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December 17, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1859 The front page is a full illustration of: 'The Funeral Service at Christ Church, Tarrytown, New York, at the Burial of Washington Irving' with a small article on the inside page. A 1/4 page illustration of "Hon. Fernando Wood, Mayor Elect of New York".
Nice full page interior view of: 'Balloting for a Speaker in the Hous... See More
February 10, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "If Not Rule, Then Ruin." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Protection of American Interests in Brazilian Waters." Full pg. illus. of "The Quebec Winter Carnival."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Ball." Two full pg. illus. of "The Poultry Show at Madison Square Garden"... See More
September 19, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1896 Nice fullpg. shows: 'Wm. McKinley in his Library, Canton, Ohio'. Very dramatic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'High Tide at Gettysburg' shows a dramatic charge of the Confederates. Nearly halfpg. illus., plus text, on 'Crater Lake & Cone, Cascade Mountains'
February 22, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1862 The front page has: "Gun-deck of One of the Mississippi Gunboats engaged in the Attack on Fort Henry" and a print of: "Commodore Foote, U.S.N." as well as a related article.
Inside page prints including a fullpg. with portraits of: "Lord Lyons, the British Minister to Washington" "M. Mercier, The French Mini... See More
July 17, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1869 The front page features a full page illustration entitled "Uninvited Guests", by J C Beard. Another fullpage illustration is "Summer". Nearly halfpage : 'Capture of the Cuban Expedition in Long Island Sound'. The "Welcome Stranger" article is about the largest gold nugget found and features an illustration of ... See More
January 13, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1872 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Getting Himself Up." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Snow Battle." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Attorney General George H. Williams" and "The Late Sidney E. Morse." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "Arrested for Cruelty." Horizontal full pg. illus. of "The Road to Gretna Green.... See More
December 03, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1881 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau." There are also three small portraits of "District Attorney Corkhill," "Presiding Judge Walter S. Cox," and "George M. Scoville." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau - A Scene in Court." Three large illus... See More
May 02, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1857 Two half page scenes showing the 'Niagara' laying the telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, with the accompany article: "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph" and small illustration of Professor Morse among others. Also an illustration: "The Transatlantic Telegraph Wire, Full Size".
Articles entitled: "The... See More
August 15, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1874 The ftpg. has a print: "Scandal" with a related article.
The prime print in this issue is certainly the very nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer, titled: "On The Beach at Long Branch--The Children's Hour". But other prints within this issue include a halfpg: "A Negro Fight In South America", a doublepa... 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
October 15, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'A German Beer Garden in N.Y. City on Sunday Eve.' Nice fullpg: 'The English Cricketers--the Eleven of All England'. Half of the dblpgctrfld. is a terrific illus. of: 'A Base Ball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken' showing a game in progress. A very displayable print, showing almost the entire field. The other hal... See More
January 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 13, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "Tammany's Tax on Crime." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Views in the Bay of Rio De Janeiro" and "The Rebel Fleet at Rio."
Two full pg. illus. of "Cities of the Sound" and "Among the Unemployed of Chicago." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Charles H. Park... 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
May 03, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1884 Front page print by Thomas Nast: "Hand In Glove (Political Influence In Criminal Courts)". Great fullpg: "A Polish Trading Post in New York" shows a huge crowd. Full page print: "Here They Come" showing several dogs jumping a fence. Fullpg: "The New York Produce Exchange Building". Full page print showing 7 pr... See More
March 02, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 2, 1872 Two front 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler" and "Miss Sarah F. Smiley, the Quakeress Preacher."
Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of: "The British Exlipse Expedition in India-Incident at Bakul"; one-third pg. illus. of: "Entrance to the Ancient Jewish Catacombs at Rome"; small portrait of "Pa-Ha-Uzah-T... 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
August 29, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Deadly Parallel." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Hangers-on at the Headquarters of a National Committee During a Presidential Campaign." Full pg. illus. of "The Second Annual Musical Festival at Ocean Grove, New Jersey." Full pg. illus. of "Mr. McKinley Addressing the Survivors o... See More
November 04, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1876 Front page Thomas Nast illustration of "This Will Be A Change."; Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial - A Group from the Tiffany Exhibit, Main Building."; Full page illustration of "The Centennial - Specimens from the Horse Show."; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast entitled "... 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
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.
June 20, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1896 Ftpg. political cartoon shows the elephant and donkey. Fullpg: 'The Coronation of the Czar'. Fullpg: 'The Cuban Insurrection'. Great dblpgctrfld. shows a view of St. Louis looking East along Westmoreland Place & Portland Pl. Another fullpg. with St. Louis scenes. Golf photos.
Complete issue.... See More
March 16, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 16, 1889 (with 5 panel Supplement) Full ftpg. shows: "President Harrison Taking the Oath of Office". Two fullpgs. showing: "The Members of President Harrison's Cabinet" and a nice doublepage centerfold showing: "The Inauguration Ball". The price shown also includes the 5 panel Supplement: "The Inauguration Of President Ha... See More
April 05, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1884 Full ftpg. Nast illus: "Blaine Canvassing". Nice fullpg. with 8 illus: 'Winter Sanitariums, Lakewood, New Jersey' includes a small tennis scene. Halfpg; 'A Gusty Day in April' Very nice fullpg: 'The New Orleans Levees' is displayable. Fullpg: 'Breaking out thru the Ice--The Sealing Fleet leaving St. John's... See More
May 16, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 16, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Cradle of Liberty Out of Danger." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "George M. Van Nort, Commissioner of Public Works." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Boston Bar-By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Jacob Wainright and the Body of Dr. Livingstone." Dblpgctrfld. Nast illus. of "A ... See More
July 04, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1857 The front page features an article 'Travel Noted In Bible Lands' with a half page illustration 'Keeping the Fourth on Holy Ground'. Inside contains an illustration of the: 'Henry Clay Column to be Raised at Lexington, Kentucky.' An article on 'How To Spend The Fourth' with several small illustrations. Nice one-... 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
February 23, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1889 Full front pg. illus. of "The Old Mechanic." Inside are three small portraits of "The Late Rear Admiral Ralph Chandler," "The Late Colonel Henry Jackson Hunt," and "The Late John Call Dalton, M.D." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Henry C. Yarrow, M.D., of Washington." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Captain Clarence ... See More
November 12, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1859 Two ftpg. prints show: "The Prisoner (John) Brown & His Boston Counsel" and another showing John Brown at "The Arraignment" plus an article: "Will John Brown be Hanged?"
Inside has a very nice fullpg. scene: "The Trial of John Brown for Treason & Murder" plus a lengthy related article. The... See More
October 10, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1891 Full front page shows: 'A Reception at the Progress Club, New York'. Half page: 'Improvements of Delaware River at Philadelphia' is a nice view. Story with 2 Remington prints.
Full page: 'The Government Rainfall Experiments in Texas' shows 5 scenes. Over two full pages of text & illustrations on: 'The Jews of New York... See More
October 01, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast illus. shows the Liberty figure weeping over a memorial to Garfield. 3/4 pg: 'Pres. Arthur Taking the Oath at his Private Residence' 'The Funeral Train at Elberon' Fullpg: 'Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol' Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Death-bed of Pres. Garfield' Fullpg: 'T... See More
November 12, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Nov. 12, 1864 The front page contains a nice print captioned: "General Custer Presenting Captured Battle Flags at the War Department, Washington" showing him and many others holding flags.
Many other Civil War prints within, including a half pg: "Valley of the Shenandoah--Gen. Sheridan's Wagon Trains..." & a full page Thomas Nast car... See More
February 24, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 24, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Well Roared, Lion, and Well Shone, Moon." Inside: Full pg. illus. of "Running to a Fire in New York." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Horace White." 1/2 pg. illus of "Taking Virus from the Calf." (Cow). 1/2 pg. illus. of "Visit of the Ku Klux." (Ku Klux Klan). Full pg. illus. en... See More
February 16, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 16, 1884 The full front page of this issue is of 'The Western Floods -- Scene on the Youghiogheny River'. Two nice full page illustrations 'Laid Up for Winter--Canal boat Colony in Coenties Slip, East River' and 'The Disaster at Crested Butte, Colorado' . A political full page illustration "The Three Bosses of Gotham Went t... See More
February 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1899 Front full pg. illus. of "The Blizzard of 1899 - Hard Work of the Fire Department in Responding to the Frequent Alarms." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Samoa - The Troubles Over the Disputed Kingship." Full pg. of illus. of "From the Thirty-Second Annual Exhibition of the American Water Color Society." Full pg... See More
June 20, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1874 Nice ftpg: 'Irrigation In Colorado--Letting Water Into a Side Sluice-Way' Two halfpg: 'Indians Offering Gifts To The Dead' & 'Indian Canoe Race' Fullpg. Nast cartoon "The Greatest Joke of the Century". 3/4 pg "Italian Acrobats".
Doublepage centerfold "The Czar of Russia in England -- the Debark... 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
February 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 23, 1867 Halfpg: 'U.S. Patent Office Dept., Wash. D.C.' Great fullpg: 'Scene in a New York Faro Bank--The Critical Moment: Making 'The Turn'' is a gambling scene. Good print.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.
April 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "What, Dat Hat, Miss Sally! Indignantly Lifting the insulted hat out of the Box and Holding it up for Us to Look At." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The First League Game of Baseball of the Season." Several small portraits of "The Leaders in the International Chess Tournament." 2/3 pg. illus. of ... See More
September 17, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1859 A nearly fullpage illustration: 'The Saloon of the Steamship 'Great Eastern'' with a dramatic doublepage centerfold of 'The 'Great Eastern' Steamship At Sea'. The frontpage of the illustration features "The Rev. Mr. Spurgeon's New Tabernacle, Blackfriars Road, London" with accompanying artic... See More
November 19, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1898 Full ftpg: 'At the Horse Show'. Fullpg. with 5 photos: 'The Evacuation of Puerto Rico--Scenes Attending the Formal Surrender'. Fullpg. by A.B. Frost: 'Snipe Shooting' is displayable.
Doublepage centerfold with 5 photos of: 'the Growth of the Metropolis--Typical Views of New York City'.
Other news and advertise... See More
July 26, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Statesman At Home'. Fullpg; 'The Metropolitan Regatta on the Hudson'. 3/4 pg: 'The Eruption of Mt. Etna--The Great Stream of Lava'. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of a military encampment at Newport. Fullpg. shows the ship: 'Jeannette Leaving San Francisco'.
Other news and advertiseme... See More
October 29, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1859 The front page of this issue is the "Fac-Simile of the Last Record of the Franklin Expedition, Found by Lieutenant Hobson on King William's Land". A half page illustration 'Harper's Ferry -- The Scene of the Late Insurrection' with an article on John Brown as well. A 'Map of Vancouver Island and Washington Territor... See More
March 21, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1857 An article entitled "Welcome to Horace Vernet" features a small illustration of him as well as a drawing by him which contains his autograph with date. Contains ten illustrations of Bermuda and its people in this article headed: 'A Cruise To the Somers Islands'. Few other illustrations, still being an early volume one issue.
Co... See More
May 23, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1857 One page has: 'The Quarantine Station, Staten Island' 'Map of New York Bay' 'Site of the Proposed Fever Station, Sequine's Point, Staten Island.' with accompaning article. Eight illustrations of a journey in 'Zulu Land - A Journey Thither', one showing an African's leg being eaten by an alligator.
An article... See More
November 05, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1864 The full front page is a nice print of: "Phil Sheridan's Ride to the Front." showing him on horseback. Inside has a full page print: "Union Refugees Coming Into the Federal Lines" and half page prints: "Adams Express Office at City Point, Virginia, on Pay Day" "Valley Of the Shenandoah--Paying Sheridan's T... See More
December 24, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1859 The frontpage features a story "Hester Pratt's New-Year's Day" and has a nearly half-page illustration "The Blind Girl at Hester Pratt's Table". A two-thirds page "The Proposed New Parliament Buildings at Ottawa City, Canada" also has an accompanying article. A very decorative doublepage centerfold is by Win... 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
November 05, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Croker to the Public." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Peace Jubilee at Philadelphia." Full pg. illus. of "The Peace Jubilee at Philadelphia - Lieutenant Hobson and the 'Merrimac's' Crew Passing Throught the Court of Honor." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes of Present Inter... See More
July 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864 The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... 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
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