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October 05, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 5, 1889 Very nice fullpg: 'The Arrival of the Mail in Camp' shows soldiers getting their mail. Nice fullpg. yacht race. Great doublepage centerfold: 'From Owen Sound to Mackinac' shows 11 scenes. Fullpg. shows 4 scenes of: 'Selected Competitive Designs for the Grant Monument'
Complete in twenty pages.
November 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1867 Nice 1/3 pg. illus. of 'The Overland Pony Express', plus a small illus. of a Pony Express Station in Nebraska, and some illus. of Ute & Snake Indians. An article as well on the Pony Express of recent years. Dblpgctrfld: 'Indiana State Fair at Terre Haute'
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 17, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 17, 1877 (including Supplement) Perhaps the most notable is the double-page print found in the Supplement: "Grinding a Skate in Friesland", by Christoffel Bischop (engraved for Harper's Weekly by William Biscombe Gardner). Note: This print (as do nearly all double-page prints) typically has (very) small binding holes.
Also included are: Full ftpg. Nas... See More
May 17, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1884 Front page print: "Run Down in Mid-Ocean--Loss of the 'State of Florida'". Nice fullpg: "The Turpentine Industry in North Carolina" shows 5 scenes. Fullpg: "Scenes at the Bench Show, Madison Square Garden" shows 7 scenes. A full page print: "Forests Ablaze--Escaping From Devastated Homes". 3/4 pg. Tho... See More
February 28, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1885 Ftpg. shows a horse-drawn sleigh in the snow. Fullpg: 'The Storm on Coney Island'. Very nice fullpg: 'Evicted Tenants of the Adirondacks' shows a moose, wolverine, beaver, panther, wolf & elk, and is displayable.
Fullpg: 'Logging in Northern Wisconsin'. Nice fullpg. showing: 'The New County Buildings at Pittsbu... See More
August 31, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 31, 1867 Fullpg. article with 9 illus: 'The Adirondack Mtns.'. 1/3pg. illus: 'Boring for Foundations for the N.Y. & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge'. Great fullpg: 'the Sailors' Snug Harbor, Staten Is., N.Y.' shows 9 scenes. Fullpg: 'Hide & Seek' shows children playing the game.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 13, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1865 The front page features a large print of: "Andrew Johnson" who succeeded Abraham Lincoln as President. The balance of the front page is a lengthy biography of him.
There are several prints within which relate to the Abraham Lincoln funeral and the hunting & killing of John Wilkes Booth. Included are prints captioned: "Sergeant B... See More
July 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1872 Nice fullpg. with 4 vignettes of: 'A Life Time in Four Kisses'. Quarter pg: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa plus another great scene of: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa--at the Diggings' taking most of a doublepage centerfold. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon.
February 07, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 7, 1880 Full ftpg: 'The Call to Church: Early Colonial Times in New England'. Fullpg. with five scenes: 'Gen. Grant in Florida'. Halfpg: 'The Distress in Ireland: Peat Gatherers on the Moors'. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon. Fullpg: 'The Bicycle in America' shows 2 scenes.
Other news and advertisements of the day are in... See More
April 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "The Columbian Exposition - The Buildings from Wooden Island." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The West From a Car Window." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Roswell Smith." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Columbian Exposition - A Sculptor's Studio." Two 1/3 pg. illus. of &... See More
December 21, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 21, 1867 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the nice doublepage centerfold by celebrated artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Homeward Bound" showing people on the deck of a ship.
There are other nice prints within this issue including a front page of: "James Watt's First Idea of Steam", a nearly full page of: "Squirrel Hunt... See More
April 19, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon re. the 'Solid South--We Have come to Stay'. Great fullpg: 'Indian Dance, Standing Rock Agency, after Distribution of Rations' Halfpg: 'N.Y. Volunteer Life-saving Corps--New Station at Pier 28, East River'. Dblpgctrfld. is a Nast cartoon.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This ... See More
August 24, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 24, 1867 The front cover features a full page "The Mother and Her Babe". Inside is a nice full page: 'The Beach at Long Branch--Wreck of the Dora Baker'. An article "Death of Miss Sedgwick" includes a small illustration of this author. The full page 'The Races At Saratoga' shows 4 scenes. A full page has 2 scenes: 'The Landl... See More
December 16, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Another Outrage at the Pole (Poll) - The British Lion Bear-Dozed.' Full page of 3 illustration of the Sioux War: 'The Powder River Expedition' and 'Gen. Crook's Hqts., Ft. Fetterman' and 'Old Ft. Reno'.
Four half-page illustrations 'The Louisiana Returning B... See More
January 24, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1885 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows a white & black man knocking on the Liberty Bell: "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All The Land Unto All The Inhabitants Thereof". Dramatic fullpg: 'Snowed Under--Digging Out a Railroad in Colorado'. Fullpg: 'Forest Destruction in the Adirondacks' & 'Jackson Square, New Orleans'... See More
June 02, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1877 Halfpg: 'First Sight of New York Bay--Arrival of a European Steamer'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'A Perilous Trip--Shooting a Flume in the Sierra Nevada' is very scenic. Nearly fullpg: 'The Danube at the Junction of the Pruth'.
Note: If the Cross & the Crescent Supplement is desired, please be in touch. ... See More
June 04, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1892 Full page: 'The Kentucky Centennial' includes an illustration of Daniel Boone. 'Rome' has several scenes. 'The American Cavalry School' includes 10 illustration by Remington. Nice full page: 'Indian Encampment on Ballast Is., Seattle'. Photos of 2 baseball players.
September 14, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 14, 1867 Most of ftpg: 'Whipping A Negro Girl in N.C. by Unconstructed Johnsonians' with text as well. 3/4 pg: 'Sheridan's Ride'. Nice fullpg: 'The Last Shot' shows a soldier off his horse, shooting an Indian with a tomahawk about to kill him.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 09, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 9, 1874 Halfpg: "Shad Fishing in the James River, Opposite Richmond" & "The New Government Building at St. Louis, Mo." Fullpg. Nast cartoon: "The Power of the Press". Fullpg. with 2 illus: "A Scene on the Mosquito Coast"
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 07, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1884 Full front pg. illus. of "The Republican Convention at Chicago-Delegates Entering the Exposition Building." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing three illus. of "Sheep and Lambs for the New York Market." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. entitled "Miss Columbia." Doublepage centerfold of "View of the City of Chicago from the ... See More
July 06, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "Our President puts His Foot Down, & the British Lion Will Have to Wriggle Out" shows President Grant among others.
Inside has a nice fullpg. Winslow Homer print: "Making Hay" a very notable print Another full page Nast political cartoon: "Shylock, We Would Have Moneys and Votes"... See More
January 03, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880 The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose (see). The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby (see). A full page shows: "Bringing Home C... See More
June 10, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "The Grand Review at Washington--General Meade & Staff Passing the Principal Stand" during a parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Another prime item is the doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast, titled: "Victory And Death" showing six vignettes of the somber side of war (see).
Othe... See More
July 14, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1877 The full ftpg. is a cartoon by Thomas Nast showing the Sphinx, captioned: "British Interests". Inside has a fullpg: 'Scene On a New York Dock--Stevedores Unloading a Ship' & also: "The 'Fourth In Blackville'..." which shows a black family celebrating the 4th of July. Nice & dramatic fullpg: 'Paul Jon... See More
January 29, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1887 Full ftpg:"The Baths at Monterey, California". Halfpg: "Cutting Ice on the Hudson". Double page centerfold: "Leaving the Opera". Several view of athletic clubs in the suburbs. Half page print: "The Boston Post-Office" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 p... See More
June 22, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Monument to Pres. Arthur'. Fullpg: 'Sketches From the Paris Exposition'. Halfpg: 'The Great American Cricketers', in uniform. Dblpgctrfld. shows 8 scenes of the 'Great Flood' in Central Pennsylvania. Nice & nearly fullpg. print of a yacht. Nice fullpg: 'The Great Fire at Seattle' s... See More
September 07, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 7, 1867 Ftpg: 'Waiting For the Pawn Shop To Open--a N.Y. Street Scene'. 1/4pg: 'Cheyenne Indians Attacking a Working Party on the Union Pacific R.R.' & also: 'Colored Troops Attacking Indians Near Wilson Creek Sta.'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Public Garden & Commonwealth Ave., Boston'. Halfpg: 'Cable Landing at South Beach, Key West&... See More
August 11, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1877 Full ftpg. is a very dramatic scene: 'The Great Strike--6th Maryland Reg. Fighting its way Thru Baltimore'. Inside has 2 more fullpgs. on the Baltimore strike. Doublepage centerfold: 'The Great Strike--The 'Work of Destruction in Pittsburgh' plus 2 more fullpgs. of the strike in Pittsburgh.
November 09, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1872 Full ftpg. is a Th. Nast political cartoon: "Home-Stretched" plus a great Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Pirates Under False Colors--Can They Capture the Ship of State?" & yet another Nast fullpg. cartoon re. Greeley. Fullpg: "Studies in Central Park: Provident & Improvident Virgins"
August 03, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1872 Front 1/3 page illustration of :"Grant and Education at the South-Learning to Read." Inside has a full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Baltimore 1861-1872."; a 1/4 page portrait of "The Hon. Thomas Settle, of North Carolina."; a 2/3 page Thomas Nast illustration entitled "Diogenes has Found the Honest Man-(Whi... See More
June 20, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1874 Nice ftpg: 'Irrigation In Colorado--Letting Water Into a Side Sluice-Way' Two halfpg: 'Indians Offering Gifts To The Dead' & 'Indian Canoe Race' Fullpg. Nast cartoon "The Greatest Joke of the Century". 3/4 pg "Italian Acrobats".
Doublepage centerfold "The Czar of Russia in England -- the Debark... See More
November 04, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1876 Front page Thomas Nast illustration of "This Will Be A Change."; Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial - A Group from the Tiffany Exhibit, Main Building."; Full page illustration of "The Centennial - Specimens from the Horse Show."; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast entitled "... See More
December 04, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1869 The front page of the issue shows: 'The Cuban Insurgents Burning Plantations' and 'Senor Miguel Aldama, President of the Cuban Junta'. "The Presbyterian Union at Pittsburg" article also features four illustrations. A full page with four illustrations and text on the curious 'Cardiff Giant' who was 10 ft.,... See More
March 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Hewitt Down'. 1/4 pg: 'General Nelson Miles' Fullpg. Nast cartoon. Halfpg: 'Helping The Poor, Scene On Cherry Street'. 3/4 pg. pictorial of Buffalo hunting.
June 28, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "English Geography." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Saturday Afternoon on the Harlem River." Full pg. illus. of "Excursion of the Veterans' Association to Alpine Grove." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Living Torches of Nero." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Surprised." (deer). ... See More
May 15, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1897 Full front page portrait of "Henry Eugene Phillippe Louis D'Orleans, Duc D'Aumale." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - The New Wing and Some Recent Acquisitions." Full pg. of illus. of "With the Cuban Insurgents - In Search of Gomez."
Full pg. of illus. of "The T... See More
September 23, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 23, 1882 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: "Was It The Petticoat Plea Which Softened The Hearts Of The Jurors?". Nice halfpg. illus. of a cricket match at Ardmore, Pa. Fullpg: 'Past & Present--the Town Crier & the Newsboy'. Fullpg: 'The Gypsy Encampment on Broadway, N.Y.' and fullpg: 'At Asbury Park--Sunday Morning in the ... See More
July 24, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869 Fullpg. includes 5 scenes of Gettysburg, most re. the battlefield. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Lobby Of the House Of Commons', nearly halfpg. illus: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long.
Complete in sixteen pages.
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
June 15, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1872 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Stand By Your Guns, Men!" plus another fullpg. inside: "Played Out!".
Doublepage centerfold: "The National Republican Convention in Session, Phila.". A full page print: "Broad St., Phila." is a good street scene.
Complete in 16 pages.
Note: The four pa... See More
November 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 Of particular note is the sought after full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the present-day version of Uncle Sam. Also present is a full page con... See More
January 30, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 30, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon, and yet another inside showing Grant. Nice fullpg: "Mormondon---A Fresh Supply of Wives--Going Out to the Settlements"
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, January 22, 1870 Front full page illustration of "The Ecumencial 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. 1/3 page illustration of "Chinese Coolies Crossing the Missouri River." The doublepage centerfold is by Thomas... See More
January 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11 , 1868 Great full front page 'The Pioneer'. Nice full page Winslow Homer: 'Art Students & Copyists in the Louvre Gallery'. A half page illustration 'The Angola Railroad Disaster - The Rear Car Jumping From the Track' and two additional quarter-page illustrations. A full page: 'The Barn Yard' shows... See More
January 10, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 10, 1885 The front page features a very nice dockside scene: 'The New Orleans Exposition--Arrivals At The Levee'. Plus two full pgs. inside on the New Orleans Exposition.
Half page print: "'Yelping' Up Wild Turkeys". A full page print showing 2 scenes: "The Hocking Valley Strike--Guarding A Hopper--Interior of a Miner'... See More
November 13, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1869. The front page illustration is of 'The Lincoln Monument in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York' with related article. Interesting one-third pg. illus: 'Mowing With the Camel in the N.Y. Central Park'. A nearly full page 'Canvas-back Ducks on Chesapeake Bay'. An article on "Dr. Cumming" also features a nice illustrati... See More
January 04, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1868 Front 1/3 page illustration of "The Sisters of Mercy", which is of a Man in Prison. Inside is a full page illustration of "Funeral of Chief Engineer Lyle of Philadelphia." 1/4 page illustration of "Tenement House Fire in Second Avenue, N.Y." 1/2 page illustration of "Railroad Disaster Near Northfield, Vermont.&... See More
August 31, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872 Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.
The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: "What Are You Going To Do About It, If 'Old Hone... See More
December 14, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 14, 1867 Ftpg: 'The Long Sermon' shows a mother & two children asleep at church. 'The Coal Miner At Work' & 'The Coal Depot at Rondout, N.Y.' Half of dblpgctrfld: 'View of St. Thomas, West Indies, Lately Purchased by the U.S.' 2/5 pg: 'Shooting Buffalo from the Trains of the Kansas Pacific Railroad' halfpg: 'Farewell To ... See More
April 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1872 Full ftpg. is a print of: 'The late Samuel Morse' with a related article inside.
Other prints include a half page: 'The burial of the late Gen. Anderson at West Point Cemetery' and also: "Lincoln, The Emancipator; two-thirds page Nast print: "See, Where His
Grace Stands 'Tween Two Clergymen!"; full page ... See More
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