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February 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 2, 1867. Ftpg. has 2 views of the 'St. John, New Brunswick, Skating Rink' building. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Scenes on a Cotton Plantation' shows 12 scenes, most showing Blacks in various chores, including picking, hoeing & with the cotton gin. 'Burning of the Hyatt House, Janesville, Wis.'
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
February 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 23, 1867 Halfpg: 'U.S. Patent Office Dept., Wash. D.C.' Great fullpg: 'Scene in a New York Faro Bank--The Critical Moment: Making 'The Turn'' is a gambling scene. Good print.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.
March 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1867. Full front pg. illus. of "Equestrian Statue of Washington, Union Square, New York." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Martha Washington." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Washington's Head Quarters at Newburg." Vertical 1/2 pg. of "The Disaster at Regent's Park, London-Rescuing the Skaters from the Broken Ice." Full pg. i... See More
May 11, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1867 This issues feature a very fine portrait of the famed: 'Mr. Thomas Nast' and a bio. on him as well. Halfpg: 'Lodges of the Chiefs in the Indian Village Captured by Gen. Hancock' shows many teepees. Also: 'Old Sioux Indian Captured by Gen. Hancock'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen p... See More
August 03, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 3, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illus: 'Sioux Indians Attempting to Stampede Gen. Custer's Horses' with a view of Custer. Halfpg: 'Colored Emigrants Seeking Homes in the North'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 24, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 24, 1864 The full front pager is taken up with prints of: "The Chief Justices of the United States" with Salmon Chase as the central print, surrounded by John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth, Roger B. Taney, and John Marshall.
Many nice prints within including a full page: "View of the Stations on Grant's Military Railroad from City Point to His ... See More
September 25, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1869 The front of this issues features a full page illustration of "The Avondale Colliery Disaster - Bringing Out the Dead." Inside the issue, a page contains a quarterpage illustration of "Dark on Fair?" which has an accompanying poem, a 1/6 page illustration of "Baron Alexander Von Humboldt", and a quarterpage illus... 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
November 06, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls Dam, Minnesota' along with illustrations o... See More
January 01, 1870
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
February 03, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 3, 1894 Full ftpg. shows a performance at the remodeled Metropolitan Opera House. Halfpg: 'View in the Yosemite' & fullpg: 'The New Bridge Across the Harlem River at 3rd Ave.' Halfpg: 'State Capitol at Albany'. Nice fullpg. Remington: 'A Gander-Pull' on horseback. An article on A. Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Holmes.
Compl... See More
March 09, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Mephistopheles at Work for Destruction." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Fruit Carriers Going to Jerusalem." Full pg. illus. of "A Broadway Scene in a February Thaw." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Catacomb of St. Thraso and St. Saturninus." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Arcosolium in the Cataco... See More
March 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, with supplement, March 16, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Grant, among others. Halfpg. illus: 'Vaccinating The Poor'. Two illustrations: 'The Search For Livingstone'.
Supplement issue contains a nearly fullpg: 'Mine Oyster--Dredging Boats in the Chesapeake" and another: "Maine Oyster: Shucking" and smaller prints: "M... See More
March 23, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Much Ado About Nothing." Inside: A 1/6 pg. illus. of "Between Decks." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Landing at Havana." Two small illus. entitled "Sugar Making" and "Auction of the Sick and Lame." 2/3 pg. illus. of "New Academy of the Brooklyn Art Association." ... See More
April 06, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1872 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Presidential Fever on the Supreme Bench." Inside: A 1/3 pg. portrait of "The Late Earl of Mayo." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Where the Earl of Mayo was Murdered." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Faith and Morals at Rome-Beggars on the Steps of St. Peter's."... See More
June 27, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1874 Within this complete issue is a great full page print captioned: "International Baseball--The Boston Champions" showing the entire team in uniform. The name of each player is captioned below, the list including Al Spaulding and James O'Rourke among others. A related article as well. A great companion issue to join the 2004 Boston cha... See More
January 02, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full frontpage illustration is entitled "Alone with the Dying Year" shows a small child in a snow storm. Fullpage "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture". Fullpage Thomas Nast: "The Outs Alway... See More
April 22, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1899 Fullpg. of 8 photos of: 'Honolulu--Scenes in the Chief City of Our Mid-Pacific Territory'. Fullpg: 'Samoa--The Scene of the Fighting...'. Nice doublepage centerfold shows troops marching thru Caloocan after a battle. Much text with several photos on: 'The Reconstruction of Cuba'.
Other news and advertisements of the day a... See More
April 07, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg: 'Gen. Miles's Winter Campaign Against the Indians' shows 9 scenes. Nice ctrfld: 'Sketches Along the route of the Panama Railroad'
October 29, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1864 The full front page is a print of: "A Group of Cavalry Officers" on horseback, being Merritt, Kautz, and Wilcox. Pages 2 & 3 have various reports on the Civil War. Other prints within include: "Headquarters Army of the James--Pennsylvania Soldiers Voting" "Headquarters Army of the James--Rebel Prisoners & Desert... See More
December 30, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing ... See More
January 27, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 27, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. 1/2 pg: 'Burial of Cornelius Vanderbilt'. Fullpg: 'The stranded steamship 'L'Amerique'. Fullpg: 'Winter sketches'.
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
April 27, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Daniel Drew'. Great fullpg. by Th. Nast: 'Abraham Lincoln & the Drummer Boy'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Supreme Court Room, Washington' is a great scene of the interior. One-quarter pg: 'The Indian Expedition--Gen. Hancock's Encampment at Fort Harker, Kansas'.
Other news and advertisements of the da... See More
July 26, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Statesman At Home'. Fullpg; 'The Metropolitan Regatta on the Hudson'. 3/4 pg: 'The Eruption of Mt. Etna--The Great Stream of Lava'. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of a military encampment at Newport. Fullpg. shows the ship: 'Jeannette Leaving San Francisco'.
Other news and advertiseme... See More
February 13, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Military Tops in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany - Proposed as New York State Building at the Columbian Exposition." "Our Indian Contingent," includes six different works by Frederic Remington (see images for a few).
Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More
January 23, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1892 Front full page illus. of "In a Public Dispensary - Treating Patients of La Grippe." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Duke of Clarence and Avondale" and "The Late Cardinal Giovanni Simeoni."
Doublepage centerfold of "Battledoor and Shuttlecock at Tuxedo." Several pages of portraits pertainin... See More
December 31, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Constancy is a Jewel." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Hell's Kitchen, New York." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. B. H. Brewster" and "Thomas C. Acton." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Escape of the Frigate 'Constitution' After Three Days' Chase By British Ships.&... See More
March 25, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1882 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Attorney General Brewster..." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Banquet to an American Physician at Tokyo, Japan." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Lick Observatory, California." Two full pg. illus. of "Snake Charming and Religious Rites Among the Indians of Central America" and "Mi... See More
April 01, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1882 Fullpg. with 3 scenes: "Bismark In His Country Home". Halfpg: "A Very Bad Bear" shows a playful cub. Nice fullpg. J.G. Brown print: "The Lost Child" is great. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Mississippi Floods--Scenes at Vicksburg". One-third pg: "Immense Fleet of Icebergs off the Coast of Newfoundland"... See More
March 15, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Dilemma". Fullpg: "Cleopatra at the Blackville Studio". Two nice halfpg. illustrations: "The Mississippi Levees", one showing it breaking. The dblpgctrfld: "Banished from Massachusetts, 1660". One-third pg: "The Recent Snowstorms on the Plains--Railroad Trai... See More
September 04, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1886 The full front page is a very nice (and famous) Frederic Remington print: "Abandoned" which has a Western theme. There is a related article on an inside page: "Our Soldiers In the Southwest" which also has a Remington print titled: "Saddle Up", which includes two buffalo soldiers (black soldiers). Also within the ... See More
March 30, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 30, 1889 This issue features the dblpgctrfld: 'The Last Lull In the Fight' done by Frederic Remington, showing but a few survivors of an Indian attack. Nice fullpg. view of: 'Madison, Wisconsin' showing 3 scenes. Fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'Last Lodges of the Mandans'
Complete in twenty pages.
April 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "What, Dat Hat, Miss Sally! Indignantly Lifting the insulted hat out of the Box and Holding it up for Us to Look At." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The First League Game of Baseball of the Season." Several small portraits of "The Leaders in the International Chess Tournament." 2/3 pg. illus. of ... See More
August 31, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 Full ftpg: 'Newport Clubhouse of the New York Yacht Club'. Fullpg. shows: 'Apostles Islands, Lake Superior'. Terrific dblpgctrfld: 'A Collegiate Game of Baseball' shows a game in progress plus the bleachers as well. A very displayable print!
December 02, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 2, 1871 Full ftpg. political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'.
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly fullpg:... See More
March 24, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 24, 1877 Full ftpg. shows: 'Our New President Taking the Oath'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Our New President--General View of the Inauguration Ceremonies' at the Capitol. Two other halfpg. scenes. re. the inauguration. Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Such Victory & I am Undone' shows a wounded Republican elephant in bandages. Fullpg: 'Pres. Gr... See More
November 18, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 18, 1876 Full front page: 'Arctic Perils--Recent Disaster to the Whaling Fleet'.; Several scenes from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition; Half page: 'The Whipping Post & Pillory in Delaware'.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.... See More
January 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1892 Half page: 'Design for the Carnegie Library at Pittsburg, Pa.' Full page: 'At the Brooklyn Navy Yard'.
Great doublepage centerfold: 'Some of the Ships of the U.S. Navy' is displayable. Nice Remington full page: 'Garza Revolutionists in the Texas Chaparral'
December 14, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1872 (excludes Supplement - see note) Halfpg: 'The Coon Hunt' shows several Black men telling stories Round the camp fire. Halfpg: 'Seeing the Circus Pass--A Va. Sketch' shows kids sitting on a fence post. Fullpg: 'The American Common School'.
Note: This listing does not include the Supplement which contains a multi-panel ill... See More
May 18, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1867 Nice fullpg. & famous Black print: 'The Modern Medea--the Story of Margaret Garner' plus an article on the fugitive slave. Halfpg: 'The Charleston Firemen Saluting the Old Flag' & 'Union Prisoners' Cemetery at Charleston, S.C.'. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Newboys' Lodging-House, New York' shows 10 scenes in th... See More
May 31, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1862 Full ftpg: "Balloon View of the Attack on Fort Darling, in the James River, by Commander Roger's Gun-Boat Flotilla, 'Galena,' Monitor,' etc". Prints inside include: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright..." showing monitors in battle; a full page: "Mobile and Its Defenses" which shows 6 scenes; a full page: &qu... See More
February 24, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 24, 1894 Front full pg. portrait of "Hon. George F. Hoar, United States Senator from Massachusetts."
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The United States Supreme Court and Its Robing Room." Four small portraits of "Hon. Thomas S. Martin, Thomas B. Ferguson, Hon. A. J. McLaurin, and George W. Childs Drexel." 1/6 pg. portrait ... See More
March 03, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 3, 1894 Nice illus. of: 'Senator George Gray of Delaware'. Fullpg. shows: 'Four New York Skyscrapers' 'Canadian Winter Uniforms'. Fullpg. with 6 Remington prints: 'Games of Troop 'A' Athletic Assoc.'
Complete issue.... See More
June 13, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1896 Full ftpg. is a very dramatic illus. of: 'The St. Louis Tornado--the Cyclone at the Eastern End of the Eads Bridge'. Inside has 4 fullpgs. with 17 photos & illus. on the St. Louis tornado. Fullpg: 'The War in Cuba--News from Maceo's Camp' includes 3 scenes.
Complete issue.... 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
December 10, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1898 Full front page illus. of "The Perils of the Deep." Inside are two full pages of illus. of "The Great Storm on November 26 and 27." Full pg. illus. of "The Electric-Cab Service in New York City."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Strange Mixture of Barbarism and Christianity - The Celebration of San Geronimo's... See More
February 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1899 Front full pg. illus. of "The Blizzard of 1899 - Hard Work of the Fire Department in Responding to the Frequent Alarms." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Samoa - The Troubles Over the Disputed Kingship." Full pg. of illus. of "From the Thirty-Second Annual Exhibition of the American Water Color Society." Full pg... See More
October 10, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1891 Full front page shows: 'A Reception at the Progress Club, New York'. Half page: 'Improvements of Delaware River at Philadelphia' is a nice view. Story with 2 Remington prints.
Full page: 'The Government Rainfall Experiments in Texas' shows 5 scenes. Over two full pages of text & illustrations on: 'The Jews of New York... See More
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