. Mudd in the Hold of the Steamer 'Thomas A. Scott' " with a related article. Also a halfpg. print of the: "Trial of Captain Wirz, the Andersonville Jailer, in the Court of Claims, Washington, D.C."
Inside has full page prints: "The Embassy From T... See More
June 15, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1867 Includes a map showing scene of Gen. Hancock's operations in the Indian country; "Valley of Spring Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Cave on Mulberry Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Look's Ranche, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Pulpit Rock on Alum Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Maguire & Risley's Jap... See More
June 22, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Portrait of Queen Victoria in a very ornate frame. Fullpg: 'Constitutional Convention at Albany'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Life of a Convict at Sing Sing Prison, New York' shows 16 scenes. Nice quarterpg. illus: 'Significant Election Scene at Washington' shows blacks voting, with text mentioning: '...the... See More
November 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1867 Nice 1/3 pg. illus. of 'The Overland Pony Express', plus a small illus. of a Pony Express Station in Nebraska, and some illus. of Ute & Snake Indians. An article as well on the Pony Express of recent years. Dblpgctrfld: 'Indiana State Fair at Terre Haute'
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 09, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1868 The issue has a full front page illustration "Dressing Baby". A nice half-page engraving "Plowing on the Prairies Beyond the Mississippi" also has a related article. A very displayable full page is entitled 'Springtime in the Country--Gardening". A full page consist of two half-page illustration of Lieutenant-General Sir... See More
May 30, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868 The front page features a full illustration 'Columbus Explaining Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella'. A full page is comprised of two illustrations "Impeachment - Scene in 'Newspaper Row,' Washington, on the Night after The Vote" and "Impeachment - Reporters and Citizens in the Senate Lobby Seek... See More
October 03, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1868 The front page of the issue features a halfpage illustration "Prize Animals at the New Hampshire Fair, September 15-19, 1868". A halfpage illustration "Patrick J. Whelan, Condemned for the Murder of T. D'Arcy M'Gee" features an accompanying article. A halfpage illustration "The Dead Soldier and His Faithful Dog&q... See More
December 12, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1868 The frontpage of this issue is of 'The Whipping Post and Pillory at New Castle, Delaware'. An article "H. Rives Pollard" also features an illustration of him. A nearly 1/2 page illustration entitled "Scene of the Philadelphia tragedy, Corner of Tenth and Pine Streets" A halfpage 'Alaska--Interi... See More
March 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1873 Great full front page: 'The Signal--A Buffalo Herd in Sight' shows an Indian sending a signal to the Indian village seen below him; 1/2 page Thomas Nast "The Cherubs of the Credit Mobilier";
Full page: 'The Inauguration Ball--Arrival of the President's Party'; Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Sec... See More
May 01, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1875 One-third of the front page: 'Polar Bears on St. Matthew Island'. Fullpg Nast cartoon: 'The Republic in Danger'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'On the way to Diggings-Halt in a rough pass of the Rocky Mountains' (mining).
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 29, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1875 Full ftpg: 'Wreck of the 'Schiller'-Bishop's Rock Light'. Fullpg: 'Going to market-scene near Savannah, Georgia' (Blacks). Fullpg. pictorial: 'The suburbs of San Francisco'. Fullpg: 'Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 24, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 24, 1878 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Great Solar Eclipse'. Nice fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Rocky Point, Narragansett Bay'. Fullpg. shows a family on board a ship enroute for Paris.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition.
August 04, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 4, 1883 Full ftpg: 'Perils of Steamer Excursions--A Hint for the Protection of Peaceable Passengers' by W. A. Rogers. Halfpg: 'The Watch on the Rind' shows a sleeping Black man 'guarding' a watermelon patch, with two Black kids stealing a few. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Seabright & Long Branch'. Also: 'The Louisville Exp... See More
June 14, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1884 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Republican Convention at Chicago--A Serenade' & inside a fullpg: 'The Republican National Convention at Chicago--View on Michigan Ave.' A Doublepage centerfold : 'Republican Convention at Chicago--Announcement of the Final Ballot' is an great scene. Very nice fullpg: 'Rocky Cañon, Near ... See More
March 24, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 24, 1888 The entire front page is a very nice & dramatic print: "A Struggle to Answer a Fire Alarm During the New York Blizzard" showing firemen struggling to pull the pumper through the snow. Two more fullpgs. of prints of the New York blizzard.
Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes of "DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana". Fullpg; &quo... See More
May 05, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1888 Nice fullpg: 'Yaqui Indian Refugees with Captive Mexican Soldier' is by F. Remington. Doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon: 'A Critical Moment for the Republican Party'. Fullpg: 'Typical Light Houses of the U.S.' shows 12 different lighthouses. 'The Double Turret Monitor'.
Other news and advertisements of the... See More
October 04, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 4, 1890 Front full pg. illus. of "Pueblo Farmers Watching Their Crops." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "the Cotton Centenary Exhibition at Pawtucket, Rhode Island." 1/2 pg. portrait of "Colonel George R. Davis, of Illinois, Director-General of the World's Columbian Exposition." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. James A. McKenzie... See More
November 21, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1891 Full front page: 'Sketches at the Horse Show--Entrance of Saddle Horses'. Half page: 'The Washington Arch, Washington Square., N.Y. City'. Nice full page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago'. Full page of the 'Harvard Football Team' & 'The Yale Football Team'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 24, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Mississippi River Floods - Two Scenes in Front of Greenville, Mississippi." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Mississippi River Floods - Scenes and Incidents Along the Levees." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Public Library and Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin." 1/2 pg. ilus. of &... See More
July 12, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1862 The front page has 3 prints: "Major-General Lewis Wallace in Command at Memphis, Tennessee" "Brigadier-General George F. Shepley, Commandant of New Orleans" & "Battle at St. Charles, White River, Arkansas--Explosion of the 'Mound City' ".
Page 3 has a small cartoon: "The Rebel Flea." Other print... See More
February 03, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1877 Front full pg. illus. of "Chinese Immigrants at the San Francisco Custom House." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "The Statute of Limitation." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Count Rumford" and "The Late Rev. A. H. Washburn, D.D." 1/2 pg. illus. of "American Silver Ware."
Doublepage centerfold of ... See More
February 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1865 The front page has prints: "Before Petersburg--Winter Quarters from the Plantation" and "Pocotaligo Depot, South Carolina.
Perhaps the most notable print in this issue is that of: "John H. Rock, Colored Counselor" which has a same-titled article which includes: "We give on this page a portrait of John H. Rock, th... See More
July 05, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 5, 1890 Fullpg: 'Harvey's Ranch, the highest in America'. Fullpg. illus. of Gen. Schofield. Fullpg. Remington prints of Navajo Indians.
May 03, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Modocs In Their Stronghold'. Half page illustration include: 'Interior of an Indian Wigwam'; 'Treating With Indians in the Olden Times' and 'The Modocs--Murder of Gen. Canby.'
A half-page illustration: 'Straightening the Crooked Tree". Two 1/8 page illustrations are from The Sandwich Isl... See More
May 26, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1866 Ftpg. has two scenes in 'Memphis, Tenn., During the Riot' one showing: 'Shooting down Negroes' and the other 'Burning a Freedmen's School House'. Three-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Edwin M. Stanton'. Nice fullpg. with 2 illus. of: 'Little Rock, Ark.' fullpg: 'Crevasse on Chim's Plantation, West Baton Rouge, ... See More
August 28, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: "Another fool's errand!". Fullpg print: 'The Newport Casino'. Fullpg. illus. regarding snipe hunting: "What has Become of the Snipe?". Nast doublepage centerfold cartoon: 'The Silent (Democratic) Majority'. Fullpg: 'Picking Coffee in Costa Rica'.
Other news and advertiseme... See More
August 17, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1861 The front page shows: "The Wounded Zouave In the Hospital at Washington--The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington." Inside has individual prints of: "General McDowell" "General Mansfield" "Colonel Blair" and "Flag-Officer Stringham". Also a full page of: "A New Regiment of Mass. Volunteers P... See More
June 16, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1877 The front page has a nice print of: "Fletcher Harper" who recently died, the last of the four Harper brothers who founded the many publication under the Harper's Publishing Company banner. The balance of the front page is a detailed biography of him and the publications he was involved in founding.
Other prints in this issue include... See More
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