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September 08, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 8, 1900 Photos from Tientsin; fullpage "Saturday Afternoon At A Country Club" by Hutt; doublepage centerfold "The Chinese Club At Shanghai"; J.H. Taylor's First Exhibition Match (Golf); and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
February 03, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1900 (Supplement not included with this issue.) This issue features illustrations of the Boer War in South Africa; and illustrations featured at the Pennsylvania Academy Exhibition. It also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.The Supplement, which contains the desirable print of Teddy Roosevelt on horseback by W.A.... See More
March 25, 1868
NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1868.
Headlines include: " Impeachment" "Debate in the House on the Replication to the Presidents Answer" "The Replication Adopted and Filed in the Impeachment Court" "The President Granted Until Monday to Prepare for Trial", with many more front page details of the Impeachment proceedings. Lite stain in unrelated con... See More
November 21, 1881
OAKLAND DAILY TIMES, Oakland, Calif., Nov. 21, 1881.
* Garfield's Assassin
One column heads on pg. 3: " Garfield's Assassin" "Guiteaus Trial Continued" "An Attempt to Avenge the Presidents Murder" "Capture of the Man Who Fired the Shot". Small hole in a related report affects three words.... See More
March 24, 1810
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 24, 1810 A page 2 report "From Washington" says: "I have the satisfaction to inform you that the Supreme Court...affirmed the judgement in the Courts below, unanimously on all the points, in favor of the Yazoo claims. We understand that in this case the Judges gave their opinions seriatim.", and a bit more. Rubbing in unrelated text, some... See More
January 24, 1882
WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER N.Y. Jan. 24, 1882 A brief report under The Guiteau Case mentions Judge Porters terrible excoriation of Guiteau who continually interrupted the court room.
April 27, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Daniel Drew'. Great fullpg. by Th. Nast: 'Abraham Lincoln & the Drummer Boy'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Supreme Court Room, Washington' is a great scene of the interior. One-quarter pg: 'The Indian Expedition--Gen. Hancock's Encampment at Fort Harker, Kansas'.
Other news and advertisements of the da... See More
February 24, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 24, 1894 Front full pg. portrait of "Hon. George F. Hoar, United States Senator from Massachusetts."
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The United States Supreme Court and Its Robing Room." Four small portraits of "Hon. Thomas S. Martin, Thomas B. Ferguson, Hon. A. J. McLaurin, and George W. Childs Drexel." 1/6 pg. portrait ... See More
May 23, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Too Busy to Talk." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Five New Panels of M. Puvis De Chavannes for the Boston Public Library."
Full pg. of illus. of "Buildings of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition." Full pg. illus. of "England's Fighting Force in Egypt - A New Cavalry Drill."... See More
December 03, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1881 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau." There are also three small portraits of "District Attorney Corkhill," "Presiding Judge Walter S. Cox," and "George M. Scoville." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau - A Scene in Court." Three large illus... See More
November 26, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Who Said Anything About Thanksgiving Dinner." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes and Incidents in the Cruise of the 'Alliance'." Full pg. illus. of "Done Brown, Sho's Yo' Bo'n!" Full pg. ill... See More
November 12, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1898 Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost shows a man having fallen off his bicycle. Doublepage centerfold: 'With our Troops in the Philippines--Before & After the Fall of Manila'. Halfpg: 'In & About Havana'. Displayable A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Rail Shooting' shows shooting a bird from a boat. Also includes a full page... 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.
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
March 03, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 3, 1894 Nice illus. of: 'Senator George Gray of Delaware'. Fullpg. shows: 'Four New York Skyscrapers' 'Canadian Winter Uniforms'. Fullpg. with 6 Remington prints: 'Games of Troop 'A' Athletic Assoc.'
Complete issue.... See More
February 03, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 3, 1894 Full ftpg. shows a performance at the remodeled Metropolitan Opera House. Halfpg: 'View in the Yosemite' & fullpg: 'The New Bridge Across the Harlem River at 3rd Ave.' Halfpg: 'State Capitol at Albany'. Nice fullpg. Remington: 'A Gander-Pull' on horseback. An article on A. Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Holmes.
Compl... See More
September 04, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1886 The full front page is a very nice (and famous) Frederic Remington print: "Abandoned" which has a Western theme. There is a related article on an inside page: "Our Soldiers In the Southwest" which also has a Remington print titled: "Saddle Up", which includes two buffalo soldiers (black soldiers). Also within the ... See More
March 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, with supplement, March 16, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Grant, among others. Halfpg. illus: 'Vaccinating The Poor'. Two illustrations: 'The Search For Livingstone'.
Supplement issue contains a nearly fullpg: 'Mine Oyster--Dredging Boats in the Chesapeake" and another: "Maine Oyster: Shucking" and smaller prints: "M... See More
May 09, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1857 From its first year. An article entitled: "The Old Brick Church And Its Pastor" with two illustrations "Gardiner Spring, D.D." and "The Old Brick Church". Methods of punishment in China "Celestial Jurisprudence" which features several small illustrations. "The Opening of the Burdell Murder Trial".
A... 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
July 31, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1886 Nice front page print: "The British Cutter Galatea, Challenger for the America's Cup" is a nice sailing scene. Full page print: "Scenes of the Volcanic Eruptions in New Zealand" which shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: "Twenty-Fourth Festival of North American Saengerbund at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". Halfpg. print: "Trial ... See More
February 16, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 16, 1884 The full front page of this issue is of 'The Western Floods -- Scene on the Youghiogheny River'. Two nice full page illustrations 'Laid Up for Winter--Canal boat Colony in Coenties Slip, East River' and 'The Disaster at Crested Butte, Colorado' . A political full page illustration "The Three Bosses of Gotham Went t... See More
September 05, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1896 Full front page illus. of "You Shall Not Press Down Upon the Brow of Labor This Crown." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Spanish Guerilla Force in Cuba." Full pg. illus of "Headquarters of the Free Silver Party at the Bartholdi Hotel, New York City - Mr. St. John Receiving a Delegation from the West and South." 1/... See More
July 30, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1864 The front page has a portrait of: "William Pitt Fessenden, Secretary of the Treasury" as well as an article on him. Other prints within include: "The Rebels Robbing the Flour Mills in Maryland" "The Rebels Pillaging at the Hagerstown Depot" "The Rebels Retreating with Their Plunder Across the Potomac River" ... See More
August 29, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 29, 1891 Full page with 6 views of: 'The Passaic Watershed, N.J.' Doublepage centerfold: 'Harvesting On A Bonanza Farm'. Full page: 'Meet of the American Canoe Assoc. at Lake Champlain' includes a illus. of the 'Sea Serpent'
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 19, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon re. the 'Solid South--We Have come to Stay'. Great fullpg: 'Indian Dance, Standing Rock Agency, after Distribution of Rations' Halfpg: 'N.Y. Volunteer Life-saving Corps--New Station at Pier 28, East River'. Dblpgctrfld. is a Nast cartoon.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This ... See More
August 07, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1886 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The Watch on Spoilers'. Halfpg: 'Arriving at an Emigrants Boarding-House in New York'. doublepage centerfold: 'The Smoking Room of an Atlantic Steamer'. Nice fullpg: 'San Francisco--The Mare Island Navy Yard' shows 5 scenes. Nice fullpg. by Frederic Remington: 'Mexican Troo... See More
December 03, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1898 Full front page illus. of "A Market Scene in Ponce." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Jamaica - Scenes in England's Chief West-Indian Possession." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The New State Capitol, Helena, Montana."
Doublepage centerfold of "Art Treasures in New York - Some of the Famous Paintings Owned in this ... See More
June 27, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1896 Full front page portrait of "William McKinley, Republican Candidate for President." Inside are three small portraits of "Garret Augustus Hobart, John M. Thurston, and Charles W. Fairbanks." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Republican National Convention, St. Louis, Missouri."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Repub... See More
May 02, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1857 Two half page scenes showing the 'Niagara' laying the telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, with the accompany article: "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph" and small illustration of Professor Morse among others. Also an illustration: "The Transatlantic Telegraph Wire, Full Size".
Articles entitled: "The... See More
October 29, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1864 The full front page is a print of: "A Group of Cavalry Officers" on horseback, being Merritt, Kautz, and Wilcox. Pages 2 & 3 have various reports on the Civil War. Other prints within include: "Headquarters Army of the James--Pennsylvania Soldiers Voting" "Headquarters Army of the James--Rebel Prisoners & Desert... 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
December 02, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 2, 1871 Full ftpg. political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'.
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly fullpg:... See More
December 30, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing ... See More
January 27, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 27, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. 1/2 pg: 'Burial of Cornelius Vanderbilt'. Fullpg: 'The stranded steamship 'L'Amerique'. Fullpg: 'Winter sketches'.
March 15, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Dilemma". Fullpg: "Cleopatra at the Blackville Studio". Two nice halfpg. illustrations: "The Mississippi Levees", one showing it breaking. The dblpgctrfld: "Banished from Massachusetts, 1660". One-third pg: "The Recent Snowstorms on the Plains--Railroad Trai... See More
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
June 13, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1896 Full ftpg. is a very dramatic illus. of: 'The St. Louis Tornado--the Cyclone at the Eastern End of the Eads Bridge'. Inside has 4 fullpgs. with 17 photos & illus. on the St. Louis tornado. Fullpg: 'The War in Cuba--News from Maceo's Camp' includes 3 scenes.
Complete issue.... See More
December 10, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1898 Full front page illus. of "The Perils of the Deep." Inside are two full pages of illus. of "The Great Storm on November 26 and 27." Full pg. illus. of "The Electric-Cab Service in New York City."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Strange Mixture of Barbarism and Christianity - The Celebration of San Geronimo's... See More
July 20, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "MISS HARRIS ACQUITTED" "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial" "Tumultuous Joy of the Multitude" "The Boys Shout 'Hi! Hi!' and the Trial is Over. Nice.
November 05, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1859 The front page features a half page illustration of a "General View Of Harper's Ferry, Showing the Bridge, Armory, Adjacent Hills, Etc." An article "The Late Invasion at Harper's Ferry" also features two 1/4 page prints: "Portrait Of Ossawattomie Brown" and "Brown, His Son, and Another Of The Outlaws... See More
December 24, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Cast Loose and Provide." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "William Black." Full pg. of illus. of "From the Loan Exhibition of Portraits at the National Academy of Design." Two full pg. illus. of "The Fifty-Fifth Congress - Scenes in Washington at the Opening of the Session."
Do... See More
April 18, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1857 Relatively few illustrations, but including an article headed :Dred Scott in the Legislature", being text only, concerning the objections of the New York Legislature to the Dred Scott decision and their actions. A nearly 1/4 page illustration of "John A. King, Governor of New York".
Also featured in this issue is the coverage of &... See More
October 01, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1859. A nearly halfpage illustration of the 'Statue of Webster, at Boston'. A fullpage illustration is of a 'Dining-Room of the Fifth Avenue Hotel, on Madison Square' as well as two half-page illustrations "Ladies' Drawing-room in the Fifth Avenue Hotel" and "Exterior of the Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square, New York.... See More
May 10, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1862 The front page shows: "A Rebel Captain Forcing Negroes to Load Cannon Under the Fire of Berdan's Sharp-Shooters". Also a print of: "Major-General O.M. Mitchell".
Prints inside include a great full page view of: "The City of New Orleans, Louisiana, Taken by the Union Forces". Half pages: "Flag-Officer Farragut... See More
August 08, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 8, 1896 Nice & displayable fullpg. Remington print: 'Hasty Entrenchment Drill in the U.S. Army'. Fullpg. of photos of destruction by a 'seismic-wave' in Japan.
Doublepage centerfold of: 'N.Y. Yacht Club Cruise--Waiting for the Yachts at the Turning Mark'. Nice fullpg. with 2 view of 'the City of Portland'.
Complete iss... See More
November 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster,as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 de... 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
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
October 15, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon, showing Miss Liberty, the Justice figure & Pres. Garfield. Somber fullpg: 'Tenement House Life in New York--Mayor Grace's Tour of Inspection'. Fullpg: 'Atlanta International Cotton Exposition & 'Plan of Yorktown Showing the Historical Sites of 1781'.
Other news and advertisements of the ... See More
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