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May 11, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1867 This issues feature a very fine portrait of the famed: 'Mr. Thomas Nast' and a bio. on him as well. Halfpg: 'Lodges of the Chiefs in the Indian Village Captured by Gen. Hancock' shows many teepees. Also: 'Old Sioux Indian Captured by Gen. Hancock'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen p... See More
May 18, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1867 Nice fullpg. & famous Black print: 'The Modern Medea--the Story of Margaret Garner' plus an article on the fugitive slave. Halfpg: 'The Charleston Firemen Saluting the Old Flag' & 'Union Prisoners' Cemetery at Charleston, S.C.'. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Newboys' Lodging-House, New York' shows 10 scenes in th... 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 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1889 Great full ftpg: 'On the Race-Track--A handicap for all Ages' is a displayable scene of a horse race. Fullpg. Remington: 'Rapid Sketches at the Field Day of the Phila. City Troop', shows polo being played. 'American Game Birds'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'View of the Proposed Site for the International Exhibition of 1892&... See More
April 01, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1882 Fullpg. with 3 scenes: "Bismark In His Country Home". Halfpg: "A Very Bad Bear" shows a playful cub. Nice fullpg. J.G. Brown print: "The Lost Child" is great. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Mississippi Floods--Scenes at Vicksburg". One-third pg: "Immense Fleet of Icebergs off the Coast of Newfoundland"... See More
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
August 31, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 Full ftpg: 'Newport Clubhouse of the New York Yacht Club'. Fullpg. shows: 'Apostles Islands, Lake Superior'. Terrific dblpgctrfld: 'A Collegiate Game of Baseball' shows a game in progress plus the bleachers as well. A very displayable print!
September 28, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 28, 1889 Full ftpg: 'A Landslide in Quebec'. Small portrait of John Rockefeller.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Cavalry on the March'. Fullpg: 'Sketches from Western resorts'. Fullpg: 'After the storm at Atlantic City'. Also present are several prints related to Military Bands, including prints of tubas, saxophones, clarinets, tr... 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
February 13, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Military Tops in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany - Proposed as New York State Building at the Columbian Exposition." "Our Indian Contingent," includes six different works by Frederic Remington (see images for a few).
Full pg. illus. of &quo... 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
September 12, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1896 Full front page illus. of "On a Populistic Basis." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Visit of the Ambassador of China." Full pg. illus. of "Naval Maneuvers on the North Atlantic Station." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Spanish Artillery Firing Upon the Retreating Forces of Maceo and Gomez at the Beginning of Maceo'... 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
July 08, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1899 The front page is a full page photo of: "Columbia--The America's Cup Defender". There are two pages on the war in the Philippines. There is a fullpg. with 9 photos of "The Golf Championship on the Links of the Onwentsia Club, Chicago". There is a page with 3 pages, 2 on "The Quadri-Collegiate Four-Mile Eight-Oared Race ... See More
January 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, January 22, 1870 Front full page illustration of "The Ecumencial Council-Head of the Procession Entering the Grand Nave of St. Peter's." Inside is a full page illustration of "Curling, or Bonspiel" with an associated article. 1/3 page illustration of "Chinese Coolies Crossing the Missouri River." The doublepage centerfold is by Thomas... 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'.
January 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1892 Half page: 'Design for the Carnegie Library at Pittsburg, Pa.' Full page: 'At the Brooklyn Navy Yard'.
Great doublepage centerfold: 'Some of the Ships of the U.S. Navy' is displayable. Nice Remington full page: 'Garza Revolutionists in the Texas Chaparral'
December 24, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 24, 1864 The full front pager is taken up with prints of: "The Chief Justices of the United States" with Salmon Chase as the central print, surrounded by John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth, Roger B. Taney, and John Marshall.
Many nice prints within including a full page: "View of the Stations on Grant's Military Railroad from City Point to His ... 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
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
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
December 31, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Constancy is a Jewel." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Hell's Kitchen, New York." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. B. H. Brewster" and "Thomas C. Acton." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Escape of the Frigate 'Constitution' After Three Days' Chase By British Ships.&... 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
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865 First col. heads on the ftpg: "Miss Harris Acquitted" "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial" "A Court of Justice Rivaling a Political Caucus" "They Return in Five Minutes and Pronounce a Verdict of Not Guilty" & more.
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
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
May 20, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1882 Full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Fiendish Assassins--Poor Ireland, Save me from my friends!". Over halfpg: "The Old Church at Sleepy Hollow". Great doublepage centerfold: "Our National Capital, Viewed from the South" is a terrific bird's-eye-view of the city, showing the Capitol, the White House,... 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
April 16, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1870 The front page features a 2/3 pg. portrait of "General Prim." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Watching for the Missing." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Prince Henri De Bourbon." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Fire Alarm Telegraph-Single Box." Also, a full pg. Nast illus. of "The Creek Slave" (Tammany). Full pg. N... See More
August 29, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast shows Black men being 'pardoned' - "Freedom, Jubilee. and Pardon". Great fullpg: 'On a Load of Hay' shows children atop a wagon load of hay. Fullpg: 'Seaside Sketches' 1/2 pg: 'A String of Blackberries' shows a Black family picking them. Doublepage centerfold: "Warwick Castle". ... See More
June 08, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 8, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illustrations of 'The Indian War', including 'Ft. Larned, Kansas' and 'Burning the Cheyenne Village near Ft. Larned' plus illus. of the chiefs of the Kiowas and Arapahoes. Fullpg. on: 'New Regulation Uniform of the U.S. Artillery' One-third pg: 'King Kamehamehla V Laying the Cornerstone of the Bishop's Church ... 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
July 13, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "What H. G. Knows About Thrashing." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Bringing the Thing Home- (Dedicated to the Baltimore Convention)." Two 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "A Rough Estimate" and "An Extemporized Dolly Varden." (Negro Workers). Full pg. illus. of "The Mig... 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
November 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... See More
March 06, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 6, 1875 Full ftpg. by Nast, plus another fullpg. political cartoon by Nast inside. Fullpg: 'The Twins' shows a black family. Nearly fullpg: 'Wild Duck Shooting on Lough Corrib, Ireland'
Complete in sixteen pages.
March 31, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1877 The full front page shows portraits of: "The Cabinet". Great fullpg. sailing ship illus. perfect for display: "The New U.S. Frigate Trenton". Great fullpg: 'The Brooklyn Ascent to the Bridge Tower" shows the famous Brooklyn Bridge under construction. Nast doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon. There is nearly a... See More
April 21, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star.
Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England&quo... 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
September 27, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "American Beef for English Markets." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Franklin Search Expedition - Winter Quarters in Hudson Bay." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Alonzo B. Cornell, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Buoy Station,Quarantine Landing, Staten... See More
December 17, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "It Takes a Star to Catch a Star." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Condition of Ireland - Posting the Government Proclamation in Connemara." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. J. W. Keifer, Speaker of the House." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Casino, Corner of Thirty-Ninth Street and ... See More
August 09, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1884 Front page print: "Lieutenant A. W. Greely". Full page with 4 scenes: "Pelham Park, New York". Two full pages on "The Rescue of the Greely Expedition".
A very nice fullpg. illus. of "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty--Beginning the Work of Removal" of the scaffolding, showing half of it above the rooftops. 2... 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
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.
June 02, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1894 Full front page illus. of "The Pilot Going on Board." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Accepted Design for the New Building of the New York Clearing House." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Clifton R. Breckinridge, of Arkansas."
Full pg. illus. of "The Storm on the Chicago Lake Front." Full pg. of illus. of &... 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
May 25, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1867 Ftpg. has 3 illustrations on: 'Educating the Freedmen' including a 'School for Colored Children'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Two nice pgs. have 4 illustrations showing: 'The Indian War--Indian Council at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Sutler's Store at Ft. Dodge, Kansas' & 'Interior of Ft. Dodge, Kansas'. Full... See More
March 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Military Tournament, New York City - Exhibition Drill of Troop 'H,' 3D United States Cavalry." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "United States Troops at Gibraltar - Officers of the 3D U.S. Infantry and their Families from the Transport 'Sherman,' on their Way to the Philippines, Inspectin... See More
January 08, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1887 Fullpg. print: "A Lumber Raft" & "Burning of the Temple Theatre at Philadelphia" is a dramatic fire-fighting scene. Fullpg: "Field Trial of Sporting Dogs at High Point, North Carolina" is a good hunting scene. Full page print: "The Funeral of General Logan--The Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol&q... See More
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