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May 23, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 23, 1874 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, showing Uncle Sam with the Democratic Donkey 'The Next Thing In Order'; Half page: 'An Indian Grave on the Yellowstone River' and 'Antelope Hunting In The West'; Another fullpage Thomas Nast shows Grant 'Public Opinion - April 22, 1874'; Doublepage Centerfold ... See More
January 25, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast: 'No More Outbreaks' plus a Nast inside also. Halfpg: 'Sketches in the Northwest--Standing Rock, the Sacred Stone' & 'Traders at Ft. Garry, Manitoba' Spine wear. The double page centerfold has an illustration: "Too Late!" and much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.... See More
August 30, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1873 (Supplement not included) This issue contains many prints, including: Full front page: "The First Love Letter"; Full page cartoon: "The Public School Question"; Full page: "The Newsboy's Picnic--Tumbling Into the Water"; Nice full page:"The Beach at Atlantic City"; 2/3 double page ce... 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
November 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 10, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Sedan." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Cranberry Bog, Ocean County, New Jersey - Pickers at Work." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Web We Ruin." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Battle of Kizil-Tepe, In Armenia." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Trafalgar - The Sinking of the 'Redoutable... See More
January 11, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1873 The front page shows a half page 'Burning of the Brooklyn Tabernacle' along with a smaller illustration of the "The Brooklyn Tabernacle - Interior View' with an accompanying article. Half page illustration of 'Burning of Barnum's Hippodrome'.
A quarter-page illustration of 'The Late George P. Putnam"... See More
January 18, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1873 Full front page illustration of 'Gov. John A. Dix' in a military uniform; Half page illustration of ' Ice Bridge Over the Mississippi At St. Louis' also shows a bridge under construction and 'Railroad Accident at Prospect Station, Penna.'
Doublepage centerfold: 'A Snow Storm--Joys & Sorows'; Nea... 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
February 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1873 Front page illustration with accompanying article: "Down Among the Coal Mines--Going Down the Slope" shows miners heading down a mine shaft in Pennsylvania. Another full page with 9 scenes on coal mining, & another 2 pages. with 3 prints on coal mining as well.
Doublepage centerfold: "Emperor Napoleon III After Death" ... See More
March 01, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1873 Front full page illustration of "Washington at Valley Forge-Winter of 1777-8." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1732-Our Grandmothers."
Two 1/4 page portraits of "Hon. Samuel C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas" and "Hon. A. M. York, Mr. Pomeroy's Accuser"... See More
March 08, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1873 Frontpage illustration of "Wilkie Collins" with his signature; Fullpage illustration: 'American Field Sports' is a handsome print on duck hunting, with dogs; Fullpage: 'Italian Minstrel Boys and Their Masters'; Doublepage centerfold "Princes and Chiefs of Western India".
Complete in 16 pages and... See More
March 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1873 A full front page illustration: 'The Doubtful Bank Note' shows a merchant questioning one given in payment. Full page: 'An Irish Wake'. An article entitled "Jesuit Defeats" with a half-page illustration 'The Unseen Signal of the Jesuits.' Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold 'Every Public Question With A Ey... See More
April 05, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1873 The front page features a fullpage illustration: "The Right Hon. William Evart Gladstone, Premier of England". One-quarter page: "The Church of St. Augustine, Kalamazoo, Michigan". Halfpage: "Patrick Bunbury at Home" shows two boys playing baseball: one boy with a bat and the other pitching to him; this also features ... See More
April 12, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1873 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration "Blindman's Buff"; Great doublepage centerfold: 'Spring' by Frenzeny & Tavernier; Nearly full page illustration "The New Regime in Spain - Proclaiming the Republic in the Cortes at Madrid, February 11, 9 p.m."; 3/4 page illustration of "The Late Rev. ... See More
April 19, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1873 The frontpage features a poem entitled "Uncle Sammy" from "Farm Ballads" by Will Carleton with two small illustrations.Inside are two half-page illustrations pertaining to "Sketches for Fables" including "Sunlight and Shadow" and "The Uninvited Guest." 1/3 pg. illustration of "The Coffin Ship... See More
May 03, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Modocs In Their Stronghold'. Half page illustration include: 'Interior of an Indian Wigwam'; 'Treating With Indians in the Olden Times' and 'The Modocs--Murder of Gen. Canby.'
A half-page illustration: 'Straightening the Crooked Tree". Two 1/8 page illustrations are from The Sandwich Isl... See More
July 22, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1876 The entire front page is a nice political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "The Democratic (Deformed) Tiger 'Fixed' ".
Within this issue is over a full column article headed: "The Montana Slaughter", which in addition to follow up work by General Crook also gives an account of the Custer Massacre of June... See More
October 24, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 24, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'A Burden He Has To Shoulder' shows U.S. Grant being overburdened. Fullpg. Nast: 'The Hobby In The Kinder-Garten' halfpg. of white men looking at an Indian family & their children. Less than qtr pg. Nast: "Worse than Slavery," which is a political cartoon with an illustration of the White League and the Ku Klux Klan ... See More
October 21, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.;
Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More
September 02, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1876 Nice front page illustration: 'Summer In The Country'; Nice Black-themed Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Is This the Equal Protection of the Laws'; A double page centerfold by Thomas Nast: 'A Belle Savage'; Full page illustration: 'The Tramp'
Full page illustration: 'The Centennial--Scene in ... See More
June 20, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1857 The full front page features "Prince Frederic William of Prussia, and the Princess Royal of England" which also has an inside accompanying article.
"Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features nearly half page illustration of: 'Bethlehem' and a smaller print of: 'Grotto of Christ's Birth' & 'Church of the... See More
April 24, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1875 The full front page has: "A Few Sketches" by Thomas Nast concerning Governor Tilden "Attacking the Canal Ring Pirates".
Perhaps the most notable print is the very notable Civil Rights Nast engraving headed: "To Thine Own Self Be True" which shows the hand of Columbia handing over the Civil Rights Bill to an African-Americ... 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
June 16, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1877 The front page has a nice print of: "Fletcher Harper" who recently died, the last of the four Harper brothers who founded the many publication under the Harper's Publishing Company banner. The balance of the front page is a detailed biography of him and the publications he was involved in founding.
Other prints in this issue include... See More
June 06, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1874 Full front page: 'The Mill River (Massachusetts) Calamity'; doublepage centerfold: 'The Mill River Calamity - Bird's-eye View of the Devastated Valley'; Half-page: 'The Disturbed Rendezvous'; Full-page Thomas Nast political cartoons 'A Step In The Right Direction' and 'Peevish School-Boys... See More
January 31, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 31, 1891 Full ftpg. shows: 'Claus Spreckels, 'The Sugar King' '. Nice fullpg. has 8 views of 'The Western Reserve Univ. & Adelbert College'. Three nice prints of 'Lt. Casey's Last Scout', two showing Indians on horseback, plus a nice doublepage centerfold by Remington showing the cavalry.
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 24, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 24, 1891 Most of ftpg. is a Remington illus: 'In the Trenches at Pine Ridge' and another Remington: 'The Opening of the Fight At Wounded Knee' plus 3 other Remington prints, 1 showing a medicine-man. The Supplement centerfold shows: 'Springfield, Mass.' Nice and an historic issue.
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 05, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 5, 1872 Full front pg. illus. of "Fashion Repeats Itself." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Old Honesty Among the Ruins of Tammany." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Francis Kernan." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Tammany Hall Under Greeley Colors-Anything to Beat Grant." Full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertainin... See More
December 31, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870 The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.
Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More
March 30, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1872 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Halfpg: 'The New City Hall, San Francisco'. Nice fullpg. montage of 9 illus. on: 'The North Carolina Bandits' with insets of the outlaws.
July 24, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1897 The front page has a full page illustration of "The Turk and the Christians--The Stake Does Not Always Go To The Winner". A fullpg. has 6 photos: 'Scenes in Korea'.
Nice fulllpg: 'The Restoration of Independence Hall, Phila.' & fullpg. with 8 scenes of: 'Pilotage Off Sandy Hook'. Fullpg. photo of a concert on... See More
December 28, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1878 (with Christmas Supplement)
Spectacular Christmas issue with several Thomas prints. Every print is included in the images for this listing. The frontpage has the Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Spoiling for a fight". Dblpgctrfld: "Christmas Fairy Gifts". Full pg. illus. "Patience until the Indian is civilized - so to speak&... See More
August 28, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Summer Diversions - A Garden Party on the North Shore, Massachusetts." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "Ascent of the Mazamas to the Summit of Mount Rainier, Washington." Full pg. illus. of "The Requiem Mass for the Late Senor Canovas Del Cstillo - Scene in the Church of St. Vincent De Pa... See More
May 08, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1875 Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Late John Harper." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Fishing Match." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Walrus Herd Surprised." Doublepage centerfold of "The Duel." (Two Geese Fighting). Full pg. Nast illus. of "The American River Ganges." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "No Church Need... See More
July 05, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1873 The front page illustration is entitled "Prepared for the Campaign - a Reverie of the Coming Summer." Inside is a small, one column illustration of "Susan B. Anthony" plus an article headed: "Susan B. Anthony's Vote", talking of her being arrested for voting in Rochester. Rare to find prints of her.
An article ent... See More
February 17, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1872 This issue features a full page Thomas Nast print in which he portrays Victoria Woodhull as the devil, captioned: 'Get Thee Behind Me, Mrs. Satan!' Not shown in the photo here is an unhappy woman who '...in climbing the rugged hill of life is compelled to bear alone the burden of a drunken husband & her little children.', who i... See More
February 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1873 A Valentine issue with the front full page illustration: "Robbing the United States Mail." showing a women sneaking envelopes from an angelic "mailman".
Inside is a full page illustration of "Mount of Olives and Valley of Jehoshaphat." Full page illustration containing several smaller illustrations of "Knebworth P... 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
January 12, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" arti... See More
May 04, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 4, 1878 Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Giving U. S. Hail Columbia." Inside is a full page illustration of "Tramps and Their Ways." Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Tramp Period." Full page illustration of "Ree Indians Crossing the Missouri in Bull Boats." 2/3 page illustration of "Sketches of Russian... See More
July 29, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1876 (with supplement) Full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The New Alliance" shows General Custer shaking hands with Sitting Bull. Inside has a full page Thomas Nast: "Getting in Tune.", two half-page illustrations "Romance on the Hudson" and "Reality on the Plains."; a quarter page portrait of "The H... See More
July 11, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1874 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, certainly the most desired is the full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "Gathering Berries".
The full front page shows: "A Kansas Land Office" and prints inside include: "A Boy's Dream of the 'Glorious Fourth' "; a full page by political cartooni... See More
October 18, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1873 Perhaps the most famous print in this well known illustrated periodical is the full front page work by famed artist Thomas Nast captioned: "Out Of the Ruins" which shows President U.S. Grant as a policeman helping the Liberty figure out of the ruins of the buildings of Wall Street. The financial panic of 1873 was one of the more... See More
September 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Submarine Mining Operations at Hallet's Point (Hell Gate)' & famous fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'A Group of Vultures Waiting for the Storm to Blow Over' 3/4pg: 'Elder Frederick Evans at Home' Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Farming in the Great West--the Burr Oak Farm, Illinois, Comprising 65 Squ... See More
October 07, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 The backpage has the Thomas Nast cartoon: "That's What's The Matter", captioned: "Boss Tweed. 'As long as I can count the Votes, what are you going to do about it? Say?'", which draws attention to election fraud.
Also present are: the frontpage 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homele... See More
May 06, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1876 The front page features a full page Thomas Nast illustration 'The Corruption Period - The Latest Foreign Contribution Laid at the Door of the White House.' A half-page illustration 'English Road Locomotive, Centennial Grounds.' A 1/4 page portrait of "The Hon. Delano C. Calvin.' Doublepage centerfold: 'Fair Time -The Whe... See More
December 09, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Ignorant Vote--Honors Are Easy' is Black-themed. A half-page illustration 'The Louisiana Returning Board - Taking the Oath' with an accompanying article.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The British Arctic Expedition - Sunday Morning on Board the Alert, in Midwinter... See More
August 12, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 12, 1876 Full front page illustration: 'Struck It Rich! Prospecting in the Black Hills' shows two men examining a piece of ore.; Fullpage Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The "Blood Shirt" Reformed'; 1/2-page illustration: 'The Yacht "Mohawk"'; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: 'Declaration of Equa... See More
October 19, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1878 Nice fullpg. Nast: 'The Crowning Point of His Life' & another Nast fullpg. showing Uncle Sam. Fullpg: 'Northern Entrance to the Highlands of the Hudson' is nice and a full page illustration: "Too Late for the Coach--An Old Time Incident" by Reinhart.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issu... See More
February 20, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 20, 1875 Ftpg: 'The Valentine' shows a Black boy drawing one. Very nice fullpg: 'Sketches In An Orange Grove' showing 7 vignettes showing the different aspects of the industry. Halfpg: 'Moonlight Coasting'. 2/3pg. Th. Nast print.
Complete in sixteen pages.
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