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January 29, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1881 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Foreign Encroachment'. Nice full page: 'The Ice-blockade in the Rivers & Bay'. Nice full page: 'Miseries of a January Thaw in New York' includes 9 vignettes. Three-Quarter page: "Military Field-Sports - Wrestling on Horseback". Dramatic half page: 'Out on a ... See More
February 10, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1883 Front page print: "Unser Fritz--Crown Prince of Prussia and Prince Imperial of the German Empire". Nice halfpg. has an inside view of: "Chicago Stock Exchange". Nice fullpg: "Westward Bound--Scenes on an Immigrant Train". 3/4 pg: "Ice-Yachting on the Hudson". Fullpg. of a funeral at St. Patrick's Cat... See More
February 25, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1888 Front page print: "Multum In Parvo--An Orchestra With One Performer". Fullpg: "Feeding & Catching Terrapin on a Maryland Farm".
The double page centerfold: "The Modern Buccaneers" by W.A. Rogers. Nearly fullpg: "Character Sketches in Ireland". Interesting fullpg: "The Statue of William Pe... See More
May 09, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1891 Front full page portrait of "The Rev. Phillips Brooks, D.D., Bishop Elect of Massachusetts." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Carnegie Music Hall." Full page illustration of "The Agricultural Building, Columbian Exposition." Full page "Portrait of Miss Beatrice Goelet by John S. Sargent." 2/3 page il... See More
October 02, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1897 The full front page is by F. Remington: "A Wounded Bull Elk", plus a fullpg. with 7 photos: "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields". Nearly halfpg. A.B. Frost print: "A Snap Shot at Woodcock" is a hunting scene. Plus three more hunting scenes by Frost also, including: "Shoot! Shoot, Man! Why Don't You Shoo... See More
December 26, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1868 The front of the issue is of a 1/2 page illustration entitled "Winter Sports-Fishing for Pickerel Through the Ice." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Steamboat Disaster on the Ohio River, Near Warsaw, Kentucky, December 4, 1868." which also has the accompanying front page article regarding the collisions of the ste... See More
March 03, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 3, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'Sunday sports in Southern California'. Another full pg. Nast cartoon.
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
February 14, 1857
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., Feb. 14, 1857 "Out Door Sports" on an inside pg. has two letters concerning the game of "Wicket". Includes a small diagram of the ground plan. Interesting. Occasional foxing.
February 19, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 19, 1859 The front page has a print titled: "Arrival of the Country Postman On St. Valentine's Morning". Inside has prints of: "A Fire Hunt In Georgia" "Discovery of Three Half-starved Alms House Children in the Room of a Hired Nurse..." "A Cock Fight Among the Athenians of Boston" "Shocking Scene At A F... See More
July 16, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1859 The front page of features a half page: "Scene on the Morning After the late Terrible Accident on the Michigan Southern Railroad" and a 1/4 page illustration "Marshal Macmahon". Inside includes a full page: "The War in Italy - the Emperor Napoleon at the Battle of Magenta" and a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: &q... See More
January 05, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1867. Halfpg: 'Military Asylum, Washington, D.C.' and a very nice print of: 'Rice Culture on the Ogeechee, Near Savannah, Ga.' showing eight scenes in the process of growing rice. Halfpg: 'Turkey Shooting'. Other news and advertisements of the day are included.
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 28, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 28, 1867 The front page shows: 'The Wise Men Guided by the Star in the East'. Very nice half page print: "Santa Claus" shows him with a bag full of toys sneaking by two sleeping children. Another half page: "An Early Christmas Call" shows children, with toys, waking up mom & dad. A full page: "Christmas Toys--A Quiet Hi... See More
January 16, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1869 Nice fullpg. Winslow Homer print: 'Winter At Sea--Taking in Sail Off the Coast'. Fullpg. shows 3 scenes: 'Custer's Command Shooting Down Worthless Horses' & 'The Scalped Hunter' & 'Custer's Indian Scouts Celebrating the Victory Over Black Kettle'.
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
January 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 21, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Cared For' shows what looks like a Red Cross worker caring for a wounded soldier. Nice halfpg: 'Map Showing the Route of the Northern Pacific Railroad' fullpg. Nast: 'America Sympathizes With the Pope' 'School or Jail?' 'Interior of the Academy of Music'
February 04, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 4, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Scene in a Station House on a Winter's Night." Inside are five large illus. pertaining to "Scenes in San Domingo, with a Map of the Island" including a portrait of "President Buenaventura Baez," and illus. such as "San Domingo City-Scene in one of the Principal Streets," "The Harbor and Forti... See More
December 06, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1873 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Last Days Of Harvest".
Other prints within this issue include a full ftpg. political cartoon: "Poor Old Spain!", a three-quarter pg: "Preparing for Thanksgiving--Flanking the Victim", seven small prints of: "North ... See More
February 21, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 21, 1874 Full ftpg: "The Foster Mother" shows a young girl caring for new born chicks. Nice fullpg. with 11 vignettes of: "Scenes in the Life of a Wrecker" & nice fullpg: "Running the rapids of New River, Va." Halfpg: "Pickerel Fishing thru the Ice" and "A Deer Camp in the Michigan Woods"
Complete in sixteen pages... See More
July 31, 1875
Harper's WEEKLY, July 31, 1875 Full front pg. illus. of "The Intercollegiate Boat Race-Starting for the Lake-Scene in front of the Grand Union Hotel, Saratoga." Inside are six 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Intercollegiate Boat Race-Portraits of the Cornell Crew." 1/4 pg. portrait of "A. H. Bogardus." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Cornell Freshmen-Winners of the Freshm... See More
August 28, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 28, 1875 Full front page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Established (Foreign) Church in Ohio"; A full page illustration containing many smaller illustration pertaining to "Rustication-Watching Young Ducks"; Full page illustration of "The Colored Creedmoor"; Doublepage centerfold Thomas Nast illustration of "A Cha... See More
December 18, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 18, 1875. Full front full pg. Nast illus. titled: "Post Haste--Let This Be the Fastest (Male) Mail on Record." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Obsequies of Henry Wilson" including "...The Procession Passing St. Paul's Church, New York" and "...The Remains Lying in State in Doric Hall, Boston, Massachusetts." Fou... See More
July 28, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1877 Full ftpg: "The Astor Reredos, Trinity Church, New York". Fullpg: "Intercollegiate Athletes" showing 6 sports, and a crowd scene. Halfpg: "A Hiker Yacht Race on the Delaware" & "The Lay Torpedo--The Public Trial at Cleveland, Ohio"
December 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1879 The full front page print is a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast: "Borrowed Plumes--Mr. Jackdaw Conkling". Inside has a nice fullpg: 'Bicycle Match at Philadelphia' shows men on the 'boneshakers'. Fullpg: "Foot-Ball Match Between Yale & Princeton" is a fine print. Fullpg: "Canal Life&quo... See More
May 08, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1880 Entire ftpg. is taken up with illustrations of "The Colonels of the New York Seventh Regiment". Halfpg: "The Tragedy at Madison Square Garden" shows it in ruins after a fire. Halfpg: "Wild Fowl Massacres" shows a man hunting ducks. Fullpg. Nast cartoon: "The 'Magnetic' Blaine: Or a Very Heavy 'Load'... See More
June 18, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1881 Wreck of the Canadian excursion steamboat "The Victoria". Nice halfpg. shows 'A Sunday Excursion on the Ohio River' shows a very crowded paddlewheeler. Halfpg. shows: 'Wheelmen in Boston', being a parade of men on 'boneshaker' bicycles. Nast cartoon: "The New Stamp Act--Approved".
Other news and adverti... See More
June 05, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1886 Full ftpg. illus: 'Oliver Wendell Holmes'. Nice fullpg: 'Annual Meet of the Wheelmen at Boston' is a great illus. of men on high-wheeled bicycles. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Rafting Logs' shows 10 scenes, including a central theme from the Wisconsin area. 3/4pg. Nast illustration.
Other news and advertisements of the day... See More
July 10, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1886 The front page of the issue is "Jack of the Tules" by Bret Harte. Inside the issue is a fullpage "The Senatorial Round-House" by Nast; fullpage "the Regatta of the Eastern Yacht Club, off Marblehead, Massachusetts"; nice fullpage print: "Lawn-Tennis Tournament"; fullpage "The Columbia-Harvard Boat Race,... See More
October 02, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1886 One-third of a page shows: "The Hostile Apaches--The Captors and the Captured" shows Geronimo and Natchez, plus another one-third pg. illus. of the soldiers who captured them. Fullpg. print: "A Night Scene at the St. Louis Exposition". Another full page print: "The 'Tub Parade' at Lenox, Massachusetts". 3/4 ... See More
October 09, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1886 The full front page is a print by famed Western artist Frederic Remington, titled: "In From The Night Herd" (see). Other prints inside include a nice full page: "Over The Rocky Mountains on the Northern Pacific Railroad" by Charles Graham; a double page centerfold: "The New York Riding Club"; another smaller R... See More
March 23, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 23, 1889 Front 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to the front pg. story "A Hazard of New Fortunes." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Houses of the New York and the Manhattan Athletic Clubs." 1/3 pg. portrait of "General Stewart Van Vliet." Four small portraits of "Albert G. Porter, of Indiana, United States Minister to Italy," "Thomas W... See More
November 16, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1889 Front full pg. illus. of "The Autumn Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Divinity Building of the New Catholic University at Washington, D.C." six small portraits of "State Officers Elected on Tuesday, November 5, 1889." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Cast of Bar... See More
March 01, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1890 Nice full ftpg: 'Making a Landing By Search Light on the Mississippi' Halfpg. Remington print for a story: 'The Aztec Treasure House' fullpg. of six scenes: 'Native Life of New Guinea' nice fullpg: 'Great Meeting of Amateur Athletes Under the Auspices of the Boston Athletic Club'
April 08, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1893 Within are four scenes of: "Hunting Life in the Rockies", all in British Columbia with 3 showing Indians. Great fullpg: "A Week With the Mormons" has 8 prints including two of Mormon currency. Also a halfpg. photo of: "The New Mormon Temple at Salt Lake City, Utah".
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Rabbit-Shooting... See More
July 14, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1894 Full front page illus. of "King Debs." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "How One Million Dollars in Gold is Shipped." Two full pgs. of illus. of "The Great Railway Strikes - Scenes In and About Chicago."
Two pages of illus. pertaining to "Washington Square." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Riding the Hump-Durgin.&quo... See More
March 30, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1895 Full front pg.illus. of "Gresham Fires Back." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Recent Rioting in New Orleans Levees." 2/3 pg. portrait of "Prince Bismarck." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The American Steamship 'Allianca,' Fired Upon by the Spanish Cruiser 'Conde De Venadito'." Small portra... See More
November 23, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1895 Fullpg: 'In & Out of the New York Horse Show Ring' & 'Scenes on the Midway--Cotton States Exposition, Atlanta, Ga.' nice doublepage centerfold by A.B. Frost: 'Prairie Chicken Shooting'. Halfpg: 'In the Adirondacks--The Return from the Hunt' Small golf photo.
Complete issue.... See More
May 23, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Too Busy to Talk." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Five New Panels of M. Puvis De Chavannes for the Boston Public Library."
Full pg. of illus. of "Buildings of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition." Full pg. illus. of "England's Fighting Force in Egypt - A New Cavalry Drill."... See More
April 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1899 Nice full ftpg. showing a 'Rocky Mountain Sheep Hunting' scene. Nice fullpg. golf print by A.B. Frost: 'Winter Golf--Play the Like In Four' shows several golfers. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Trout Fishing in a Penna. Stream'. Halfpg. bicycle print, and a fullpg. re. the war in Manila.
Other news and advertisements of th... See More
July 29, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1899 Full front page portrait of "Major-General Elwell S. Otis, U.S.V." Inside has a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Before the Dreyfus Trial." Full pg. of portraits of "The Democratic National Committee." Full pg. of illus. of "The Strike of the Trolley Employees in New York City."
Doublepage centerfold of &q... See More
August 05, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 5, 1899 Full ftpg: "The Open Door!" by W.A. Rogers. Fullpg. with 7 photos: "The Strike of the Trolley Employees in Cleveland". Halfpg: "Admiral Dewey & Col. Denby Watching Target Practice on Board the Olympia" & halfpg: "The U.S.S. Olympia".
Three photos regarding: "Recent Lynching of Italians at Tall... See More
September 30, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1882 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Proud Day For England". But the most notable print would be the very nice half page baseball print titled: "The Providence Base-Ball Club" showing the team in uniform, with bats and balls as well. The players are identified by name, including the manager: Harry Wright.... See More
February 01, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "Our Modern Ulysses on His Travels." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Assembly Chamber, New Capitol, Albany." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A German Snow Plough." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. Thomas G. Alvord" and "The Hon. Morton M'Michael." Two full pg. illus. of &qu... See More
May 26, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1883 The full front page is a print captioned: "The New York & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge--New York Entrance" with an inset of J. A. Roebling, the architect.
One inside page has two prints on the Brooklyn Bridge: "Archway Under Approach, New York Side" and "Cable Anchorage, Brooklyn Side, as it Appeared Before Completion&qu... See More
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 15, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1868 Dramatic front page: 'The Great Fire in Chicago' shows firemen fighting a well-engulfed building. Half page illustrations 'An Avalanche in an Alpine Pass' and 'Relieving the Poor at No. 1 Bond Street, New York'. A full page: 'Broadway, February, 1868' is a street scene. 'Buffalo Attacked by Wolves'... See More
December 11, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 11, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Ay, There's a Rub." Inside are two large illus. pertaining to "Moody and Sankey in Philadelphia" including "...Outside the Building" and "...The Opening Service." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Edgar Allen Poe." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Poe's Monument at Baltimore." 1/2 pg. illu... See More
January 18, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1879 Front full page Nast illustration. of "The Lone Fisherman (From Mass.) or, the Bulldozed Old Man." Inside is a full page portrait of "H. R. H. Alice Maud Mary, Grand Duchess of Hesse-Darmstadt (Princess Alice of Great Britain and Ireland)." 2/3 page illustration of "In for a Scrape." Full page illustration of "... See More
August 26, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1882 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon: "The Burning of Alexandria". Halfpg: "Canoe Regatta on Lake George". Displayable double page centerfold: "The New Oil Field" with 10 scenes. "Castle at Waftburg where Luther was Imprisoned" which includes 2 scenes. Half page shows two prints by Thomas Nast: "A 'Self... See More
February 14, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1885 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Jonas Grappitt's Valentine." Inside are two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Yseult Dudley" and "Chinese Gordon, The Defender of Khartoom."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Siege of the Loves - Capitulation Imminent." Full pg. illus. of "The New York Athletic Club, ... See More
July 06, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 6, 1889 Dblpgctrfld: 'On the Bridle Path, Central Park, N.Y.' is by Remington. Nice fullpg. by Zogbaum: 'Arrest of an Illicit Trader in the Indian Territory'. Fullpg: 'Our New Navy--Torpedo Boat No. 1'
Complete in twenty pages.
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