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December 17, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "It Takes a Star to Catch a Star." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Condition of Ireland - Posting the Government Proclamation in Connemara." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. J. W. Keifer, Speaker of the House." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Casino, Corner of Thirty-Ninth Street and ... 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'
December 19, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1891 Among the prints in this issue are the full front page by famed artist A. B. Frost: "Making the Best Of It"; a half page print of: "The Hon. Thomas B. Reed"' a full page: "The Opening of Congress--The Ladies' Gallery of the House of Representatives"; a half page: "Sweets For The Holidays"; a smal... See More
November 14, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 14, 1896 Full ftpg: 'Congratulating a Winner at the Horse Show, Madison Sq. Garden'. Fullpg: 'Election Night in N.Y. City--The Crowd Watching the Returns at Madison Sq.'. Nice A.B. Frost dblpgctrfld: 'A Chance Shot While Setting Out Decoys'. Some college football photos.
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July 11, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1891 Front full pg. illus. of "Returning from the Country - Crossing the North River." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Belated Passenger."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Fifth Avenue Bus." Full pg. illus. of "On the Roll of Honor." Full pg. of portraits of "The Rebellion in Chili." Several illus. of &quo... 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
March 04, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1899 Full ftpg: 'Skee-Running on the Snow-Covered Hills of Oregon' is an early skiing print. Photo of: 'Gen. Maximo Gomez' with an article as well. Fullpg: 'Colorado--A Snowslide Blockade in Grand River Canyon'. Two full pgs. of scenes of: 'Mardi-Gras Carnival, N. Orleans'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are i... See More
January 19, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1889 The front cover contains an illustration entitled "Americans in Paris - the the Flower Market at the Madeleine". Within the issue is a full page "The New Club-House of the Players"; a double-page centerfold shows destruction by tornadoes at Pittsburgh, Reading, Brooklyn and Niagara. A half-page: 'Birds-eye view of ... See More
November 11, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1876 Full front page Thomas. Nast political cartoon: "The Prospect in New York". Inside includes a full page A.B. Frost print: "The Democratic Team". There are many Centennial prints & a doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Political Lottery" and a full page: "The Republican in Brooklyn" which has two s... See More
January 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872 The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".
Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More
February 02, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More
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
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 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
August 08, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 8, 1891 Front full pg. illus of "On the Roof Garden, Minneapolis, Minnesota." Inside is a full page with three illustrations of "Incidents of Ex-President Cleveland's Visit to Sandwich, Cape Cod." Doublepage centerfold of "His Imperial Majesty Wilhelm II., King of Prussia, German Emperor." 1/2 pg. of illus. pertaining to "Pres... See More
May 06, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Manila - A Respite from War in the Sanctuary of Peace - American Soldiers Asleep in Binondo Church After the Fighting." Inside is a 1/2 pg. portrait of "Mary Victoria, Baroness Curzon of Kedleston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Manila - The Burning of Tondo and Part of New Manila During the Insurgent Outbrea... See More
February 23, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 23, 1884 Nice full ftpg: 'A Big Blaze at Hunter's Point--Constant Menace to New York & Brooklyn'. Fullpg: 'Devastated by the Floods--Junction of the Little Miami with the Ohio' & a dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Devastated by the Floods--Scenes in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh & other Localities'. Fullpg: 'Headquarters of t... See More
October 03, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Oct. 3, 1891 Terrific & full front page print shows the famous Oklahoma Land Rush: "The Rush For Oklahoma --The Signal For The Start" which is by W.A. Rogers. A related article inside: "The Rush To Oklahoma".
Other prints within include: "The Brooklyn Fire Department Headquarters" "The Electric Fountain at Lincoln Park, Ch... See More
March 11, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Admiral George Dewey, U.S.N." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Puerto Rico - Sundown on the Plaza at Ponce." Full pg. illus. of "Sunday Afternoon in a Mexican Town."
Full pg. illus. of "Paris - The Death of President Faure and the Election of President Laubet."
Doublepage centerfo... See More
November 19, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864 The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".
Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More
December 31, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1859 A very nice full frontpage illustration entitled 'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes, including Father Time and 6 vignettes. Nice doublepage centerfold shows: 'The United States Senate in Session in Their New Chamber'. The back page features three cartoons.
Complete in 12 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints ... See More
January 26, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 26, 1867. Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Hon. Roscoe Conkling, New York Senator Elect." Also a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Rescue of the Crew of the Wrecked Tug "Islander"." Inside contains many illus. pertaining to "The Mine Explosion in England" including "...The Explosion," "...Descent of Volunteers," "...D... See More
December 10, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1881 Front page print by Thomas Nast: "From Grave to Gay". One-third pg print: "Guiteau on the Witness Stand" 1/4 pg: "Electric Tower, San Jose, Calif." Nice fullpg: "Lawn Tennis at the 7th Regiment Armory", being played inside. Ask about supplement.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Com... See More
August 23, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 23, 1884 Front page print by Thomas Nast: "He Thinks He Can". Fullpg: 'Scenes & Incidents at Monmouth Park'. Full page print with many scenes: "Amateur Photography". Doublepage centerfold: "Farthest North--The Summit of Lockwood Island" and a full page print: "Reception of Lt. Greely at Newburyport" plu... 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 08, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1862 The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The Hero of Fort Donelson" with a related article inside.
Other prints in this issue include a full page: "The Hand-to-Hand Fight Over Schwartz's Battery at Fort Donelson"; a full pg: "Seeking For The wounded by Torch-Light, After... See More
October 15, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon, showing Miss Liberty, the Justice figure & Pres. Garfield. Somber fullpg: 'Tenement House Life in New York--Mayor Grace's Tour of Inspection'. Fullpg: 'Atlanta International Cotton Exposition & 'Plan of Yorktown Showing the Historical Sites of 1781'.
Other news and advertisements of the ... See More
March 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman, Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.
Other news and advertisements of... See More
December 04, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1869 The front page of the issue shows: 'The Cuban Insurgents Burning Plantations' and 'Senor Miguel Aldama, President of the Cuban Junta'. "The Presbyterian Union at Pittsburg" article also features four illustrations. A full page with four illustrations and text on the curious 'Cardiff Giant' who was 10 ft.,... See More
December 03, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1881 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau." There are also three small portraits of "District Attorney Corkhill," "Presiding Judge Walter S. Cox," and "George M. Scoville." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Trial of Charles Jules Guiteau - A Scene in Court." Three large illus... 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.
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
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'.
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
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 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 Of particular note is the sought after full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the present-day version of Uncle Sam. Also present is a full page con... See More
August 15, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Silver Kings' Millennium." Inside are two full pages of portraits of "W. J. Bryan and some of His Suppporters" and Some Patriotic Democrats." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Honi, the Talking Chief, Announcing the Snake Dance Sixteen Days Before Its Occurrence."
Doublepage centerfold of &... See More
October 03, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 3, 1896 Very nice fullpg. showing: 'The East River Bridge Between New York City & Brooklyn as It Will Appear When Completed'. Fullpg. with Nice Remington hunting print: 'Moose Hunting--An Unexpected Shot' & a nice western scene: 'Stalking Antelope'. One-third pg. fishing print: 'An Anxious Moment' & halfpg: 'After ... See More
October 09, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1869 The full front page illustration is of "The Thorn in the Foot" which is very displayable. Inside are three one-third page illustrations pertaining to "Shippan Point" including "View of Shippan Point, Opposite Stamford, Connecticut," "...Johnson and Miller's Auction Sale, September 21, 1869," and "... See More
August 21, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886 Full ftpg. is a famous Frederic Remington print: 'Soldering in the Southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott, a Black soldier.'
Fullpg: 'A Forest Fire'. Halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers. Displayable fullpg. print: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views. Also present is "ELEPHANTS IN A BATH&... See More
January 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1889 Most of the ftpg: 'Farmer Stebbins at the Bat' is a comic scene of an older man playing baseball. Fullpg: 'The National Museum at Washington' 'London Street Characters'. Fullpg. by Remington: 'Auction Sale of Blooded Stock' of horses. Fullpg: 'Mounted Pistol Practice in the U.S. Cavalry'
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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
December 23, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1893 The front page is an illustration by A.B. Frost showing a Black man & his dog entitled: "Fo' De Lan's Sake! I Done Forgot De Chillun's Candy!". Within the issue is another full page Frost illustration "The Christmas Savings". Articles "The Chaplain of the House" and "The New Brigadier-Genera... See More
August 30, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1879 Full ftpg. is a Nast cartoon: 'Time Works Wonders' is concerning race relations. Nice fullpg. horse-racing print is displayable: 'The Brighton Beach Fair Grounds, Coney Is.'
Fullpg. of text & 7 scenes of: 'Bits of New Jersey Coast Scenery' including Atlantic City & Ocean Grove.
Other news and advertisements of t... See More
September 27, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "American Beef for English Markets." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Franklin Search Expedition - Winter Quarters in Hudson Bay." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Alonzo B. Cornell, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Buoy Station,Quarantine Landing, Staten... 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.
January 26, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 26, 1889 Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Transformation of the West Side of New York City' shows many scenes. Nice fullpg: 'San Rafael & the Golden Gate' shows 6 illus.
Complete in twenty pages.
August 15, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 15, 1891 Full front page is a nice view of: 'North Broad St., Phila.'. Doublepage centerfold: 'Scene on the Pier at 26th St., East River, N.Y.' Full page: 'Grand Army Reunion at Detroit'. Full page
F. Remington print: 'American Tourists in Mexico'.
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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