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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
June 20, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1885 Front page print: "The Long Detaching Rings Again Writhed In Mid-Air, And Softly Descended As He Thundered Past". Fullpg. shows 3 scenes: "Sketches of Columbia College". Nice fullpg: "The Cavalry Drill at West Point". Nice fullpg. print by Thomas Nast: "There's 'Harmony' Even In Their Discord". H... See More
December 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874 The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl waiting at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by 4 reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also insid... See More
August 26, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1865 The most notable prints would be the two full page prints by noted artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Our Watering Places--The Empty Sleeve at Newport" showing a Civil War veteran with one arm missing, and: "Our Watering Places--Horse Racing at Saratoga".
Other prints in this issue include: "George N. Sanders" "Co... See More
January 26, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 26, 1878 Nice fullpg. Th. Nast: 'Secretary Of The Interior Investigating The Indian Bureau'. Nice fullpg: 'Police Athletics' Great fullpg. Nast: 'Stand From Under' shows an injured & falling Republican elephant. Nice fullpg: 'A Queens County, Long Island, Fox Hunt'
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
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
December 30, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Why Is Croker Rich?" Inside has a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Experimental Tests of the Life Saving Kite." Full pg. of illus. of "The Architectural League of New York - view from the Ninth Annual Exhibition."
Full pg. illus. of "The Revolution in Northern Mexico - Moving Regulars to the Fron... See More
July 04, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1868 A great full frontpage illustration entitled: 'Grounds of the White House, Washington, on a Saturday Afternoon in June'. A quarter-page illustration "Hon. Reverdy Johnson, of Maryland". A half page illustration with accompanying article "The German Saengerfest Societies in Wabash Avenue Rink, Chicago". A terrific d... 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
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
June 19, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg. pictorial: "Coining Silver Dollars at the Philadelphia Mint"; 3/4 pg: "In a Virginia Country Store, Discussing the Republican Nominations".
Doublepage centerfold: "The Republican National Convention at Chicago"; fullpg. illus. "The Republican National Convention at Chicago" ... See More
April 24, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Another Man That Trembles for Our Republican Form of Government." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Speckled Beauty of the Brooks." Several small illus. pertaining to "General Grant in Mexico - Visit to a Coffee Plantation." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "A Meeting of t... See More
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
March 27, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Boom! - And Off It Went." Inside is a full pg. containing six illus. pertaining to "Grant's Visit to Mexico - The Arrival at Vera Cruz." One 1/2 pg. illus. and one 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "Professor Nordenskjold's Reception at Naples, Italy." Full pg. illus. of "Cleari... See More
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
January 08, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1870 The full front page engraving of the issue is entitled: 'Jack-in-the-Box'. Two-thirds of a page: 'Arguing the Point'. The doublepage centerfold is by Homer entitled: '1860 - 1870' and is several scenes reflecting on the war. Two-thirds of a page 'Home from the Wars'. Another full page illustration is "T... See More
June 20, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1868 The front page shows an illustration of mother duck protecting her ducklings entitled "Maternal Vigilance in the Face of the Enemy". A half page illustration shows: 'Unknown Soldier's Monument in Arlington" "Decorating Soldiers' Graves in Cypress Hill Cemetery near Brooklyn" and 'Decorating General Lander's G... See More
October 16, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, October 16, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Our Modern Mummy." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Pocketing the Missing Plank." Full pg. illus. of "Creedmoor - Match Between the Canadian and Amateur Rifle Teams, September 25, 1875." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Deserter." 2/3 pg. illus. of "An Artists' Colony, Fontainebleau, Fran... See More
January 20, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 20, 1883 Dramatic full ftpg: "The Milwaukee Tragedy--Destruction of the Newhall House". 2/3 page print by Thomas Nast: "Liberty and Peace Still Exist in Massachusetts". Almost halfpg. print: "Rabbit Shooting On Long Island" & "Emigrants In Midwinter--Making Camp For The Night" Almost a fullpg. illus: 'The ... 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
December 03, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1898 Full front page illus. of "A Market Scene in Ponce." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Jamaica - Scenes in England's Chief West-Indian Possession." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The New State Capitol, Helena, Montana."
Doublepage centerfold of "Art Treasures in New York - Some of the Famous Paintings Owned in this ... 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
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
December 25, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1869 The front page of the issue contains a fullpage illustration entitled "Home for the Holidays" (Christmas). Inside are five illustrations pertaining to "The War in Cuba." (Trinidad Mountains, General Adolph Cavada, Military District of Cienfuegos). Two full page Thomas Nast illustrations are of "Excommunication of Moder... See More
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
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.
May 01, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1880 Fullpg. text with 5 illus. on: 'The Hudson River Tunnel'. Fullpg: 'The Negro Exodus--the Old Style & the New' fullpg: 'The West Point Outrage--The Court of Inquiry in Session'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
December 08, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1877 Very nice full front page: 'Sitting Bull & the United States Commission' shows 6 scenes including an inset of Sitting Bull & one of White Eagle. Inside is a fullpg: "The 'Small Breeds' Thanksgiving - Return of the First Born from College" which shows a Black family. Two fullpg. Thomas Nast cartoons titled: "Thanksgi... See More
September 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Speak Out, or Resign." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Union League Club House, Corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Ninth Street, New York." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Sir Rowland Hill." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Menhaden Fishery on the Coast of Maine." 2/3 of a dblp... See More
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
Item #172906HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1865 The full front page is a political cartoon: "The Great Labor Question from a Southern Point of View" showing a Black farmer and Lincoln.
Prints inside including a half page: "Presentation of 200 Battle Flags to Gov. Fenton at Albany, New York" and "Grand Dinner to the Army of the Tennessee at the Union Hotel, Saratoga&quo... See More
October 01, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1870 The front page features a full page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The Promised Land as Seen from the Dome of St. Peter's, Rome'. Inside the issue 1/3 page "Preparing Ships to be Sunk in the Harbor of Hamburg", 1/3 page "Drilling Citizens in Paris" and two small illustrations "Wilhelmshohe". Fullpage illustrations &quo... 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 18, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1868 The front page features a full-page illustration entitled "The Mariner's Children". The Impeachment Trial also includes a half-page illustration "The Impeachment Trial - The Senate in Consultation in the Ladies' Parlor" and a full page "The Ladies' Gallery of the Senate During the Impeachment Trial... See More
March 16, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1878 Full front page Nast illus. of "Always Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Egg."
Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Mr. H. M. Stanley's Anglo-American Expedition for the Exploration of Central Africa - Reception by Mtesa's Body Guard, Prime Minister, and Chiefs." 1/2 pg. illus. of "An Aecumenical Council at St. Pe... See More
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.
May 05, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Burning of the Southern Hotel, St. Louis. Great fullpg: 'Our Artist at Kioto, Japan' 'Rice Cultivation in Travancore, India' with the Supplement containing: 'A Lesson in Boat Building' showing a father instructing his sons.
June 07, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1873 (supplement not included - see note below)
The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Burial of Captain Hall' with an accompanying article and a map illustration of 'The North Polar Region' of his expedition. Nice full page with 3 illustrations on: 'The Bender Murders Near Cherryvale, Kansas'. Three illustrations on: ... 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
June 25, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More
May 23, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1868 The frontpage features a full page illustration "The Little Woman" which also features a poem on the inside page. An article "American Artists" features 1/4 page illustrations of "J.Q.A. Ward, N.A." and R. W. Hubbard, N.A." One-third page shows: 'Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota.' (famous from the song of... 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
May 19, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'To the Rescue' shows men on the scene of a ship wreck. Fullpg: 'Antiquities'. 1/3 pg. scene in Japan, Iwakuni Bridge. Halfpg: 'Trout Fishing'.
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.
January 01, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1887 Full ftpg. shows: "John Ericsson", the creator of the iron-clad from the Civil War. Nice fullpg. view: "San Antonio, Texas" shows 7 scenes. The double page centerfold: "Hospital Sunday In New York--Christian Work Among The Poor" shows 7 scenes. 2/3 page Thomas Nast print: "The President's New-Year Messenger... See More
August 01, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 1, 1891 Full front page. shows a woman strolling: 'By A Summer Sea'. Nice full page: 'Sketches in Albuquerque, N. Mexico & Vicinity' includes 7 scenes.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 17, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1873 The front page features a fullp age illustration 'The Spring Campaign - Led as a Lamb to the Slaughter.' A 3/4 page illustration 'The Bank of England Forgeries - Bidwell's Examination.' Nice full page has 2 Indian illustrations: 'Young Bucks on the War Path' and 'Young Bucks Returning With Spoils' shows one holdi... See More
June 11, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1887 The prime feature is a very nice full page which has five prints captioned: "The Old Ute Reservation, Colorado" with scenes of Black Canyon--Gunnison River, Ouray, Marshall Basin, Ingram Falls, and Bridal Veil Park at Telluride. Also desirable are the nice full page print with seven scenes captioned: "Sketches At West Point&qu... 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
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