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May 21, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1892 Front full pg. portrait of "Charles Francois Gounod." Inside are three small illus. of "Argentine's President Conducted by Admiral Walker Inspecting the White Squadron," "Li Hung-Chang," and "Gordon Hall, Tientsin, in Which the Banquet was Given." 1/2 pg. illus. of "At the Open Air Horse Show - Showi... See More
March 31, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1894 Fullpg. with several scenes: 'Three Months with Gorillas & Chimpanzees'. Halfpg. with 3 photos: 'The Recent Conflict of Authorities in Denver'. Nice halfpg. illus: 'The Amateur Circus at Nutley'. Halfpg. A.B. Frost print: 'Ruffed Grouse Shooting' is displayable.
Complete issue.... See More
May 26, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1894 Full front page illus. of: "We Are Not Tired." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "New York's Constitutional Convention."; full pg. illus. of "The Khojak Tunnel."; full pg. of illus. of "Holy Week with the Penitentes of New Mexico."
Several pages of illus. pertaining to "The Soldier-Dead." Full pg.... See More
October 27, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1894 Full front page illus. of "Welding Steel Rails by Electricity." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Monument to the Late J. Marion Sims." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Action Between the 'United States' and the 'Macedonian,' October 25, 1812."
Several small portraits of "Leading M... See More
February 16, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, Feb. 16, 1895 Full ftpg: "The Opera--Before the Curtain" shows the stars bowing to a cheering crowd. Nice fullpg: "The New Ship-Canal at Kingsbridge, Connecting the Harlem & Hudson Rivers" & fullpg: "Scenes In & About San Jose" Calif. Nearly fullpg. dramatic polo scene: "A Cross at Polo".
Complete issue.... See More
May 11, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895 The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree." Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: 'Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World'. There are two pages of text headed: "The Evolution of the Amateur Pitcher" which includes 10 pho... See More
September 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1897 Full ftpg. shows the surf breaking over the boardwalk at Asbury Park, N.J. Fullpg. shows 6 photos of "Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain & Cattle Market".
Fullpg. with 7 photos of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--Scenes at Dyea & Skagway, Alaska" & another fullpg. on the Klondike. Fullpg. with 7 p... See More
October 02, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1897 The full front page is by F. Remington: "A Wounded Bull Elk", plus a fullpg. with 7 photos: "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields". Nearly halfpg. A.B. Frost print: "A Snap Shot at Woodcock" is a hunting scene. Plus three more hunting scenes by Frost also, including: "Shoot! Shoot, Man! Why Don't You Shoo... 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
October 22, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "Returning Home." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Serpent of the Still."
Double page centerfold of "Statue of Abraham Lincoln, to Be Unveiled in Lincoln Park, Chicago, October 22, 1887." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Challenge Cup of the American Yacht Club." Full pg. illus. of "... See More
July 12, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1873 Comical full ftpg: 'Looking into the Lawn Globe and What They Saw There'. Halfpg: 'Washington's Head-Quarters at Newburgh, New York'. Halfpg: 'Underground Life in New York - Health Officers Clearing Out a 'Dive' '. The doublepage centerfold 'The Trial of the Tichborne Claimant - General View of the Court Dur... See More
Item #153134THE DAILY AMERICAN, Nashville, Tennessee, 1879 A typical newspaper of the day with various news items both locally & from around the world, and a wealth of period ads--some quite large.
Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 23 by 29 inches and contains 4 pages.
August 16, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1862 The front page has an illustration of: "John Morgan, The Highwayman of Kentucky" with an article on him. Also on the ftpg: "Searching For Rebels In A Cave In Alabama" and a small print of: "Aunt Charlotte".
Prints inside include: "Sunday At General McClellan's Head-Quarters" "Scene Near Trent'... See More
November 07, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1863 The entire front page is taken up with a print: "The Army of the Cumberland--A Troop Train Passing Through the Big Cut on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad". Within the issue are a full page of: "Our Russian Visitors; full page: "The Soldier's Dream"; "Rebel Batteries at New Inlet, Wilmington, North Carolin... See More
August 20, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1864 The front page has prints; "Before Petersburg--Carrying Powder to the Mine" "Col. Pleasant Superintending the Arrival of the Powder" "General Grant's Campaign--Hancock's Corps Crossing the James River from Jones's Neck" plus an article: "Before Petersburg."
Prints inside include a small map ca... See More
September 23, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1865 The front page shows: "Champ Ferguson & His Guard", the Kentucky guerrilla arrested for murder, once a protege of John Morgan. Also on the front page are: "Hiram Oliver" and "John W. Hartup". Inside has prints of: "Dover Mills, on the James River & Kanawha Canal, Virginia" "Rockett's Landin... See More
October 07, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1865 The front page shows: "The Naval Festival at Portsmouth, England - Arrival of the French Fleet--The 'Solferino' Saluting the English Flag". Other prints within include: "Genberal H. W. Slocum" "General Francis C. Barlow" "The Late Thomas Wildey, P.G." "Monument Erected September 20, 1865 in Ho... See More
July 27, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 27, 1867 Ftpg: 'The Trout Stream' shows a fisherman. Fullpg. shows 5 illus. & article: 'The Indian Outrages' shows Ft. Wallace, Kansas, a 'Desperate Battle Between the Cheyennes & Co. G, 7th Cavalry' & an arrow-ridden body'. Fullpg: 'Feeding the Swans--a Scene at Central Park'
Complete in sixteen pages.
November 30, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1867 The front page has a print: " 'The Soldier's Friend' - An Incident in General Grant's Life" with a related article. Other prints within include a nice portrait of: "Charles Dickens"; "Wood-Sawyers' Tournament at Lafayette, Indiana" "The Floods in the West Indies--Inundation of the Island of To... 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
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
September 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1874 Fullpg. Th. Nast cartoon shows a black man "The Commandments in South Carolina". Nearly fullpg. with 2 illustrations, plus text: 'Brigham Young's Wives in the Great Mormon Tabernacle' & 'Mormon at the Communion Table'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Emigrants Leaving Queenstown for New York' at the dock. The fr... 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.
August 14, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 14, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The British Lion Loose in the House of Commons." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Off the scent." Full pg. illus. of "A Seltzer Water Cart-A Street Scene in Berlin, Prussia." Full pg. illus. of "Morning on the Moors." Full pg. illus. of "Up in the Crow's Nest-The Look-Out of... See More
November 18, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 18, 1882 Fine Thomas Nast full ftpg. cartoon: "Now, Then, Behave Yourself". Great fullpg. print: "The Cowboys Of Colorado--Life In A Dugout" by W. A. Rogers & "Bridges Over Harlem River". Good 1/3 pg. illustration: "Fresh From West Point--The New Lt. On His First Scouting Expedition" in the West plus much mor... See More
October 30, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886 A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".
The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... 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
September 13, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 13, 1890 Full front page: 'An Arena Box, Madison Square Garden'. Nice full page: 'Up the Hudson'. Half page: 'The Iowa Corn Palace at Ottumwa'. Very handsome double page centerfold: 'Copley Square, Boston'. Nice full page Remington: 'Ascent of Mt. Sir Donald by Members of the Swiss Alpine Club'. Half page: 'Lost in th... See More
November 14, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1891 Full front page: 'Boat Racing in the Navy--The Finish', is by Zogbaum. Half page: 'Station of the Penna. R.R. at Jersey City'. 'The Military Riding School of Germany' includes 5 prints by Remington. Full page: 'What Could be done with our Idle Silver' is on the huge hoard of silver dollars.
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
April 21, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1894 One-third pg: 'Auction Sale of a Cargo of Bananas from Bermuda'. Fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'The Revival of Dutch Architecture in N.Y.' Text & illus. of 'The Congressional Library'. Fullpg. with 8 photos of the 'Reunion of Union & Confederate Veterans on the Battlefield of Shiloh' & fullpg: 'Officers... See More
June 29, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1895 Full front pg. illus. of "A Sleeping Car on the Paris-Lyons-Mediterranean Railway." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Big Bicycle Parade in Brooklyn, New York."
Full pg. illus. of "The Opening of the Harlem River Ship-Canal, June 17th - Naval Procession About to Enter the Canal." Full pg. Nast illus. of "In... See More
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
March 04, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1899 Full ftpg: 'Skee-Running on the Snow-Covered Hills of Oregon' is an early skiing print. Photo of: 'Gen. Maximo Gomez' with an article as well. Fullpg: 'Colorado--A Snowslide Blockade in Grand River Canyon'. Two full pgs. of scenes of: 'Mardi-Gras Carnival, N. Orleans'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are i... See More
October 19, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 19, 1867 Front 1/3 illus. of "Joseph Garibaldi, the Italian Patriot." Also, there is a one-third page illustration of a: "Model of the Pneumatic Railway on Exhibition at the American Institute, New York." This is a much earlier version of what Elon Musk invisions with his "Hyperloop" concept, a revolutionary transportation system for the futur... See More
November 17, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1894 The full ftpg. is a portrait of: "William L. Strong." Prints inside include a fullpg. portrait of "Major-General Nelson A. Miles, U.S.A."; fifteen small portraits of: "Some of the Successful Candidates in the Recent Elections."; full pg. political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "The Tammany Tiger Caged - Now ... See More
March 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1867. Full front pg. illus. of "Equestrian Statue of Washington, Union Square, New York." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Martha Washington." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Washington's Head Quarters at Newburg." Vertical 1/2 pg. of "The Disaster at Regent's Park, London-Rescuing the Skaters from the Broken Ice." Full pg. i... See More
November 06, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls Dam, Minnesota' along with illustrations o... See More
October 18, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, October 18, 1890 Nice double page centerfold: 'The City of Los Angeles, California' shows 11 scenes. Terrific half page print: 'A Rush to Death' shows an Indian, in full warfare regalia, charging through the fire of soldiers (see the inset). Nice full page shows 6 scenes of 'The Newly Completed Mussel Shoals Canal'
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
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
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
May 19, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 19, 1860 Front page illustrations of the two Union Candidates for President & Vice Pres: 'John Bell, of Tenn.' and 'Ed. Everett, of Mass.' Full page with 6 illus. of: 'Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Republicans in Nominating Convention in their Wigwam at Chicago, May, 1860', wherein Lin... See More
October 11, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 11, 1862 The front page has two illustrations: "Flight of the Inhabitants of Sharpsburg at the Approach of Their Rebel Deliverers" and "Ford Near Shepherdstown, On the Potomac--Picket Firing Across the River".
Prints inside include a full page of: "The Battle of Antietam--First Maryland Battery in the Fore-Ground" and anot... See More
March 05, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1870 The most intriguing item is the back page cartoon captioned: "The Bewitching Brokers - Women on Change".
The brokers were Victoria Woodhull & her sister Tennessee (Tennie) Claflin, who were the first women to open a brokerage firm on the previously male-dominated Wall Street. The press was not kind to their new enterprise, however t... See More
April 04, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1863 Page three has a 4 3/4" by 5" wood-cut illustration of Antonia Ford, a famous (infamous?) female confederate spy during the American Civil War.
The front page shows: "Break in the Mississippi Levee Near the Canal at Vicksburg" & "Cutting Away the Dam at the Head of the Vicksburg Canal". Inside prints include a fu... See More
December 09, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The British Naval Brigade Passing Through Ladysmith." Inside are four small portraits of "Some Probable Leaders in the Coming Congressional Debate." 1/2 pg. illus. of "U.S.S. 'Kentucky' Crossing the Line at the Finish of Her Trial Run." Full pg. illus. of "The Arrival of Gene... See More
September 05, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1868 Without a doubt, the most sought-after print within this issue is Thomas Nast's, "'his Is A White Man's Government". Also desirable are: the full-page, "Scenes in Alaska"; "Collecting the Customs--Operations of the Customs Inspectors & Agents at N.Y." (shows 5 scenes); "A Chinese Wedding&q... See More
September 18, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1869 The front page illustration is of the 'New Mercantile Library Building, San Francisco, California'. A full page illustration is of 'Plaza De Armas, Havana, Showing the Captain-General's Palace.' Two half page illustrations are 'Boat House of the London Rowing Club on the Thames' and "The Crab-Tree Inn, on the Thames... See More
September 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in Sout... See More
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