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February 12, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1887 Front page print: "Constance Fenimore Woolson". Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Around Behring's Straits' shows 11 scenes among the Eskimos including 3 nice illustrations of them. Fullpg: 'Homage To St. Valentine' is a Black scene.
Attached is a 4pg. 'THE NEW SOUTH' Supplement with 3 nice fullpg. scenes in A... See More
February 26, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1887 Full ftpg. shows: 'Bust of Washington, Modeled from the Houdon Mask'. Halfpg: 'A Seine Loft' shows fishing nets being repaired. 'Arrested on Suspicion' shows a cop catching a burglar. Fullpg: 'Sketches in Washington--In & About the Capitol'.
The New South Supplement to this issue is 4 pgs. with many views i... See More
August 20, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1887 Front page print: "The Illinois Railroad Disaster--Views of the Wreck and the Broken Bridge".
Very nice fullpg. print: "In A Cotton Field" shows several Blacks picking cotton. Great fullpg: "Around Kennebunk and Old Orchard Beach" shows 9 scenes. Fullpg: "Loading an Ocean Steamer at Night". Another page o... See More
May 26, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1888 Front page print: "General Russell A. Alger, Of Michigan". Full page print: "The Islands of the Venetian Lagoon" shows 5 scenes. Two full page prints: "The New Armored Cruiser 'Maine'" and "Will He Enlist?" Very nice halfpg. illus. by Frederic Remington: "An Ox Train In The Mountains". Fullp... See More
July 07, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1888 Nice fullpg: "The Fourth of July in a Southern Town" shows Blacks. Nice & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Pickett's Charge", from Philippoteaux's "Battle of Gettysburg" is very displayable. Fullpg: "The Workers & Their Dwellings; at Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Coke Ovens" is also displayable. ... See More
September 08, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 8, 1888 Front page print: "W.J. Florence As 'Captain Cuttle'". Nice fullpg: 'The Natural Bridge, Va.'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'A Downtown Lunch Room in New York'. Fullpg. with 2 illus. & article on: 'John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore'.
Nice Supplement issue headed: 'A Trip To Southeastern Alaska' ... See More
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.
November 08, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 8, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 views of: 'The Manhattan Athletic Club Quarters' includes 'The Billiard Room'. Nice fullpg: 'Around the National Capitol'. Fullpg: 'The 'Mafia' in New Orleans'.
January 25, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Front Elevation of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral to Be Erected at Washington, D.C." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "James Monroe" Full pg. illus. of "New Building for the New York Clearing House." Full pg. illus. of "Paying the Indians for the Cherokee Strip - Scenes Aroun... See More
April 17, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The United States Battle Ship 'Iowa' Making Seventeen Knots an Hour." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "From the Seventy-Second Annual Exhibition of the National Academy of Design." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Unveiling of the Monument to Emperor William I., At Berlin, March 22&qu... See More
May 14, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1898 Great ftpg. photo of: 'Commodore George Dewey'. Six pgs. of illustrations on the Spanish-American War inside, including the 'Battle of Manila', & more. Nice ftpg. for display. Also includes a full page color Ivory Soap advertisement.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.... See More
June 11, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1898 Full ftpg. shows a ship loaded with soldiers: 'Going To Help Dewey'. Two fullpgs. with 5 scenes on the Spanish-American War, mostly naval scenes and: 'In Santiago De Cuba'. Fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'Spanish Strongholds in S.E. Cuba'. Displayable fullpg. by Remington shows four: 'Prominent Officers at Tampa, Florida'... See More
August 13, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1898 Two full pages with 13 photos of: "Santiago After the Surrender". Fullpg. with 3 prints of: "Hawaii Receives the News of Annexation". Nearly full page: "Off For Puerto Rico--Scenes at Newport News" includes 3 prints.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.
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
December 14, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1872 (excludes Supplement - see note) Halfpg: 'The Coon Hunt' shows several Black men telling stories Round the camp fire. Halfpg: 'Seeing the Circus Pass--A Va. Sketch' shows kids sitting on a fence post. Fullpg: 'The American Common School'.
Note: This listing does not include the Supplement which contains a multi-panel ill... See More
November 13, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 13, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The Elective System: or Master & Slave". Fullpg: "The Ocean Yacht Race" & fullpg: "The Revivalists in Brooklyn". Halfpg: "An Indian Agency--Distributing Rations"
Complete in sixteen pages.
March 01, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Quarter-pg. shows: 'Gov. Pitkin, Colorado' Fullpg; 'The War in the Transvaal'. Two halfpg. 'Blackville' illustrations, being cartoonish. Nast fullpg. cartoon. There are two full page illustrations: "The Family Jewel" and "A Dreary Day".
Other news and advertisements of the day a... 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
February 08, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 8, 1890 Although not accompanied by an illustration, perhaps the most interesting article is: "Around The World In Seventy-Three Days" which is a report on the adventure of Nellie Bly, the reporter for the New York 'World' newspaper who set out to turn the fictional 'Around the World in Eighty Days' by Jules Vernes into fact for t... 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.
February 13, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Military Tops in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany - Proposed as New York State Building at the Columbian Exposition." "Our Indian Contingent," includes six different works by Frederic Remington (see images for a few).
Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More
November 01, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1884 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Blaine Tariff Fraud." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Day's Dishing on the Cholera Banks." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ha, Here Comes the Tissue! Open It, Somebody, and Shout it Out." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Dr. C. C. Graham, Centenarian, of Louisville, Kentucky" and &quo... See More
August 07, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1869 The front page two quarterpage illustrations of "The Late John A. Roebling" and "Hon. H. T. Blow, U.S. Minister to Brazil." along with a halfpage illustration of "The Kansas City Bridge, Missouri." Inside is a quarterpage illustration of a statue of "The Soldier of the Seventh Regiment" which was placed at New Yo... See More
April 12, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1862 The front page has prints of: "Major-General Buell" "Brigadier-General Shields" and "Bomb-Proof Sandbag Battery at New Bern, North Carolina, Taken by General Burnside's Troops."
Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "Views at New Madrid and Point Pleasant" and another full page with 2 naval prints: &qu... 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
March 07, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1896 The full front page is a Frederic Remington print: "The Flag of Cuba--Insurgent Cavalry Drawn Up For A Charge". Inside has many photos on: "The Cuban Insurrection--Scenes Among the Opposing Forces" "Street Scenes In Johannesburg During the Insurrection of January, 1896", a doublepage centerfold: "Fire Quarters In Actio... See More
August 28, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1869 The front page shows: 'Solar Eclipse, 1869' with a nice print of a makeshift observatory at Shelbyville, Kentucky and 8 illus. of the phases of the eclipse. "Steamboat Riot on the Mississippi" article also features a nearly half page illustration. A half page illustration of: "Exposition of Textile Fabrics at Cincinn... See More
October 01, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast illus. shows the Liberty figure weeping over a memorial to Garfield. 3/4 pg: 'Pres. Arthur Taking the Oath at his Private Residence' 'The Funeral Train at Elberon' Fullpg: 'Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol' Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Death-bed of Pres. Garfield' Fullpg: 'T... 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
July 02, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864 Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.
Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodlands, Kingston & Adairsville. Another page shows: "Fighting Johnny Logan" and "... See More
September 02, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - A Hot Day at the Fair." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Moment in Congress for the Repeal of the Sherman Act." Full pg. of illus. of "Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association at Wolfe Island, St. Lawrence River." Two full pg. illus. of "The National... See More
June 20, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1863 Most of the front page is taken up with 2 prints: "The Iron-Clad Gunboat 'Cincinnati', Sunk at Vicksburg." and "The Monster Tent Erected at Chicago for the Canal Convention." Among the prints inside are a full page: "Triumphal Entry of the Army of Major-General Banks Into Alexandria, Louisiana" and a fullpg: &... See More
October 29, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1859 The front page of this issue is the "Fac-Simile of the Last Record of the Franklin Expedition, Found by Lieutenant Hobson on King William's Land". A half page illustration 'Harper's Ferry -- The Scene of the Late Insurrection' with an article on John Brown as well. A 'Map of Vancouver Island and Washington Territor... See More
May 01, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1897 Across the top is: 'GRANT MEMORIAL NUMBER' Full ftpg: 'The Tomb of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant--Interior View'. Halfpg. shows his funeral, plus a great 3/4 pg. print of 'Ulysses S. Grant'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Tomb of Grant, Riverside Drive, N.Y.'. Many more scenes and photos from his life. Halfpg. racquetball ... See More
April 09, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1870 Three front pg. portraits of "Bishop Thompson," "Mr. W. W. Cornell," and "Mr. Gulian C. Verplanck." Inside: 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Six Times for One Cent" (Small boy doing a head-stand). 1/2 pg. illus. of "Grant Pontifical Procession Passing the Castle of Saint Angelo." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "... See More
December 27, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1862 The full front page is a very dramatic battle scene captioned: "The Attack on Fredericksburg--The Forlorn Hope Scaling the Hill" which would a nice print for display.
Other prints inside include: "The Bombardment of Fredericksburg by the Army of the Potomac", and a full page & very detailed map of Eastern Virginia from... See More
October 15, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1864 Most of the front page is taken up with a print: "General Hunt and Major Duane, Chief of Artillery & Chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac" with a related article. Other prints within include: "The Sixth Corps in Action on the Opequan" "Early's Army Falling Back Upon Winchester" "Major-General Davi... See More
October 10, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1868 The front page of this issue features a three-quarter page illustration entitled "The Water Drinkers in Spain". A full page features a halfpage "The South American Earthquakes - Wreck of the 'Wateree'" and "Yacht Race for Vice-Commodore Bennett's Prizes, September 22, 1868". A one-third page "The P... 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
May 22, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1886 Full ftpg. shows: 'A Mounted Sword Contest at San Francisco'. Fullpg. with many illus. of: 'New York Architecture--The Tiffany & Marquand Houses'. Fullpg: 'Centennial Celebration of the Chatham Artillery at Savannah, Ga.' Nice illus. of the: 'Proposed Memorial Tower at Paris' being the Eiffel Tower. 'Conferen... See More
August 02, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1862 The entire front page is a print showing African-Americans: "Cutting the Canal Opposite Vicksburg". Inside prints include: "View of The City of Vicksburg, Mississippi" "The City of Huntsville, Alabama" "The Battles Before Richmond--Ayers's Artillery (Smith's Division) Keeping the Rebels in Check at... See More
March 26, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 26, 1870 The front page features "Captain Williams, of the 'Oneida'" with a related article. A three-quarter page illustration "Wild-Boar" also includes an article. Full page illustrations include "Scenes on the Mississippi" shows a paddlewheeler, and "Whisky Peddler on the Plains" and "Interior of Male... See More
May 21, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 21, 1870 The front page shows a black man tending his garden: 'A Spring Scene Near Richmond, Va.' Full page 'Population of an Indian Village Moving'. Illustration of 'William Lloyd Garrison', publisher of The Liberator. Also illustration of: 'Lucretia Mott', the early feminist. Full page Winslow Homer: 'Spring Blossoms'. A fullpage i... See More
November 21, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1863 The full front page print: "The Russian Ball--In the Supper Room." is by famed artist Winslow Homer. The dramatic doublepage centerfold: "The Great Russian Ball at the Academy of Music, November 5, 1863" is also by Homer.
Inside has a full a full page: "Trapping Rebel Guerrillas in the West" is by Thomas Nast. An... See More
June 06, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1868 The front page features a full page Thomas Nast illustration which shows Grant being decorated by Lady Liberty entitled "Chicago, May 21, 1868". Inside the issue includes two illustrations showing Grant, one at Army Head-quarters and one as the candidate for the Presidency. A full page 'The Republican Convention in Session - Vi... See More
May 19, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1888 Fullpg: 'Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee'. Nice fullpg: 'The Centennial of the Organization of the Presbyterian Church of the U.S.' "Lester Wallack and His Most celebrated Impersonations" is a full page with 9 prints of him in various costumes.
Another full page shows: "The Floods... See More
September 18, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1869 The front page illustration is of the 'New Mercantile Library Building, San Francisco, California'. A full page illustration is of 'Plaza De Armas, Havana, Showing the Captain-General's Palace.' Two half page illustrations are 'Boat House of the London Rowing Club on the Thames' and "The Crab-Tree Inn, on the Thames... See More
January 11, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 11, 1890 Two nice halfpg. scenes of: 'Oystering On the Chesapeake--Working the Beds Off Annapolis' & 'Raking in Shallow Water'.
Nice Frederic Remington doublepage centerfold: 'Hunting the Caribou--'Shoot! Shoot!' plus another Remington print showing soldiers in a gunfight.
November 19, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864 The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".
Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More
June 09, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1894 Full front page illus. of "What Do the Boys Expect?" is by W.A. Rogers. Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "Dr. Drisler." Full pg. illus. of "A Luncheon with the Captain."
Full pg. of illus. of "The Gold Mines of Colorado - Views at Cripple Creek." also has an accompanying article. Full pg. illus. of "Pony... See More
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