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January 30, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1897 The front page has an illustration by W. A. Rogers titled: "The Treaty for Peace". There are two pgs. with 5 photos and an article of: "The Lick Observatory". There is also a full page with 4 photos of "Jessop and Stanford's Romantic Irish Opera 'Shamus O'Brien,' as Performed at the Broadway Theatre.&quo... See More
May 23, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1885 Full front pg. illus. of "The United States Dispatch Boat "Dolphin"." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Opening of the Brooklyn Elevated Railway, May 13." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Edward O. Graves, Chief of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing" and "George V. N. Lothrop, United States Minister to Russia.&... See More
Item #121048THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1770 This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.
Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most famous issue of the paper. It criticized a royal speech in which King George III praised the Treaty of Paris ending the Seven Years' War. Wilkes was charged with libel (accu... See More
January 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1893 The prime content is certainly the 2+ page publication of: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures of the Card-Board Box" by Arthur Conan Doyle. This was the very first appearance of a Sherlock Holmes story in any American periodical. Note that above the masthead is: "A Story By S. Conan Doyle, Complete In This Num... See More
April 02, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1864 The full front page has: "The Soldiers' Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and prints of: "General William F. Smith" & "Brigadier-General Henry E. Davies". Inside has a full page print by Thomas Nast captioned: "General Sherman's Rear-Guard" shows many slaves. Other prints include: "Major... See More
August 19, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1865 The front page includes prints of: "Emma, Queen Dowager of Hawaii" "Brevet Major-General Nathaniel A. Mills" and "Elisha Kingsland, Chief Engineer of the N.Y. Fire Department". Prints within include a full page: "The Electric Union" celebrating the union of England & America by telegraph; "College R... 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
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
May 02, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1868 The full frontpage illustration is of 'The Erie Railroad Disaster - the Wrecked and Burning Cars'. There is a short text "Mr. Dickens's Farewell". A half-page illustration "Sergeant Bates with the Flag Passing through Richmond" has an accompanying article. A 1/4 page: 'Raid on Illicit Whisky Stills in Brooklyn' also... 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
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
May 07, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1870 The front page of this issue features a half-page illustration entitled "Photographing The Baby". A full page illustration "Varnishing Day at the New York National Academy of Design" with a related article and a full page "The War in Cuba--Surprise of an Insurgent Camp". A doublepage centerfold '"Winter Scenes ... See More
May 06, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Manila - A Respite from War in the Sanctuary of Peace - American Soldiers Asleep in Binondo Church After the Fighting." Inside is a 1/2 pg. portrait of "Mary Victoria, Baroness Curzon of Kedleston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Manila - The Burning of Tondo and Part of New Manila During the Insurgent Outbrea... See More
October 25, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 25, 1873 Front page illustration: 'The Connoisseurs'; Halfpage: 'The Ocean Yacht Race - Off the Hook, Outward-Bound'; Interesting full page: 'The Emigrant Wagon--On the Way To The Railway Station'; Halfpage: 'The Guardians Of The Herd--Buffalo Bulls Charging Hunters'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Evangelical Alliance -... See More
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
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
February 14, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1885 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Jonas Grappitt's Valentine." Inside are two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Yseult Dudley" and "Chinese Gordon, The Defender of Khartoom."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Siege of the Loves - Capitulation Imminent." Full pg. illus. of "The New York Athletic Club, ... See More
April 09, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1887 Very nice full ftpg: "The Yellowstone In Winter--A Surprise" shows skiers coming upon a heard of elk. Nice doublepage centerfold: "Winter Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" shows 8 scenes including 1 of "Old Faithful Geyser Going Off". Halfpg: "Catching Herring". Full page print by W.A. Rogers: "U... See More
July 30, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1887 Nice fullpg: 'Views In & About Marblehead' shows 6 scenes. Very nice fullpg: 'Sketches In Utah' shows 9 scenes including 'Mormon Temple at Logan' & 'Tabernacle & New Temple at Salt Lake'. Fullpg: 'Wheat Harvest in Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pag... See More
December 03, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1887 The front page print: "Jules Grevy, President of the French Republic". Fullpg: "Panic Stricken Animals Of Barnum's Circus During A Fire". Halfpg: "Group Of Headmen Of The Crow Indians".
The double page centerfold: "Scene from Second Act of Wagner's Opera of 'Siegfried' as Presented at the Metr... See More
May 25, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1889 Nice full ftpg: 'Cheyenne Scouts at Drill' shows them on horseback. Dblpgctrfld: 'Crossing the English Channel'. Nice fullpg: 'Market Gardening, Uptown New York'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Rep. Scenes & Citizens of the City of Worcester, Mass.' shows 11 scenes.
Complete in twenty pages.
July 20, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 20, 1889 Full ftpg: 'The Special Correspondent' is a reporter on horseback, with the cavalry in the background. Article: 'The Noises of New York' has illustrations of various street hawkers.
Complete in twenty pages.
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 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 05, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1890 Full ftpg. naval-themed print: "Seven Bells! Serve Out!" Fullpg: "New York Shop Girls Buying Easter Bonnets".
Doublepage centerfold has 6 view of "The City of Louisville & its Public Buildings" including a nice overview of the city.
July 27, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1895 Dramatic & displayable full ftpg: 'A Winter March' shows the cavalry stuck in a snowstorm. Fullpg. with 6 photos of 'The Cuban Uprising--Scene at the Seat of the Insurrection'. Fullpg. with 6 illustrations: 'Along the Northern Coast of Labrador'.
Complete issue.... See More
February 06, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Jean De Reszke as Siegfried Forging the Sword 'Nothung'." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Rapid transit for New York - The Proposed Underground and Elevated Railroad." Eight small portraits of "The New Senators." Full pg. illus. of "Dr. Nansen's Voyage and Adventures i... See More
March 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Dead Man's Curve - New York's Most Dangerous Crossings." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Colonel John Hay" and "General Horace Porter." Four small portraits of "New United States Senators." Three small portraits of "The German Opera Season in New York." 1/2 ... See More
July 03, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Jefferson Reading the Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence to Franklin."
Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Meeting of the Eighteenth National Saengerfest, At Philadelphia, June 21-26." Full pg. illus. of "The Reunion of Confederate Veterans at the Tennessee Centennial and Inter... 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
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
November 20, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1886 Very nice full ftpg: "The Antlers (hotel), Colorado Springs" is decorative. Full page print: "'The Acharnians' of Aristophanes at the Academy of Music". Fullpg: "Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Harvard" & "Irrigation In Colorado" shows 4 scenes and is very decorative. Full page shows 4 s... See More
September 05, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1857 The front page features: "Princess Charlotte of Belgium" with the accompany article; "The New Archduchess of Austria". Three prints of "The Hair, and Styles of Wearing it". Small print of "Rev. Eugenio Kincaid, Missionary to Burmah". "The Valley of the Amazon" features several smaller illustrat... 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
October 19, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 19, 1872 Inside has a small illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux In The Disguises In Which They Were Captured" with a lengthy article on the 'Ku Klux Conspiracy'. Beneath this print is a Nast print showing an African-American dead & captioned: "One Vote Less".
Inside has a full page Nast political cartoon: "Let Us ... See More
May 28, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1898 Full ftpg. shows: 'Comm. Winfield S. Schley on the Bridge of the ship 'Brooklyn' '. Nice fullpg. Remington print: 'Colored Troopers of the U.S. Cavalry Taking their Horses for a Dash into the Gulf' at Tampa, Florida. Nice fullpg. with 3 prints of the 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. Much more on the military 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
April 27, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1861 The front page shows: "General Thomas Swearing In the Volunteers Called Into the Service of the United States at Washington, D.C." plus there is also text on: "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter".
Inside includes a dramatic full pg: "The Interior of Fort Sumter During the Bombardment" and also a full page: "Map of ... See More
March 25, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1876 Full front-page Thomas Nast: 'Fixing Things - A Proper Steering Apparatus Found'. This print includes "The New Democratic Slate... For President, Jefferson Davis, of the South, For Vice-President, Fernando Wood, of the North."; Full-page: 'The Martha Washington Reception, New York Academy of Music'; ... See More
March 15, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1890 The full front page is a nice winter-themed print: "Sleighing in Central Park During the Brief Winter Spell".
Prints inside include a half page: "A Runaway on the Brooklyn Side of the East River Bridge", plus a halfpg. of Aztecs by Frederic Remington which accompanies a fictional story. The doublepage centerfold is: "Aft... 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
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
May 24, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1873 The front page contains a 2/3 page illustration of "Spring Time-Learning to Walk-First Steps." Inside are three quarter-page portraits including "The Late Hon. Oakes Ames," "The Late John Stuart Mill," and "Captain C. F. Hall and His Esquimaux Interpreters." Two half-page illustrations containing the "Po... 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
April 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1868 The front page features a hal fpage illustration of the new statue "Tigress Bringing the First-Fruit to Her Young" which was added to Central Park.The front page also begins the article "Assassination of Thomas D'Arcy M'Gee" in which two 1/4 page illustrations are within the issue. A poem entitled "Farewell to Dic... See More
July 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1868 Horatio Seymour, democratic nominee, ftpg. - full page Winslow Homer illus. "New England Factory Life", "Bell Time" - The Freedmen's Bureau, Scene in Printing House Square, New York City, Elevated railway in Greenwich St., New York City, and Electioneering At The South".
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related... See More
May 26, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1866 Ftpg. has two scenes in 'Memphis, Tenn., During the Riot' one showing: 'Shooting down Negroes' and the other 'Burning a Freedmen's School House'. Three-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Edwin M. Stanton'. Nice fullpg. with 2 illus. of: 'Little Rock, Ark.' fullpg: 'Crevasse on Chim's Plantation, West Baton Rouge, ... See More
August 19, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1882 Full ftpg: 'Nantasket Beach' near Boston, plus some text on it. Halfpg: 'Hillside Chapel, Concord, Mass.' Great fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Black Bass Fishing' is displayable.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
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
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