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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
March 05, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1892 Full front page: 'The Elevated Railroad Bridge at Chatham Square'. Nice full page Remington print: 'U.S. Cavalry Hunting for Garza on the Rio Grande'. This issue also includes a small photo of the Alamo in an article: 'From San Antonio to Corpus Christi'. Various scenes in Paris.... See More
June 18, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1892 Nice full front page illustration of: 'Pres. Benjamin Harrison, Rep. Candidate for Re-election'. Inside has several scenes from the Minneapolis Convention. Nice double page centerfold: 'The Oil Creek Valley Disaster' with many scenes of the flooding & fire at Oil City & Titusville.
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
September 22, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1894 Full ftpg. is a dramatic cavalry charge showing one soldier: 'Down!'. Fullpg. view of : 'The New Public Library, Boston' & 'Midsummer Jinks of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco in the Redwoods'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'U.S. Senate in Session'. Two Remington soldier prints.
Complete issue.... 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
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
October 19, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 19, 1895 Full front page "Hunting the Polar Bear" by A.B. Frost. Inside the issue is "With the World's Transportation Commission in Northwestern India - Agra"; an article "The 'Wasp' and the 'Frolic'" which includes a nearly half page illustration; a nice half page photo of "The Bronco-Buster" bronze by... See More
June 27, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1896 Full front page portrait of "William McKinley, Republican Candidate for President." Inside are three small portraits of "Garret Augustus Hobart, John M. Thurston, and Charles W. Fairbanks." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Republican National Convention, St. Louis, Missouri."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Repub... 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
March 19, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1898 The front page has a full page illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Not One Cent for Bunkum--Fifty Millions for Defence". Fullpg: "Fitting Out Vessels & Enlisting Crews for the N. Atlantic Fleet". Fullpg. with 9 photos of: "The Maine Disaster--Wrecking Operations & Care of the Dead" & another fullpg. with... See More
May 20, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Brigadier-General Frederick Funston, U.S.V." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Recent Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy by United States Army Officials at Washington."
Full pg. of illus. of "Opening the Ute Reservation in Southern Colorado to Settlement." Five illus. of "The Wardn... See More
August 19, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club - A Pleasant Evening in Harbor." Inside is a 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Home, Sweet Home! - The Return of the U.S. Hospital Ship 'Relief' from Manila." Full pg. of illus. of "The Evangelistic Work Under the Direction of Dwight L. Moody at Northfield, Mas... See More
September 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1899 The front page is a full page illustration of "The Transvaal Crisis--President Kruger Entering the Central Bureau at Johannesburg." Fullpg. with 5 photos: "Homeward Bound with Adm. Dewey" & fullpg: "Mounted Troops for the Philippines--embarkation at Seattle of the 3rd U.S. Cavalry for Manila". There is anothe... 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".
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
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
May 29, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1858 The front page features a print of: "Hon. William M Gwin, of California".
Other prints within include: "'Travel Notes in Bible Lands" includes a print of: "Plain and Ruins of Sardis".
"The Great Bell Crevasse' is just above New Orleans and shows 3 scenes. Nice full page illustrations of the: "... 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
May 11, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1861 The front page has prints of: "Colonel Ellsworth of the Fire Zouaves" and "Colonel Wilson of Wilson's Brigade" with related text.
Inside has many war-related prints including: "View of Fort McHenry, Baltimore" "The Burning of the Bridge at Canton, Maryland, by the Mob" "The Rendezvous of the Virgini... 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
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
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
January 18, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1868 The front page features a 2/3 page illustration of "Ruins of the Wall of Clerkenwell Prison, London, Immediately After the Explosion" (which was in regards to Michael Barrett's efforts to free Richard O'Sullivan-Burke). Inside are two 1/2 page illustrations pertaining to "First and Second Floors - A Study for Bachelors.&q... 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
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
January 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, January 22, 1870 The full front page is taken up with a print of: "The Ecumenical 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; one-third page illustration of: "Chinese Coolies Crossing the Missouri River". T... 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
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
January 25, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Labor Exchange at Castle Garden--Choosing a Girl'; Fullpage illustrations: 'The Water We Drink & Where We Get It' shows the Croton Reservoir in Central Park and 5 other scenes; Fullpage Thomas Nast: 'Unprotected Female at the Holy Sea Side'; Two half-page illustrations: 'Snow i... See More
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
January 15, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon 'Madness (Yet There's Method In It)', plus another full page inside 'The (D. D.) Field of Gold, or The Lion's Legal (?) Share.' A half page: 'A Bear Hunt in the Rocky Mountains.' Most of the doublepage centerfold: 'A Visit to a Light House' which is comp... 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
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 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
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
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
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
January 22, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "The Wreck of the "Elizabeth"-Loss of the Rescuing Crew." Inside are three small portraits of "Matthew S. Quay," "John Roach," and "Charles B. Farwell." 1/3 pg. Nast illus. of "Shake Sharp Next."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Snow Storm in New York-Clearing... 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
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