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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'.
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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
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
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
April 08, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1865 This issue was printed just one day prior to the surrender of Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant at Appomattox.
The front page shows the: "Raising the Stars & Stripes Over the Capitol at Columbia, South Carolina" as well as a print of: "The Fifteenth Corps Crossing the South Edisto". Prints inside include a: "Map of th... See More
June 24, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "Lieutenant-General Grant visiting General Scott at Cozzens's Hotel, West Point".
Among the nice prints within this issue is a full page of: "Sheridan and His Generals" with each labeled, perhaps the most notable being "Custer" some 11 years before his death at Little Big H... See More
January 08, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1870 The full front page engraving of the issue is entitled: 'Jack-in-the-Box'. Two-thirds of a page: 'Arguing the Point'. The doublepage centerfold is by Homer entitled: '1860 - 1870' and is several scenes reflecting on the war. Two-thirds of a page 'Home from the Wars'. Another full page illustration is "T... See More
January 10, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 10, 1880 Full ftpg: 'From the Land of the Nile to the Shores of the Hudson: Cleopatra's Needle'. Nearly halfpg: 'New Farmers' Market in New York'. Three-quarter pg: 'Some Early Inventions' shows five. Fullpg; 'Gen. Grant in Phila.' Fullpg: 'Christmas Dinner at the Five Points House'.
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January 14, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1865 The front page is taken up with two prints: "Ordnance Stores Captured with Fort McAllister--Lieutenant Spencer's Headquarters" and "General Sherman's Army Entering Savannah, Georgia".
Several full page plates including: "General Hazen's Division Fifteenth Corps Storming Fort McAllister" and "Kilpa... See More
November 07, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 7, 1896 Nice full ftpg: 'The Flag is Still There' is a patriotic illustration. Fullpg: 'The Marine Parade in N.Y. Harbor' several pages of photos of 'Historic New York Houses' including Fraunces Tavern. Fullpg: 'Excavating on the Common (Boston) for the new Subway'. Football photos.
Complete issue.... See More
December 31, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1898
Front full pg. illus. of "On His Hands." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "President McKinley's Southern Trip" including "- Scenes During His Visits to Tuskegee and Atlanta" and "The Celebration at Atlanta." Full pg. illus. of "The Common Council of Chicago - The Storm Centre of the... 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
January 04, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1868 Front 1/3 page illustration of "The Sisters of Mercy", which is of a Man in Prison. Inside is a full page illustration of "Funeral of Chief Engineer Lyle of Philadelphia." 1/4 page illustration of "Tenement House Fire in Second Avenue, N.Y." 1/2 page illustration of "Railroad Disaster Near Northfield, Vermont.&... See More
February 05, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1870 The front page of the issue features a two-third page illustration of "Manton Marble". A one-third illustration of "The Peabody Funeral Train" plus a small illustration of "Alexander Anderson." Another page contains a half-page illustration of "Enforcing the Whiskey Laws in the Mountains of West Virginia."... See More
April 05, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Dramatic fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Rag Pickers' Court, Mulberry St.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Cabinet Meeting at the White House' includes Pres. Hayes. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Issuing Rations at the Sisseton Indian Agency, Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
July 06, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 6, 1889 Dblpgctrfld: 'On the Bridle Path, Central Park, N.Y.' is by Remington. Nice fullpg. by Zogbaum: 'Arrest of an Illicit Trader in the Indian Territory'. Fullpg: 'Our New Navy--Torpedo Boat No. 1'
Complete in twenty pages.
November 03, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1894 Full front page illus. of "The Proposed Design for the New Library Building of Columbia College." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Potato Day at Greeley, Colorado" and "The Salvation Army Meeting at Carnegie Music Hall, New York - General Booth Addressing the Audience."
Full pg. illus. of "Columbia College, ... See More
January 28, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Evacuation of Havana - Farewell Courtesies Between Spanish and American Officers in the Palace as Twelve O'Clock Struck."
Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The United States Naval Training Station, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco." Full pg. illus. of "The Final Scene in the American Oc... See More
February 17, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 17, 1877 (including Supplement) Perhaps the most notable is the double-page print found in the Supplement: "Grinding a Skate in Friesland", by Christoffel Bischop (engraved for Harper's Weekly by William Biscombe Gardner). Note: This print (as do nearly all double-page prints) typically has (very) small binding holes.
Also included are: Full ftpg. Nas... See More
September 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1889 Front full pg. illus. of "Back from Paris - Passing the Ordeal of the Custom House Inspectress." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "The Proposed Inwood Site for the International Exposition of 1892 - Viewed from Fort George" and "The proposed Site at Oak and Barretto Points on the Sound for the International Expositio... See More
July 11, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1874 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, certainly the most desired is the full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "Gathering Berries".
The full front page shows: "A Kansas Land Office" and prints inside include: "A Boy's Dream of the 'Glorious Fourth' "; a full page by political cartooni... 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
January 28, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1882 Halfpg. with 3 illus: 'Tunnelling the Palisades at Weehawken, N.J.'. Nice fullpg: 'A Chinese Burial in Lone Mountain Cemetery, San Francisco' . Very nice fullpg. with 5 illustrations of: 'Researches Among the Zuni Indians' with related text.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.... See More
January 09, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1858 The front page has a very nice and somewhat large illustration of Jefferson Davis, with the remainder of the front page being a lengthy biography of him. Nice item on him before he would be thrust into much greater prominence during the Civil War.
Text article entitled "The Rights and Wrongs of Filibusterism" which references William ... See More
March 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1865 The front page has a portrait of: "Hon. Hugh McCullough, Secretary of the Treasury". Prints inside include: "The Triumph in New York--Glimpses of the Grand Procession" which includes 5 prints; "Hon. James Harlan, Secretary of the Interior" "Fort Morgan in Mobile Bay" "General Schofield's Headquarte... 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
June 11, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1887 The prime feature is a very nice full page which has five prints captioned: "The Old Ute Reservation, Colorado" with scenes of Black Canyon--Gunnison River, Ouray, Marshall Basin, Ingram Falls, and Bridal Veil Park at Telluride. Also desirable are the nice full page print with seven scenes captioned: "Sketches At West Point&qu... 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
April 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Not So Easily Played Upon." Inside: A 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Hon. Erastus Corning." Small illus. of "An Alms Basin." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Turned Out." (Homeless people). 1/4 pg. illus. of "Spawning the Shad." 1/6 pg. illus. of "Camp Green." 1/4 pg. ill... See More
June 22, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1872 Full ftpg. illus. of 'The Late James Gordon Bennett'. Fullpg: 'The International Rowing Match' & 'Bird's-eye View of Boston & Its Environs' is nice, plus many scenes in the area.
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
December 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1879 The full front page print is a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast: "Borrowed Plumes--Mr. Jackdaw Conkling". Inside has a nice fullpg: 'Bicycle Match at Philadelphia' shows men on the 'boneshakers'. Fullpg: "Foot-Ball Match Between Yale & Princeton" is a fine print. Fullpg: "Canal Life&quo... 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
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
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
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
November 22, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Eve After Adam's Death." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late General Hooker" and "The Late Senator Chandler." 1/2 pg. portrait of "Jacob Abbott." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Now Then, Butt Away." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "The Rough is Re... See More
December 06, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 6, 1879 Full ftpg: 'Unveiling the Statue of Gen. Thomas at Washington'. Fullpg. kitchen scene: 'Mixing the Thanksgiving Pudding', includes a Black cook. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Gen. Grant at Chicago' shows a grand parade. Three-quarter pg. Nast political cartoon.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue ... See More
July 20, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 20, 1889 Full ftpg: 'The Special Correspondent' is a reporter on horseback, with the cavalry in the background. Article: 'The Noises of New York' has illustrations of various street hawkers.
Complete in twenty pages.
February 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1865 The full front page is a jubilant scene captioned: "Scene in the House on the Passage of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution", being the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the ... See More
April 02, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1887 The front page shows a ship during a violent storm entitled "Ship Ahead!" by de Thultrup. A full page illustration comprised of seven scenes is of "The Veterinary Department of the University of Pennsylvania" which also has related article within the issue. A half-page is comprised of the persons serving as the Inter-State Comm... See More
June 22, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Monument to Pres. Arthur'. Fullpg: 'Sketches From the Paris Exposition'. Halfpg: 'The Great American Cricketers', in uniform. Dblpgctrfld. shows 8 scenes of the 'Great Flood' in Central Pennsylvania. Nice & nearly fullpg. print of a yacht. Nice fullpg: 'The Great Fire at Seattle' s... See More
January 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1892 Great full front page showing a train robbery, captioned: 'The Modern Dick Turpin' is a very displayable print. Full page shows 10: 'Beacons Along the South Coast'. Full page with 4 Remington prints on 'The 6th U.S. Cavalry Camp at Rapid Creek'. Nice Remington double page centerfold: 'A Good Day's Hunting in the Adi... 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
June 18, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1892 Nice full front page illustration of: 'Pres. Benjamin Harrison, Rep. Candidate for Re-election'. Inside has several scenes from the Minneapolis Convention. Nice double page centerfold: 'The Oil Creek Valley Disaster' with many scenes of the flooding & fire at Oil City & Titusville.
July 04, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Rival Fourth of July Celebrations." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Cuban Insurrection." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Galley Fire - Seven Bells." 2/3 pg. portrait of "William Dean Howells."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Seventh Michigan at Fredericksburg, December 11, 1862 -... 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
April 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1899 Nice full ftpg. showing a 'Rocky Mountain Sheep Hunting' scene. Nice fullpg. golf print by A.B. Frost: 'Winter Golf--Play the Like In Four' shows several golfers. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Trout Fishing in a Penna. Stream'. Halfpg. bicycle print, and a fullpg. re. the war in Manila.
Other news and advertisements of th... See More
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