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December 17, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1898 Front full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Box From Home." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illlus. of "December Scenes at the Navy Yard - Preparing the Torpedo Boats for Winter Quarters." Full pg. illus. of "The Hero of the Occasion." 1/2 pg. with two illus. of "Two Bronze Statuettes by Frederic Remington." Full pg. illu... 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
June 17, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 17, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Wards of the Nation - Their First Vacation from School." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Opening Session of the Peace Conference in the Orange Room, Palais Du Bois, Near the Hague." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. John Barrett, Late United States Minister to Siam." Full pg. of illus. of "The P... See More
June 24, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Continue That I Broached In Jest.' Very nice fullpage view of: 'Cincinnati, Ohio' shows steamboats on the river as well. An article entitled "The Ku-Klux and the Colored Voters".
Many illustrations on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Very nice and displaya... See More
June 21, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1873 Great full front page: 'The Yosemite Valley, Calif., Showing the Great Grizzly Bear Fall' is displayable; Doublepage centerfold: ' Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.'; Full page: 'Picture from the Lava Beds' shows 5 Modoc Indian scenes from during the Modoc War, with text; Nearly a full page illustration "... See More
September 17, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.
Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."
Doublepage centerfold of "I've Pl... 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
July 26, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1873 This issue contains many displayable prints including: Full front page print: 'Character Sketches in Persia' shows 9 people; Great full page print: 'Picking Raspberries'; Full page: 'The Commencement Season -Graduates Armed and Equipped for the Battle of Life'; Double-page centerfold: 'The Univer... See More
August 07, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 7, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon, and another fullpg. by him inside. Halfpg. shows a balloon ascension. Nearly fullpg: 'The Austro-Hungarian Arctic Expedition' shows much hardship.
Complete in sixteen pages.
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'.
February 15, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1879 Full ftpg: 'A Letter from De Ole Man' shows a Black family reading a letter. Fullpg. Nast Political cartoon: 'Southern Claims'. Fullpg. with 5 view of 'The New Capitol of Michigan'. There are two full page prints: "Good-Morning" and "The Morton Commandery Reception at Gilmore's Garden".
Other ne... See More
March 27, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Boom! - And Off It Went." Inside is a full pg. containing six illus. pertaining to "Grant's Visit to Mexico - The Arrival at Vera Cruz." One 1/2 pg. illus. and one 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "Professor Nordenskjold's Reception at Naples, Italy." Full pg. illus. of "Cleari... See More
January 28, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1888 Halfpg: "Caribou Hunting--Bringing Home the Game". Nice fullpg: "The Supreme Court of the U.S." showing all members with a trial in session. Very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Cavalry Caught In A Blizzard". Three-quarter pg: "In & Around Pensacola, Florida" includes a town view.
Other news and adv... See More
September 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1889 Front full pg. illus. of "Back from Paris - Passing the Ordeal of the Custom House Inspectress." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "The Proposed Inwood Site for the International Exposition of 1892 - Viewed from Fort George" and "The proposed Site at Oak and Barretto Points on the Sound for the International Expositio... See More
August 02, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 2, 1890 Full ftpg: 'A Summer Evening on the Battery'. Nice fullpg: 'Interior of the Church at Acoma, New Mexico, During the Harvest Feast'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Visiting in a Steam Launch--Among the Yachts at New London'. Fullpg: 'Recent Architecture in New Jersey' shows scene in Newark, Short Hills & Montclair.
November 29, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 29, 1890 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the very nice doublepage centerfold by Frederic Remington captioned: "Football - A Collision At The Ropes". Among the many other prints are: "The Flower Show at Madison Square Garden" which is the entire front page; "Launch of the Armored Cruiser 'Maine' At the Brooklyn Na... See More
July 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1892 Front full page illustration of "Close Quarters." Inside is a full page illustration of "A Delegation from the Southwest Visiting Washington." Full page illustration of "The Caeur D'Alene Mining Troubles." Double page centerfold of "The Cleveland and Stevenson Notification Meeting at Madison Square Garden, Ne... See More
July 22, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "On the Way to Chicago - The Observation Car." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Our Russian Visitors." Full pg. of illus. of "The Recent Cyclone at Pomeroy, Iowa." Full pg. of illus. of "The Englishmen in Egypt."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Anniversary of the Fall of the Ba... 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
June 01, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 1, 189 Full front pg. illus. of "A Backhanded Blow." Inside is a small portrait of "John S. Sargent." 1 and 1/2 full pgs. with five illus. of "John S. Sargent's Decorations for the Boston Public Library."2/3 pg. illus. of "Student Honor - How Examinations are Conducted at Princeton College."
Full pg. of ilus. pe... See More
December 21, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1895 Full front page portrait of "Hon. Allen Granbery Thurman." Inside are three small portraits of "Rufus W. Peckham," "Peter Conlin," and "Josiah Quincy." 1/2 pg. of illus. pertaining to "A Recent Journey Through the West." Full pg. of portraits pertaining to "Four Stars of the New York Seaso... 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
October 18, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1873 Perhaps the most famous print in this well known illustrated periodical is the full front page work by famed artist Thomas Nast captioned: "Out Of the Ruins" which shows President U.S. Grant as a policeman helping the Liberty figure out of the ruins of the buildings of Wall Street. The financial panic of 1873 was one of the more... See More
March 25, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1882 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Attorney General Brewster..." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Banquet to an American Physician at Tokyo, Japan." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Lick Observatory, California." Two full pg. illus. of "Snake Charming and Religious Rites Among the Indians of Central America" and "Mi... See More
March 18, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1876 Full front page: 'The Beacon Watch' shows a Rev. War soldier in 3-corner hat standing guard; Full page: 'The First Ulster in Blackville Consternation and Flight of the Inhabitants'; Full page: 'Chinese Pirates Attacking a Trader'; Doublepage centerfold: 'Royal Game' shows 3 tigers; Full page Tho... See More
November 09, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889 The entire front page is a fine, full figure print of: "William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club" which includes his cather's gear.
Four prints of: "American Game Birds" & fullpg: "New York's New Music Halls" which includes a nice view of Carnegie Hall. The doublepage centerfold: "The City of Cl... See More
January 17, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1880 Front page has two prints of: "The Late Attempt on the Life of the Czar of Russia". Very nice fullpg: "A Cotton Blockade at Meridian, Mississippi" includes 9 scenes. Fullpg: "The Bridge Over the Firth of Tay, Scotland". Halfpg: "The Kremlin at Moscow"plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the d... See More
June 25, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More
March 10, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 10, 1883 Nice full ftpg: "Alexander H. Stephens". Half page print: "The First Man in Tel El Kebir". Halfpg. print: "Levuka, The Capital of FeeJee". Nice fullpg print: "Winter Sketches on the Long Island Shore" shows 6 scenes. Fullpg. print: "Sketches on the Mississippi" shows 9 scenes. Halfpg: "Missis... 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
November 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 10, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Sedan." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Cranberry Bog, Ocean County, New Jersey - Pickers at Work." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Web We Ruin." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Battle of Kizil-Tepe, In Armenia." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Trafalgar - The Sinking of the 'Redoutable... See More
August 11, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1894 Ftpg: 'Arms & Away, Boats!' shows sailors leaving their ships for a landing drill. One-third pg. Remington: 'A Detachment of the 15th Infantry' and a fullpg. Remington: 'Watering the Texas Horses of the 3rd Cavalry in Lake Michigan'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Age of Sky-Scrapers--Tall Buildings in the Business Di... See More
March 08, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1873 Frontpage illustration of "Wilkie Collins" with his signature; Fullpage illustration: 'American Field Sports' is a handsome print on duck hunting, with dogs; Fullpage: 'Italian Minstrel Boys and Their Masters'; Doublepage centerfold "Princes and Chiefs of Western India".
Complete in 16 pages and... See More
October 24, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 24, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'A Burden He Has To Shoulder' shows U.S. Grant being overburdened. Fullpg. Nast: 'The Hobby In The Kinder-Garten' halfpg. of white men looking at an Indian family & their children. Less than qtr pg. Nast: "Worse than Slavery," which is a political cartoon with an illustration of the White League and the Ku Klux Klan ... See More
October 21, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.;
Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More
April 18, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1885 Full ftpg. shows: 'Gen. Grant's Illness--A Consultation' shows him near his death. Fullpg: 'The Riel Rebellion--Scenes in the Saskatchewan Country' & nice fullpg. J.G. Brown illus: 'A Jolly Lot' plus nice fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Spring Duck Shooting in the West' shows 6 scenes.
Other news and advertisements o... See More
August 21, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886 Full ftpg. is a famous Frederic Remington print: 'Soldering in the Southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott, a Black soldier.'
Fullpg: 'A Forest Fire'. Halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers. Displayable fullpg. print: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views. Also present is "ELEPHANTS IN A BATH&... See More
August 28, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: "Another fool's errand!". Fullpg print: 'The Newport Casino'. Fullpg. illus. regarding snipe hunting: "What has Become of the Snipe?". Nast doublepage centerfold cartoon: 'The Silent (Democratic) Majority'. Fullpg: 'Picking Coffee in Costa Rica'.
Other news and advertiseme... See More
March 16, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 16, 1889 (with 5 panel Supplement) Full ftpg. shows: "President Harrison Taking the Oath of Office". Two fullpgs. showing: "The Members of President Harrison's Cabinet" and a nice doublepage centerfold showing: "The Inauguration Ball". The price shown also includes the 5 panel Supplement: "The Inauguration Of President Ha... See More
June 30, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1888 Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "General Benjamin Harrison, Nominee of the Republican National Convention for President". Great fullpg. scene of the Republican National Convention in session at Chicago. Full page print by W.A. Rogers: "Broken Loose". Full page: "Some Scenes, Incidents, and Personages of the Chicago Convention&q... See More
February 05, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Oh, The Degradation of It." Inside is a 1/2 pg. Nast illus. of "Our Refunding Will Astonish the World - When We Launch Our New Bonds." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The New Senate of the United States."
Doublepage centerfold of "Fourteenth Exhibition of the American Society of Pain... See More
May 12, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1888 Front page print: "Hon. Chauncey Mitchell Depew". Inside has a great fullpg. illus. of: 'Pueblo, Colorado' with 6 scenes, including a nice town view. Doublepage centerfold: 'The Cavalry School at West Point'. Halfpg. Charles Russell print: 'Caught in the Act' shows Indians. 'The New State Capitol, Austin, Texas... See More
August 08, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1885 Full ftpg: 'The Children's Wreath' shows Grant on his deathbed. 3/4 pg: 'Salmon Fishing in Canada'.
Doublepage centerfold has 12 scenes re. 'Metropolis in Mourning' for Grant's death. 3/4 pg: 'Gen. Grant's Death--The News in the Far West' & fullpg: 'Grant's Tomb, Looking North'.
Other ... See More
November 26, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1898 Full ftpg: 'Triumphal Parade of Insurgent Troops in Manila'. Much text with 7 photos of 'The 2nd Zionist Congress'. Two full pgs. with 8 photos of 'Pope Leo XIII'. Fullpg. with 8 photos of 'Puerto Rico'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.
July 09, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1892 Full front page: 'The Madison Square Roof Garden' during a party. Nice half page: 'Trolling for Blue-fish Off Fire Island, New York'. Nice full page by Remington: 'An Appeal for Justice' shows soldiers & Indians. Full page: 'On Connecticut Ave., Washington'. Five prints of: 'Trees of the American Desert'
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 06, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1897 Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost: 'What Happened?' shows a man having fallen off his bicycle.
Doublepage centerfold naval print: 'The 'Iowa' & 'Massachusetts' Defend Squadron Against Torpedo Boat Attack'. Fullpg. with 8 photos: 'On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--The Chilkoot Trail'.
Other news and adv... See More
May 08, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Dedication of the Grant Monument - The Parade Coming Up Riverside Drive." Inside are three full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The Dedication of the Grant Monument." Full pg. illus. of "The Greco-Turkish War - Places of Present Interest."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Dedication of th... See More
October 27, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1883 Full front pg. illus. containing five illus. pertaining to "The Newburgh Centennial-Scenes and Incidents of the Day." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The German National Monument as Seen from Bingenbruck." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Matthew Arnold" and "The Rt. Rev. David B. Knickerbacker, D.D." Dblpgctrfld... 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
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