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July 17, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1897 Full front page illus. of "New York's New Recreation Pier at the Foot of Third Street, East River." Full pg. of portraits of "Honor Men of Harvard and Yale Universities, Classes of '97." Full pg. illus. of "The United States Torpedo Boat 'Porter,' Showing Officers and Crew at Drill."
Doublepage center... 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
January 12, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1895 Full ftpg: 'On the Signal Bridge of a Man-Of-War'. Full pg. of text with 6 illus. of 'Hockey in Canada', being early hockey prints. One-third pg: 'View of Apia, Capital of Samoa'. Fullpg. with 3 photos of: 'Surface Mining for iron on the Missabe Range in Minnesota' & fullpg: 'The Red Cross Hospital, Tokyo, Japan... 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
December 09, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865 The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City". Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".
The double... 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
July 10, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1875 Fullpg: 'The International Rifle Match, The American Team'. Fullpg. Nast Cartoon: 'Homo-Phobia'. Halfpg: 'The Frigate 'Constitution', 'Old Ironsides' '. Full bkpg: 'A Clown's Cricket Match'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
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
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
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
May 30, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1885 Full front pg. portrait of "Victor Hugo." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Le Parlementaire" (The Flag of Truce)-Alphonse De Neuville's Last Picture." Six small portraits of: "Alphonse Marie De Neuville, Lieutenant A. L. Howard, Lieutenant E. C. Fitch, Tenth (Canadian) Grenadiers, Thomas Pettit, Champion Court Tenni... 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
February 02, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1895 Dramatic full ftpg: 'The Strike in Brooklyn--Firing at the Mob'. Inside has five more pgs. of illustrations and photos on 'The Strike in Brooklyn'. Nice two-thirds pg. Remington military print: 'We Were Now Out of the Smoke' shows many soldiers with rifles. Dblpgctrfld. has 2 wide photos of: 'Panoramic Views of the City of Bos... See More
March 02, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1895 Certainly the prime content in this issue is not just the page 6 article: "Death of Frederick Douglass" which takes over three-quarters of the first column, but the related illustration of him appearing on page 4 which takes one-third of the page, captioned: "Frederick Douglass, Died Feb. 20, 1895" (see).
The full front page i... See More
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
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
May 13, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Philippines - Brigadier-General Loyd Wheaton, U.S.V., Ordering the Advance at Stone Quarry Hill, March 13" by Frederic Remington.
Inside has two full pg. illus. pertaining to "The Philippines - Our Artist with the firing Line During the Advance on Malolos." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Effect of the Di... 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
June 23, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1894 Full ftpg. political cartoon re. income tax. Fullpg. with 9 photos of: 'The Recent Excavations at Dashur, Egypt'. Three pgs. with many illus. on 'The Iroquois of the Grand River'. Fullpg. with 8 photos of the foods in Pueblo, Colorado and Portland, Oregon.
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
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
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
January 02, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 2, 1892 Front full pg. portrait of "Anthony Joseph Drexel." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industries." Seven large illus. of "Sketches at the 'Circus of Troop A'." Double page center fold of "Careful Now! Careful!" Full pg. illus. of "Father Knickerbocker's Reveries at... 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.
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 09, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1863 The entire front page is taken up with a print: "On Picket Duty in the Swamps of Louisiana". Inside two half pages show: "Brashear City, Berwick's Bay, La., Base of General Banks's Operations" and "Iron-clad 'Barrataria' Snagged in Amite River, La. and Attacked by Rebel Guerrillas". There is a great full... 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.
November 17, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860 The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.
Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... 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
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
February 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1873 A Valentine issue with the front full page illustration: "Robbing the United States Mail." showing a women sneaking envelopes from an angelic "mailman".
Inside is a full page illustration of "Mount of Olives and Valley of Jehoshaphat." Full page illustration containing several smaller illustrations of "Knebworth P... 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
March 06, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1858 A full page illustration: 'Sleighing In Broadway' is very displayable. An article "Skating, From a Lady's Point of View" features a half page illustration 'Skating In New England' and "Skating in the North of Europe'. "Hon. Henry Wilson, U.S. Senator of Massachusetts" is featured on the front page. ... See More
October 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 13, 1894 Near halfpg. Remington: 'shows soldiers climbing a hill. Twelve illustrations on 'How New York is Kept Partially Clean'. Two pages containing 23 photos of golf swings plus text headed: 'First Lessons in Golf'. Cross-section view of the ship 'New York'.
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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
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
December 28, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 28, 1872 Full ftpg: 'Early Birds: or, Christmas Morning' shows two children playing with toys. Two fullpg. Nast cartoons. Halfpg: 'Wide Awake--Christmas-Eve' shows a Black family.
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 17, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1872 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Will the Senator From Massachusetts Do This to Make His Words Good?", plus there is another Nast cartoon inside: "Romish Politics--Any Thing To Beat Grant" & yet another Nast, this one a doublepage centerfold: "Satan, Don't Get Thee Behind Me! Any Thing to Get Poss... See More
December 07, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1872 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'No Surrender' shows U.S. Grant & Miss Liberty.
Two pgs. of scenes on the Boston fire. Much of the doublepage centerfold is a gambling scene: 'The Last Night of Rouge et Noir at Baden-Baden'. Halfpg. of a warehouse fire in Brooklyn.
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
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
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
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