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October 19, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1901 Fullpage "Old and New - The Two Bridges Connecting New York and Brooklyn"; Munich's New Theatre; doublepage centerfold "Mud-Hen Shooting" by Frost; Football - The Season of 1901; fullpage "Pictorial Notes of Current News"; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
June 29, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1901 Front page political Fourth of July cartoon by Rogers; The American Steel Industry; Municipal Conditions in Chicago; The Yale-Harvard Rowing Contest at New London; The National Guard at Peekskill; The Women's Metropolitan Golf Championship; fullpage illustration "Autumn Hay-Gathers" by Hartwich; doublepage centerfold photos "Some... See More
April 06, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More
March 30, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament"; the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More
November 03, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1900 Tientsin; The Taking of Peking; doublepage centerfold "The Drought In The Southwest" by Frederic Remington; The Evil Men In The Passion Play; The Warren Street Disaster; front page photo of John Sherman; and other news of the day. See photo for details.
June 29, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1861 The entire front page is taken up with a Winslow Homer print titled: "The War--Marking Havelocks For the Volunteers". Among the full page prints inside are: "Camp Slifer" which has 3 images including: "March of Troops" and "From Chambersburgh". Also: "The Battle of Great Bethel" "Charge of Dur... See More
December 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1889 Nice halfpg. shows: 'The Late Jefferson Davis' and a halfpg. of: 'Jefferson Davis' House at Beauvoir, Miss.'
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches Along the Line of the New Croton Aqueduct'. Fullpg: 'Sketches of a Transatlantic Voyage'.
Complete in twenty pages.
May 15, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1858 Certainly the prime content is half of the doublepage centerfold, being a great print of a: "General View of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory" which is an overview of the city. Above it are 6 smaller illustrations of the vicinity including: "A Mormon Harem" "Tithing Office, Salt Lake City" "Devil's Gate" an... See More
September 13, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 13, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Our Friends, the Enemy'. Fullpg. with 2 scenes of: 'Getting Into the Port of N.Y.--Arrangements for Landing Passengers & Baggage'. Dramatic Doublepage centerfold: 'Target Practice with the Great Guns Out at Sea'. Nice fullpg. hunting scene: 'Rail Shooting'. Fullpg:... See More
October 28, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1882 Full front page Nast cartoon: "Deep Diplomacy" is themed on Tammany Hall. Halfpg: "The Bicentenary of Philadelphia: Old Stairs in Water Street". Other prints: "The Bicentenary of Phila." shows "The London Coffee House Today" & "Old Almshouse, Where Evangeline Found Gabriel". Nice doublepage ... 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.
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February 19, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 19, 1887 Full ftpg: 'Prince Bismarck At the Session of the Reichstag'. Dramatic fullpg: 'Scene Of the Disaster to the Boston & Montreal Express Train at Woodstock Bridge'. A half page print by W. A. Rogers: "The Modern Altar of Sacrifice--The Devouring Car Stove". Nice fullpg. Frederic Remington: 'Sketches of a Man-Of-... See More
September 18, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1886 The front page of the issue contains a large illustration entitled "Jack Sprang Upon the Fellow, and Caught Him by the Throat" which accompanies a story "The World Went Very Well Then". Inside the issue is a very nice full page Thomas Nast print: "The Being That He Really Believes In". A one-quarter page pr... 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
April 04, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1885 Great full ftpg. print of: "Ulysses S. Grant" is quite displayable. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Trouting Season--Sketches at the S. Side Club, Long Island". A half page print: "An Early Breakfast in Central Park". Displayable fullpg: "New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army" and another full page: "... See More
September 12, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1891 Full page with 6 scenes: 'A Visit to Coney Island'. Full page: 'Grand Central Depot, Chicago' has 4 scenes. Full page: 'Popular Concert in Tompkins Square, New York'. A. B. Frost: 'How to Shoot a Grizzly'
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 21, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 21, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "General Orders." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Let Us Clasp Hands Over the Bloody Chasm." (Andersonville Prison). Three 1/4 pg. portraits of "Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Ulysses S. Grant." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Wreck of the "Metis"-Thrown Up on the Beach.... See More
May 17, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1862 The full front page is an illustration of: "Rebels Outside Their Works at Yorktown Reconnoitering With Dark Lanterns" which was drawn by famed artist Winslow Homer.
Inside prints include a full page: "The Union Cavalry and Artillery Starting In Pursuit of the Rebels Up the Yorktown Turnpike"; a half page: "Charge of the Fi... See More
September 05, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1891 Full front page: 'A New York Chowder Club Leaving the East Side' shows a loaded stagecoach. Full page: 'The Whaleback Steamer 'Charles Wetmore' of Buffalo' Nice full page: 'A Home for Aged Hebrews, New York' shows men sitting in a park. 'The Columbian Exposition'
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 26, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1896 Fullpg: 'The Roof Gardens of New York City'. Very dramatic dblpgctrfld:'The 2nd U.S Cavalry At Beverly Ford' shows a heated Civil War battle. A polo photo. 'Watermelons'.
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October 19, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 19, 1889 Fullpg. illus. shows: 'Adm. Porter in 1865'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Richmond County Hunt & Ball' has 4 scenes. Fullpg: 'Recent Additions to the Commercial Architecture of Phila.' has 8 scenes. Fullpg. Remington: 'Mexican Miners at Work--Drilling' plus 4 smaller Remington prints.
Complete in twenty pag... See More
May 08, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Dedication of the Grant Monument - The Parade Coming Up Riverside Drive." Inside are three full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The Dedication of the Grant Monument." Full pg. illus. of "The Greco-Turkish War - Places of Present Interest."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Dedication of th... See More
July 09, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1870 Great full front page illustration with some text: 'First Reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York'. Inside the issue is quarter-page illustrations of "The Late Dr. Nadal" and Hon. Richard L. Larremore" and "The Recent Accident on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad". One-third page: 'A Pr... See More
July 12, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast: 'The Bosses Convention'. Fullpg: 'Scenes & Incidents at Rockaway Beach, Long Is.'. Very nice Doublepage centerfold: 'The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Some Characteristic Features of the City' shows 7 city scenes. Nice halfpg: 'The Foundation Mass for the Statue of Liberty Enlightening th... See More
November 14, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1891 Full front page: 'Boat Racing in the Navy--The Finish', is by Zogbaum. Half page: 'Station of the Penna. R.R. at Jersey City'. 'The Military Riding School of Germany' includes 5 prints by Remington. Full page: 'What Could be done with our Idle Silver' is on the huge hoard of silver dollars.
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February 04, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 4, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Havana - 10th U.S. Cavalry Quelling a Tumult Aroused by the Display of the Spanish Flag on a Business House." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "One of Four Decorative Panels for the Joan of Arc Memorial Church at Domremy."
Three large illus. pertaining to "Before and Behind China's Throne.&q... See More
January 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1868 The front page shows: 'Effect of the Tidal Wave at St. Thomas, West Indies'. Nice full page Winslow Homer print: 'Winter - A Skating Scene'. Doublepage centerfold with 10 scenes: 'Among the Wrecker of the New Jersey Coast' (Barnegat Light-House). 1/4 page portraits of 'James Payne, Third President of Liberia... See More
July 05, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Core on the Body Politic." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Steamship 'Arizona,' Williams & Guion Line." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "A French Christening - Costumes of the First Empire."
Full pg. illus. of "The Colored Exodus - Scenes at Topeka, Kansas."... See More
September 12, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1896 Full front page illus. of "On a Populistic Basis." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Visit of the Ambassador of China." Full pg. illus. of "Naval Maneuvers on the North Atlantic Station." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Spanish Artillery Firing Upon the Retreating Forces of Maceo and Gomez at the Beginning of Maceo'... See More
June 02, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 The prime print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 re... See More
September 15, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 15, 1860 Nice halfpg. illus. of: "Hon. Horace Greeley". Great dblpgctrfld: "The Drive in the Central Park, New York" by Winslow Homer shows a "young" Central Park with the trees very small. One-third pg: "General View of the City of London, Canada West". Half-page: "The Prince of Wales' Progress.--King ... See More
July 05, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1862 The front pagte is taken up with 2 prints: "The Levee at Memphis Tennessee--Haulding Sugar & Cotton..." and: "General View of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee". Other prints within include: "Hoisting the Stars & Stripes Over the Post Office at Memphis" "Jackson's Monument at Memphis...Defaced by the Rebels&qu... See More
November 12, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Nov. 12, 1864 The front page contains a nice print captioned: "General Custer Presenting Captured Battle Flags at the War Department, Washington" showing him and many others holding flags.
Many other Civil War prints within, including a half pg: "Valley of the Shenandoah--Gen. Sheridan's Wagon Trains..." & a full page Thomas Nast car... See More
July 15, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1865 The full front page is a print: "Rustic courtship" by W. Lucas. Prints within include a full page: "Lieutenant-General Grant and Staff" with each noted. But the best print, and also a full page, is one by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: 'Holiday In Camp--Soldiers Playing 'Foot-Ball' " which shows much action... See More
March 07, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1863 The front page features a full-figure print of: "The Late Nicholas Longworth, the Western Millionaire" with the balance of the front page taken up with an article on him, carrying over to page 2.
Other prints within include a full page: "Paying Off The Teamsters in the Army of the Potomac" showing many African-Americans. Also ... See More
September 05, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1874 The most interesting print is a very nice full page print captioned: "Baseball in England -- The Match on Lord's Cricket Grounds Between the Red Stockings and The Athletics". It is unusual in that it shows the full field with players in their positions, and spectators in the foreground.
There is a related article further into th... See More
October 02, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1869 The front page of the issue is an article "Rev. Peter Cartwright, D.D." and features a large illustration of him as well. A nice full page illustration is 'Caught In A Shower'. A halfpage illustration is 'Graves of Avondale - Shupp's Hill Grave Yard, Near Plymouth, Pennsylvania.' Two full page illustrations are of &... See More
December 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage c... See More
July 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nearly halfpg. shows: "Dr. Livingstone, the Great Explorer & Mr. Stanley, Chief of the Expedition of Search" with a map of the route. Two more Nast political cartoons, and a nearly halfpg. illus. of: "The Coliseum at Rome Illuminated"
October 10, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 10, 1874 Full ftpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' shows the men involved, plus other scenes. Fullpg: 'The Intl. Rifle Match' dblpgctrfld: 'A Wild Boar Hunt in Olden Time' fullpg: 'The Fall River Disaster' shows 3 scenes of the terrible fire.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Fullpg. Nast cartoon showing Uncle Sam. Small illustration: 'Natives Of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands'.
August 09, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1884 Front page print: "Lieutenant A. W. Greely". Full page with 4 scenes: "Pelham Park, New York". Two full pages on "The Rescue of the Greely Expedition".
A very nice fullpg. illus. of "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty--Beginning the Work of Removal" of the scaffolding, showing half of it above the rooftops. 2... See More
September 30, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1865 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the nearly quarter-page captioned: "View of Darlington Court House and the Sycamore Tree Where Amy Spain, the Negro Slave, Was Hung by the Citizens of Darlington, South Carolina". There is an article: "Amy Spain" beneath the print.
The front page has a large print of: "Th... See More
April 02, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1887 The front page shows a ship during a violent storm entitled "Ship Ahead!" by de Thultrup. A full page illustration comprised of seven scenes is of "The Veterinary Department of the University of Pennsylvania" which also has related article within the issue. A half-page is comprised of the persons serving as the Inter-State Comm... See More
May 04, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More
March 16, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 16, 1889 (with 5 panel Supplement) Full ftpg. shows: "President Harrison Taking the Oath of Office". Two fullpgs. showing: "The Members of President Harrison's Cabinet" and a nice doublepage centerfold showing: "The Inauguration Ball". The price shown also includes the 5 panel Supplement: "The Inauguration Of President Ha... See More
August 22, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1891 Nice full front page: 'A Salvation Army Wedding at the Barracks on 14th St., New York'.
Nice full page: 'Possible Lawn-Tennis Champions' shows 8 men. Nearly 2 full pages showing: 'The Racing Yachts of '91' at Newport.
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 02, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1884 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Key-Note of the Great Presidential Trial". Inside has a fullpg: "At the Mouth of the Columbia River" which includes a view of Astoria, Oregon. There is a terrific fullpg. print: "Buffalo Hunting" which shows 9 scenes. Also a full page: "The Rescue of the Su... 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
January 07, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Ice-Yachting - Hard-a-lee!" Inside is a full pg. of portraits of "The Evacuation of Cuba by Spain." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Two Notable Examples of the Work of F. A. Bridgman." Full pg. of illus. of "Sir Edward Burne-Jones's Mosaics in the American Episcopal Church at Rome."
Doub... See More
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