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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 14, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1895 Full front pg. illus. of "Wasting Spite on Waring." Inside is a full pg. with six illus. of "With the World's Transportation Commission in India - The Great Military Railway." Four illus. of Libraries in the West.
Most of a doublepage centerfold shows: "General View of the Cotton States and International Ex... See More
July 28, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 28, 1860 Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Zouaves Executing Their Drill in New York". Two fullpg. prints: "The Spirits Abroad--The Spirit of Disunion" and "The Spirit of Union". Great fullpg. view of: "The City of Messina, Sicily". Bkpg. cartoon concerning the Chicago Zouaves.
Complete in 16 pages.
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
June 27, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1863 The entire front page is a print: "In The Trenches Before Vicksburg--Lieutenant-Colonel Strong Takes a Shot". The prints inside include a full page: "The Approaches to Vicksburg--The Centre Under M'Pherson"; a smaller print: "Cotton Bridge Over the Black river"; half page: "The Arrival of Two Thousand Vicksbu... See More
Thomas Nast - political cartoon... "The Same Tunes By Another Fiddle..." re: Democrats vs. Republicans...
September 07, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. of "The Same Tunes by Another Fiddle Will Sound as Sweet." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Whited Sepulchre." (Ku Klux). 2/3 pg. illus. of "Mr. Carl Schurz and His Victims." Full pg. illus. of "Mosquitoes in the Country."
Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "August-What I Know Abo... See More
March 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman, Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.
Other news and advertisements of... See More
June 28, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1890 Great fullpg: "Las Vegas Hot Springs, New Mexico" shows 6 scenes & is displayable. Nice fullpg: "American Sportsmen & Sporting Clubs in Canada" shows many scenes with a feature scene on fishing. Fullpg: "The Recruit & His Training at Davids Island."
Note: The Supplement, when present, has: "The Roa... See More
January 29, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1859 Half front page illustration of 'Rev. J.W. Cummings, D.D' also features an accompany article. "Employment of Women" features an article and many small illustrations of women working in Douglas & Sherwood's Skirt Manufactory. "The Pope's Railway Car" article also features three illustrations. Two one-third page ... See More
January 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1864 The full front page is a dramatic print: "Sufferings In A Snow-Storm on the Michigan Central". Inside has full page prints: "Colored Troops Under General Wild, Liberating Slaves In North Carolina" and "Under The Flag".
Other prints within include: "Hon. Leland Stanford, President of Central Pacific Railroad&q... See More
January 02, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full frontpage illustration is entitled "Alone with the Dying Year" shows a small child in a snow storm. Fullpage "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture". Fullpage Thomas Nast: "The Outs Alway... See More
January 25, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 25, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 scenes of 'Artificial Ice Manufacture'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Drawing a Pot of Molten Glass from the Furnace'. Fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'A Day in a Tannery' Nice fullpg. by Remington: 'Canadian Backwoods Architecture' includes a tepee, ranch house, and 8 more types of buildings.
January 07, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 7, 1893 Full ftpg: "Rough Weather at Sea--Big Transatlantic Steamer on a Winter Voyage". Fullpg. with 11 sketches of those involved in: "The French Scandal". Nice fullpg. on laying the cornerstone of "The Cathedral of St. John the Divine". Fullpg. with 6 scenes of "The Amazonian Rubber Country"
Complete in sixteen p... See More
January 19, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1895 Full front page illus. of "The Latest Thing in Cuckoos." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Rear-Admiral Richard W. Meade, U.S.N." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Bridge Over the East River, New York." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Mining for Gold in California." Full pg. illus. of "A Royal Flush." 1/3 pg. il... See More
December 26, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863 The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children. This is a very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inches.
The front page has two prints: &quo... See More
December 04, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "The Heat of the Last Political Campaign." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Incidents of the Naval Review at Fortress Monroe." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Naval Review at Fortress Monroe - Ceremonies During the President's Visit to the Flag Ship." Two full pg. illus. depicting &quo... See More
December 19, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1891 Among the prints in this issue are the full front page by famed artist A. B. Frost: "Making the Best Of It"; a half page print of: "The Hon. Thomas B. Reed"' a full page: "The Opening of Congress--The Ladies' Gallery of the House of Representatives"; a half page: "Sweets For The Holidays"; a smal... See More
December 19, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Bringing in the Boar's Head." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Captain Malyoe Shot Captain Brand Through the Head." Full pg. illus. of "She Would Site Quite Still, Permitting Barnaby to Gaze."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Tall, Slender, Graceful form in Riding-Dress was outlined ... See More
February 22, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861. Page two has: "Important Decision" "The Slave-trader--Evidence--Presumptions" which is about a district court case, "The United States, vs. The Bark Kate and Her Cargo".
March 13, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1858 The front page article "French Court Fashions" features a "Costumes of the Court of the Emperor of the French" illustration. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a half-page "Landing at Smyrna". "The Approach to Canton" includes a map "Chart of Pearl River, showing the Position, at Last Acc... See More
May 08, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1858 Large front page illustration of "Hon. James S. Green, United States Senator From Missouri." Inside are many large illustrations pertaining to "The Final Capture of Lucknow" including "The Martiniere," "The Residency," "Plan of the City of Lucknow," "Lucknow, from the Residency," and &... See More
July 17, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1858 A front page illustration and article 'Rev. Henry Ward Beecher'. An article "The Boat and The Train" features two half page illustrations: 'Going On Board' and 'Waiting for the Train'. 'The Late Eruption of Vesuvius' features a half page illustration of the same plus a smaller illustration "A Crater i... See More
April 28, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Delegates to the Democratic Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel'. Also a halfpg. scene of the Convention Hall at Charleston, S.C., plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing them in session at Charleston. 'Statue of Henry Clay, at New Orleans'. The back page has a notice for "The Base Ball Player's Pocket Companion&quo... See More
September 01, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1860 Ftpg. has three small prints re: "The Ohio Holy Stone--Great Circular Mound Near Newark, Ohio". Two-thirds pg: "City of Damascus, Syria". Fullpg. shows fireworks upon completion of the Victoria Bridge in Montreal, Canada. Fullpg: "Durham & Devon Cows". Another print is: "Proposed New Parliament Buildings ... See More
July 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864 The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More
February 09, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1867. Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ice Bridge Across the East River-Rescue of Persons on the Broken Ice." Also, a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late N.P. Willis" and a 1/6 pg. illus. of ""Idlewild," Residence of the Late N.P. Willis." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Pope Pius The Ninth." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Po... See More
September 26, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1868 The front page of the issue features a nearly full page illustration entitled "The Declaration". A halfpage features 2 scenes of: 'Bee Hunting in the Adirondacks' with an accompanying article. A one-third page 'Wreck of the U.S. Steamer Suwanee' as well as a quarter-page illustration "Wreck of the Steamer 'H... See More
August 14, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1869 The front page features a halfpage illustration of "The New Mercantile Library Building, Philadelphia." Also, two small illustrations of the "Medal Presented to Midshipman T. B. M. Mason by the Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York." Inside is a nearly full page illustration is of "Henry Wadsworth Longfellow," th... See More
July 29, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1871 Two pages with 4 scenes concerning: 'The Tammany Riot' in N.Y. City. Doublepage centerfold features 6 Nast political cartoons captioned: 'Something That Will Not Blow Over'. Quarter pg. view of 'Buenos Ayres'.
November 07, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 7, 1874 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the ... See More
May 19, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'To the Rescue' shows men on the scene of a ship wreck. Fullpg: 'Antiquities'. 1/3 pg. scene in Japan, Iwakuni Bridge. Halfpg: 'Trout Fishing'.
October 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. shows a factory full of people: 'Making Cartridges'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fair at St. Louis' great fullpg: 'The Delaware Water-Gap' is nice. Halfpg: 'Sheep Raid in Colo.' with other prints as well.
August 07, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1880 Full front page illustration entitled "A Great Question." Inside is a full page illustration of "Scenes on Mount Desert." Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Such a Load."
Doublepage centerfold. of "English Church Architecture - Lincoln Cathedral." Full page illustration of "Dog Days." 1/3 pag... See More
October 09, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1880 Front full pg. illus. of "The Democratic Axe Grinder." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Hopeless Undertaking." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "A Financial Mistake."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Another Kind of 'Silent (Democratic) Majority'." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Not a... See More
November 06, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The North means business". Fullpg: 'In & About Rugby--The English Colony in Tennessee'. Fullpg: 'Hqts. of the National Republican Committee, Fifth Ave., N.Y.' & halfpg: 'The Lenox Library, Fifth Ave., New York City'.
Full page: "Call You That Backing Of Your Fri... See More
September 20, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Issue of Protection to American Labor' & another inside: "Another Feather in His Cap; or, 'Dodged, By Gosh'".
Very dramatic fullpg: 'The Cleveland Fire--View of the Conflagration from Howe Street'. Fullpg: 'Wisconsin State Troops--Reunion of the Nat. Gua... See More
October 17, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1885 An issue with many nice prints, but perhaps the most sought after would be the nearly half page print of: "The Chicago Base-Ball Club" showing all team members, with their names in the caption, in full baseball uniform. Hall of Famer Cap Anson is among those shown.
Other nice prints including a full front page of: "The Late Card... See More
March 12, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1887 Full ftpg: 'Henry Ward Beecher'. Fullpg: 'The Everglades of Florida' shows 5 scenes, including 1 of Lake Okeechobee. 3/4 pg: 'Pushing Thru the Everglades'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'After The Blizzard' shows a dead family snowbound in their wagon. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the U.S. Senate'.
Other news and advertis... See More
October 16, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 16, 1897 Full front page portrait of "Seth Low." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Decorative Paintings by C. Y. Turner in the Dining Room of the Astoria Hotel, New York" and "Decorative Painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield for the Astoria Hotel, New York." "Full pg. illus. of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fie... See More
February 15, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1862 Full front page illustration shows: "The 'Nashville' and 'Tuscarora' at Southampton, England." Inside has a half pg: "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Merrimac,' and Sloop of War 'Germantown,' Off Craney Island"; half pg: "The Union Battery at Newport News"; full with four smaller illustratio... See More
June 21, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1862 The entire front page is taken up with 3 prints captioned: "Corinth, Mississippi, Now in Possession of Our Troops" which includes "Beauregard's Head-Quarters".
Among the prints inside are a full page: "Advance-guard of Major-General Pope's Army Entering Corinth..."; a full pg: "...The Rebels Evacuating M... See More
September 19, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1868 The front page features coverage of "The 'Wickedest Man's' Reformation" which includes a half-page illustration "Prayer-Meeting in the 'Wickedest Man's' Dance-House" and a smaller "Scene in Front of the 'Wickedest Man's' Dance-House" - all in reference to John Allen's suppo... See More
April 23, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1870 The front cover features a 2/3 pg. illustration of "The Funeral of General Thomas-Depositing the Remains in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy" and has a related article. A small portrait of "The Duke De Montpensier" and a 2/3 page illustration of "Irish Turf Carriers" with related articles are on one page. One-quart... See More
March 24, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 24, 1877 Full ftpg. shows: 'Our New President Taking the Oath'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Our New President--General View of the Inauguration Ceremonies' at the Capitol. Two other halfpg. scenes. re. the inauguration. Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Such Victory & I am Undone' shows a wounded Republican elephant in bandages. Fullpg: 'Pres. Gr... See More
August 31, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 31, 1878 Full ftpg: 'Down by the Sea--Ferry Over Wesley Lake, Ocean Grove'. Fullpg: 'In the Track of the Tornado' shows 8 scenes near Wallingford, Ct. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Down by the Sea--Sketches at Ocean Grove, Asbury Park & other Sea-side Resorts' shows 9 scenes. Halfpg: 'Incidents of Indian Warfare'
Other news and ... See More
April 02, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1881 This issue includes a full front page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "U.S. Circus" and a full page illustration by W.A. Rogers entitled "The Old Way and The New". A double page centerfold by Thomas Nast shows a morbid Statue of Liberty as a 'Warning Light', symbolizing the dangerous & unhealthy conditions of t... See More
July 30, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1870 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration "The Royal Family of Prussia". A 1/3 page illustration of "Napoleon III". A nice full page illustration "Up the Hudson" shows people on a pleasure boat. 1/4 page portrait of Rear Admiral Dahlgren. A halfpage "The Riot at Elm Park". Small illustratio... See More
May 29, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1858 The front page shows: 'Hon. William M Gwin, of California'. 'Travel notes in Bible Lands' features 'Plain and Ruins of Sardis'. 'The Great Bell Crevasse' just above New Orleans shows 3 scenes. Nice full page illustrations of 'Battle of the Waxhaws, May 29, 1780' and 'The Storming of Ft. George, May ... See More
June 29, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 29, 1867 Half of the ftpg. is a print of: "Religion In Intolerant Rome--Priestly Absolution From Sin at St.Peter's" with a related article.
Perhaps the best print is the very nice full page captioned: "The New Game of Martelle--The Queen of the Lawn" which looks very much croquet (see). Thee is also a one-third pg. print: "Arapahoe Indi... See More
September 12, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1857 Fine front page illustration plus an article on: "The New York Stock Board In Session" being a fine and early graphic on the Stock Exchange. "Barth's Travels in North and Central Africa" features several illustrations. "Flirtation at Newport" article features several small illustrations. The "Home the Am... See More
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