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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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
May 26, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1888 Front page print: "General Russell A. Alger, Of Michigan". Full page print: "The Islands of the Venetian Lagoon" shows 5 scenes. Two full page prints: "The New Armored Cruiser 'Maine'" and "Will He Enlist?" Very nice halfpg. illus. by Frederic Remington: "An Ox Train In The Mountains". Fullp... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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