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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
July 29, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1876 (with supplement) Full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The New Alliance" shows General Custer shaking hands with Sitting Bull. Inside has a full page Thomas Nast: "Getting in Tune.", two half-page illustrations "Romance on the Hudson" and "Reality on the Plains."; a quarter page portrait of "The H... 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
October 07, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 The backpage has the Thomas Nast cartoon: "That's What's The Matter", captioned: "Boss Tweed. 'As long as I can count the Votes, what are you going to do about it? Say?'", which draws attention to election fraud.
Also present are: the frontpage 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homele... See More
August 26, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - An Evening at Old Vienna." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Enemies of the Public Welfare." Full pg. of illus. of "The New York Yacht Club Cruise and Races." Full pg. illus. of "Ancient Spain at the Fair." Full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - Ho... 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
July 23, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1870 The front cover contains a 2/3 page illustration of "The Grave of Charles Dickens in Westminster Abbey." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "The Chinese in New England-North Adams, Massachusetts." 1/2 page illustration of "The Chinese in New England-The Work Shop." Also, a full page illustration of "Music Eveni... See More
October 15, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1892 Front full pg. portrait of "Lord Tennyson." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Lord Tennyson in His Study as He appeared at the Age of Seventy-Four." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Tennyson." Full pg. with four illus. pertaining to "Ireland vs. America at the Manheim Cricket Grounds, Philadelphia."
Doubl... See More
February 24, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 24, 1883 Dramatic full ftpg. shows: 'The Great Floods--On the Ohio, Below Cincinnati' includes a paddle wheeler & many inundated buildings, plus another fullpg. on this inside.
Nearly fullpg: 'The Late Richard Wagner' with text. Nice doubclepage centerfold: 'New Orleans in Carnival Garb' includes 7 scenes on Mardi Gras. Nic... 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
January 28, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1893 Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "Rutherford Burchard Hayes." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Niagara Falls in Winter - View from Luna Island." Full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Kalsomining Machine for Covering Large Surfaces." Full pg. illus. of "The Eighth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League ... See More
February 21, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1880 Halfpg: 'Sketches on the Ice' shows ice skating. Halfpg: 'Gen. Grant In Florida--Reception at Key West' plus another of him: 'The Visit to Orange Park'. Fullpg. Valentine theme: 'A Romance of Other Days'. Very somber fullpg: 'A Negro Funeral in Virginia' is by A.B. Frost. Nearly fullpg: 'Canoeing In ... See More
May 29, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1886 Full ftpg: 'Spring Lamb' shows 3 scenes. Halfpg. shows 3 of the 'Mescalero Apaches'. Halfpg: 'The Proposed New Capitol of Georgia'. Doublepage centerfold: 'Shot On Picket' by Thulstrup, from a sketch by Frederic Remington. Fullpg: 'Arlington' shows 7 scenes.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inclu... See More
December 02, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1899 The front page has an illustration of: "Thanksgiving in the Olden Time--Reading the Governor's Proclamation".
There is a full page with photos of: "The Anglo-Boer-Struggle--Wartime Scenes in South Africa" and a full page of text with 3 photos of: "The Gold Fields at Cape Nome, Alaska". The doublepage centerfol... See More
January 01, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1881 The full front page is a Thomas Nast illustration: "The Dear Little Boy That Thought Christmas Came Oftener." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A 'Possum Hunt in Old Virginia."
But certainly the most notable print is the terrific doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "MERRY OLD SANTA CLAUS.", a classic image &... See More
October 14, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Boder Scouts on the Natal Border." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "A Thorn in the Hand of Destiny - President Kruger As He is Today: An Autograph Portrait." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Boers in Camp." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Washington - The Reception to Admiral Dewey at the National Capital.&... See More
May 02, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1885 Full ftpg: "The Riel Rebellion--A Mutiny of Teamsters". Halfpg. print: "The New H.I. Kimball House, Atlanta, Georgia". There are two full pages with 4 prints of: "The Prize Fund Exhibition of the American Art Association". Fullpg. with 3 scenes of: "Ploughing Out the Channel In New York Harbor" and a 2/3 page ... See More
October 30, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1880 Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Height of English's Ambition." Full page illustration of "Republican Enthusiasm in New York - The Grand Procession of October 11 Passing the Review Stand." Two 1/2 page illustration of "Mrs. Partington Hancock Struggling with the Republic Tide" and "Only Wai... See More
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