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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
April 30, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1898 Famous full ftpg. illustration: "Cuba Libre!" shows a woman draped in the Cuban flag set free from her shackles. There is a full page illustration of "The U.S. Regular Infantry, Past & Present". A full page has 3 illustrations titled "With the North Atlantic Fleet at Key West" and another has 7 photos titled &quo... 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
February 12, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1881 Ftpg: "Death to Monopoly" Nast illus. "A diplomatic (Chinese) design presented to United States". Halfpg: 'The Obelisk In Central Park'. Most of the doublepage centerfold taken up with 6 scenes of: 'Moose Hunting in Canada'. Fullpg: 'Common Perils of Daily Life' 'The New Senate'.
Other news ... 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
November 22, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 22, 1890 (excludes Supplement - see note below) Full ftpg: 'At the Horse Show, Madison Square Garden'. Fullpg: 'The Day Before Thanksgiving' shows cooks preparing the meal.
Doublepage centerfold: 'A Wedding in the Chinese Quarter--Mott St., N.Y.' Halfpg. military print by Remington.
Note: The price shown does not include the hard-to-find supple... 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
May 01, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1886 Full ftpg. Nast illustration themed on "Oliver Cromwell & Charles I". Fullpg: 'The Cyclone in Minnesota'. A halfpg: 'The Proposed Capitol of Colorado'. The doublepage centerfold: 'The Strike' is a dramatic scene. Halfpg: 'Exhibition of Horse-Taming in New York'. Supplement has a centerfold: 'The Nava... 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
April 24, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1886 The entire front page is taken up with two prints captioned: "Closing Scenes of the Apache War", the upper one: "Geronimo and His Band" and the lower one: "General Crook's Conference With Geronimo", showing both, among others. Inside has a full page with four prints of: "The Hostile Apaches" with each c... See More
November 01, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1862 The full front page shows: "The Town of Perryville, Kentucky, Scene of the Recent Battle" and "The Pirate 'Alabama'". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel Foray in Pennsylvania--General View of Chambersburg" and two other quarter page scenes at Chambersburg. Halfpg: "Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky...&... See More
January 16, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 16, 1864 The full front page is a print captioned: "Averill's Raid". Inside has prints of: "Major-General Andrew A. Humphreys" "General William W. Averill" "The 'Suck' In The Tennessee River" "The Wreck of the 'Aquila' at San Francisco" "The Iron-Clad Screw Frigate 'Re D'... See More
January 29, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1870 The front page features a full page illustration of "A Father's Advise." Inside are five small illustrations pertaining to "The Grand Procession" from "A Negro Holiday in Havana". Also, a 1/4 page illustration of "M. Emile Ollivier." A 1/2 page illustration of "A Group of Thugs (India)." Inc... See More
January 31, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Investigation Committee' shows a Black man in Kansas holding a bag reading: 'Exodus from the South'. Nearly halfpg: 'Whale Captured in the Harbor of Charleston, S.C.'. Illus. of 'The Late Frank Leslie'. Several illustrations of: 'Paris Under the Snow'. Another fullpg. Nas... See More
January 27, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 27, 1883 Full ftpg: 'The Ice Palace for the Winter Carnival at Montreal, Canada'. Nice fullpg: 'Barnum's Elephants in Winter Quarters' and fullpg; 'Winter Railroad Travel in the Northwest'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
January 01, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1887 Full ftpg. shows: "John Ericsson", the creator of the iron-clad from the Civil War. Nice fullpg. view: "San Antonio, Texas" shows 7 scenes. The double page centerfold: "Hospital Sunday In New York--Christian Work Among The Poor" shows 7 scenes. 2/3 page Thomas Nast print: "The President's New-Year Messenger... See More
January 19, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1889 The front cover contains an illustration entitled "Americans in Paris - the the Flower Market at the Madeleine". Within the issue is a full page "The New Club-House of the Players"; a double-page centerfold shows destruction by tornadoes at Pittsburgh, Reading, Brooklyn and Niagara. A half-page: 'Birds-eye view of ... 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
December 10, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 10, 1864 The full front page is: "Arrival Of Union Refugees at Kingston, Georgia". Inside has a full page print: "Thank God! Reception of Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'Eliza Hancox' ". Other prints within include: "Serving Out Rations to Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'New York' " "Sund... See More
December 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 17, 1864 The full front page is a print of: "Major-General George H. Thomas". Prints inside include: "Major-General John M. Schofield" "General David S. Stanley" "Torpedo Raft in Mobile Bay", a full page showing: "Our Fleet in Hampton Roads" and "Fort Wool (rip rap), Hampton Roads"; a full page sh... See More
December 22, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 22, 1866 Half of the ftpg: 'A Mississippi Steamboat Making a Landing at Night'. Halfpg: 'Infant Class at the Five Points Mission, N.Y.C., Receiving Lunch'. Fullpg. of the railroad bridge '...connecting Perryville with Havre de Grace'. Great fullpg. whaling print: 'Taking a Whale' is displayable.
December 05, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1896 The entire ftpg. is a very nice ftpg. of a cowboy on horseback about ready to lasso a turkey(!) captioned: 'Running the Wild Turkey in the Indian Territory'. Fullpg. on: 'American University, Washington, D.C.' Several photos of Harvard & Penn football games.
Complete issue.... 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
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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