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October 19, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1861 Front page has "The Rebel Ex-Governor Jackson, of Missouri, Addressing Colonel Mulligan's Troops After the Surrender at Lexington" as well as prints of: "Colonel Mulligan" and "Lieutenant Russell, U.S.N., Who Burned the 'Judith' at Pensacola".
Prints inside include: "Cannonading on the Outposts of... See More
June 10, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "The Grand Review at Washington--General Meade & Staff Passing the Principal Stand" during a parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Another prime item is the doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast, titled: "Victory And Death" showing six vignettes of the somber side of war (see).
Othe... See More
November 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1865 Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club."
Other prints... See More
December 29, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 29, 1866 The front page has a lengthy poem with a related print titled: "The Setter's Christmas Eve". Inside contains a full page: "Hauling Home the Christmas Boughs"; halfpg: "Scene of the Holy Nativity, Bethlehem" & "The Wise Men Following the Star in the East". Also: a halfpg: "John Surratt"... See More
August 20, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1870 The front page article is "French Commanders" and features five illustrations. With the issue is a quarter-page "The Late Mr. Benjamin Nathan", a third page "The Mitrailleur" (breech-loading device) and a small illustration of "The Queen's Cup". Great full page stagecoach print showing many people on a... See More
May 13, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1871 Ftpg: 'The War At Paris--Barricade in the Place De Clichy' plus many other illus. on the French Civil War. Nice halfpg: 'Salmon-Fishing'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Soldiers in Camp on the Plains, Narrating Stories of Adventure'.
August 24, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 24, 1872 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man & a K.K.K. man. Illus. of 'U.S. Grant' & of 'Horace Greeley'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus--Leaving By Steamboat' & 'The Artist in the Country' is by Frenzeny. Very nice.
November 09, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1872 Full ftpg. is a Th. Nast political cartoon: "Home-Stretched" plus a great Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Pirates Under False Colors--Can They Capture the Ship of State?" & yet another Nast fullpg. cartoon re. Greeley. Fullpg: "Studies in Central Park: Provident & Improvident Virgins"
July 05, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1873 The front page illustration is entitled "Prepared for the Campaign - a Reverie of the Coming Summer." Inside is a small, one column illustration of "Susan B. Anthony" plus an article headed: "Susan B. Anthony's Vote", talking of her being arrested for voting in Rochester. Rare to find prints of her.
An article ent... See More
August 28, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 28, 1875 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Established (Foreign) Church in Ohio"; A full page illustration containing many smaller illustration pertaining to "Rustication-Watching Young Ducks"; Full page illustration of "The Colored Creedmoor"; Doublepage centerfold Thomas Nast illustration of "A Cha... See More
May 21, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1881 Full front page political cartoon by Thomas Nast: 'Citizen Beaver & Statesman Sloth'. Half page illustration: 'A Bookstall on a Paris Blvd.' Fullpage illustration: 'The Floods in the West' shows 4 scenes in the St. Paul, Minnesota, area. Nice double page centerfold: ' Musical Festival in the 7th Regiment Armory'.... See More
December 01, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1883 Full ftpg. shows: "Washington Leaving New York, December 4, 1783", being quite displayable. Nice fullpg: "Washington Taking Leave of His Officers, December 4, 1783". Another full page print: "No Thanksgiving Dinner for the Johnsing Family" shows a Black family by A.B. Frost. Nice fullpg. football print: "Foot-... See More
March 27, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1886 Full ftpg. is the famous Nast political cartoon: 'Our System of Feathering Nests Breeds Tweeds all Over the Land'. Halfpg: 'New Railroad Bridge Across the Ohio Near Louisville'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Sinking of the 'Oregon'--Transferring the Passengers'. Halfpg: 'Interior of a Life-saving Station... See More
April 17, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1886 Full ftpg: 'An Incident of the Floods In Alabama' shows a train stalled in water. Fullpg. has 4 illus: 'The Chiracahua Apaches' subheaded: 'Geronimo's Aids'. The doublepage centerfold: 'The Strike At East St. Louis--Firing Into the Crowd'. A great fullpg. Thomas Nast print: 'Wilful Slavery Makes Woeful... See More
October 02, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1886 One-third of a page shows: "The Hostile Apaches--The Captors and the Captured" shows Geronimo and Natchez, plus another one-third pg. illus. of the soldiers who captured them. Fullpg. print: "A Night Scene at the St. Louis Exposition". Another full page print: "The 'Tub Parade' at Lenox, Massachusetts". 3/4 ... See More
October 09, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1886 The full front page is a print by famed Western artist Frederic Remington, titled: "In From The Night Herd" (see). Other prints inside include a nice full page: "Over The Rocky Mountains on the Northern Pacific Railroad" by Charles Graham; a double page centerfold: "The New York Riding Club"; another smaller R... See More
October 01, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "Jonathan and Sandy" (re: America's Cup). Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many illus. pertaining to "Pictures from Holland." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "George L. Watson, Designer of the "Thistle" and "Edward Burgess, Designer of the "Volunteer."
double page cen... See More
November 11, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1893 The front page features a full page illustration "The Assassination of Mayor Harrison of Chicago." Inside is a half-page illustration of "The New War Between the Spaniards and the Moors."
A half-page illustration of "The 'Algerian' - Finale of the Second Act." Two half-page illustrations of "The Columbian ... See More
November 28, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1896 Full ftpg. cartoon shows: 'Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving', by W.A. Rogers. Nice fullpg. F. Remington print: 'White Man's Big Sunday--Indian Visitors on Thanksgiving Day'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Thanksgiving in the Woods' is by A.B. Frost. Photos of 3 bronze statuettes by Remington.
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January 06, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872 The full front full page is an illustration of "New Year's Day -The First Caller." (Homeless girl). Inside is a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits." and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thi... See More
August 26, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1865 The most notable prints would be the two full page prints by noted artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Our Watering Places--The Empty Sleeve at Newport" showing a Civil War veteran with one arm missing, and: "Our Watering Places--Horse Racing at Saratoga".
Other prints in this issue include: "George N. Sanders" "Co... See More
October 26, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 26, 1867 The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appears to be a catcher's mask. There is a related article titled: &qu... See More
November 19, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864 The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".
Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More
December 08, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1866 Halfpg: 'Parade of the Metropolitan Fire Dept'. Dblpgctrfld. has 6 scenes of: 'Thanksgiving Sketches'. Quarter pg: 'Sugar Plantation on the Bayou Teche, La.' & fullpg: 'Cypress Swamp on the Opelousas Railroad, La., showing alligators. Halfpage 'Bones of the Mastodon Recently Discovered at Cohoes, New York'.
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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
April 26, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1884 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: "The Great Democratic Protectionist". Nice fullpg. of "The Proposed Cathedral at Albany, New York". Text with 3 illustrations of: "Historic Tappan", New York. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: "The Dismal Swamp" & fullpg: "Judge Lynch" shows a mounted "lynch mob", al... See More
September 24, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1887 Nice full ftpg: 'The 'Volunteer Under Full Sail' shows a yacht. Nearly halfpg: 'The Exhibition of Natural Gas Illumination at Toledo'. Nearly halfpg: 'Wharf Scene in Savannah'. Fullpg: 'English & American Athletes at the Annual Championship Games, Manhattan Athletic Club'. Double page centerfold: "... See More
October 29, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1887 Full front pg. illus. of "The Presidential Train Approaching Atlanta." Inside are two 1/6 pg. portraits of "Signor Francisco Crispi, Premier of the Italian Ministry" and "The Late Elihu B. Washburne." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Dedication of the Statue of General Meade in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, October 18, 1887... See More
July 26, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 26, 1890 Full ftpg: 'The Late Gen. John C. Fremont'. Fullpg: 'Incidents of the Newfoundland Fisheries Dispute' Great fullpg: 'Camping in the Woods' is displayable. Halfpg: 'The New University Building at Topeka' & 'The Approach of the Tornado' at Minneapolis, Minn.
August 22, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1874 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer titled: "Waiting for a Bite."
Other prints in this issue are a full ftpg. illus. "The Little Vagrant." Inside is a 1/2 pg. map of "The Gold Regions of the Black Hills, Explored by General Custer's Expedition."; a halfpg. ... 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
March 12, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1892 Full front page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--the Statue of the 'Republic' in the Grand Basin'. Full page: 'State & Washington Streets, Boston'. Full page: 'Columbian Exposition--Placing Decorations on the Horticultural Bldg.'.
Four pages & many illus. on: 'New Gateways to the Metropolis' shows ... See More
May 13, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1865 The front page features a large print of: "Andrew Johnson" who succeeded Abraham Lincoln as President. The balance of the front page is a lengthy biography of him.
There are several prints within which relate to the Abraham Lincoln funeral and the hunting & killing of John Wilkes Booth. Included are prints captioned: "Sergeant B... See More
October 15, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1864 Most of the front page is taken up with a print: "General Hunt and Major Duane, Chief of Artillery & Chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac" with a related article. Other prints within include: "The Sixth Corps in Action on the Opequan" "Early's Army Falling Back Upon Winchester" "Major-General Davi... See More
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