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October 24, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1885 Front full pg. illus. of "The Dead Cardinal-Scene in Front of the Cathedral on Fifth Avenue." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. Joseph Benson Foraker, Governor Elect of Ohio," "Josh Billings, (Henry W. Shaw)," "Hon. J. L. M. Curry, Minister to Spain," and "Archbishop Corrigan." Full pg.... 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
February 04, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 4, 1888 Full ftpg: "An 'Adept' in the Art of Skating". Half page print: "Start of the Handicap Race at the Games of the Manhattan Athletic Club". Nice fullpg: "The Great Loop on the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad" is nice, also: "Dinner in a Logging Camp in the Northwest".
The double page centerfold: &qu... See More
July 21, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1888 Full front pg. illus. of "The True Republican Flag." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many illus. of "Examples of Roof Gardening Applicable to City Buildings." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Hiram Sibley of Rochester, New York."
Doublepage centerfold of "The committee on Appropriations of the House of Repre... See More
July 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 27, 1889 Nice full ftpg; 'A Coast Planter Hailing a New Orleans Steamer'. Fullpg; 'Electric Lighting in New York'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Grand Street, New York, at Night' with the new electric lights. Fullpg: 'Steamer Day in New York' & 'A Group of Sea Nymphs' shows children at play.
Complete in twenty pages.
April 11, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, April 11, 1891 Front full pg. portrait of "The Rev. James McCosh, D.D., LL.D., Ex-President of Princeton College." Inside are four small ilus. pertaining to "The European Powder Mine." 1/4 pg. illus. of "View of Pisagua, Chili, Where the Civil War is Going On." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Fountains at Versailles." 1/2 pg. illus. ... See More
May 27, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Columbian Exposition--The Macmonnies Fountain in the Grand Court'. halfpg: 'A Memory Of The War' shows a cavalry scene. Fullpg: 'Columbian Expo.--The Obelisk & Entrance to the Stock Pavilion' & a doublepage centerfold on the Expo also. Very nice fullpg: 'Among The Chinese On The Pacific Coast'
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July 07, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1894 One-third pg: 'The Capitol at Olympia, Washington'. Two three-quarter pg. Remington illustrations showing the cavalry. A few photos of college baseball players.
August 18, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 18, 1894. Full front page is nice: 'Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles--Singing Hymns in the Street'. Full page with 5 photos of: 'The Penna. Institution for the Deaf & Dumb at Mt. Airy'. Great three-quarter pg. illus. with 9 illus. of: 'Social Studies Behind the Scenes at Buffalo Bill's' is a Remington, and includes several India... See More
October 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 13, 1894 Near halfpg. Remington: 'shows soldiers climbing a hill. Twelve illustrations on 'How New York is Kept Partially Clean'. Two pages containing 23 photos of golf swings plus text headed: 'First Lessons in Golf'. Cross-section view of the ship 'New York'.
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March 02, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1895 Certainly the prime content in this issue is not just the page 6 article: "Death of Frederick Douglass" which takes over three-quarters of the first column, but the related illustration of him appearing on page 4 which takes one-third of the page, captioned: "Frederick Douglass, Died Feb. 20, 1895" (see).
The full front page i... See More
June 22, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1895 Full front page illus. of "The Dead Horse Party." Inside is a 2/3 pg. portrait of "Hon. Richard Olney, Secretary of State." 1/2 pg. illus. of "'Valkyrie III' on the ways in Glasgow, Scotland." Full pg. of illus. of "The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Military Park."
Doublepage centerfold containi... See More
October 12, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations.
The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis&quo... See More
July 11, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Typical Gold Bugs." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the National Educational Association, Buffalo, New York." Full pg. illus. of "The Cuban Insurrection - The Battle of Lajas."
Full pg. illus. of "The Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illin... See More
November 19, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1898 Full ftpg: 'At the Horse Show'. Fullpg. with 5 photos: 'The Evacuation of Puerto Rico--Scenes Attending the Formal Surrender'. Fullpg. by A.B. Frost: 'Snipe Shooting' is displayable.
Doublepage centerfold with 5 photos of: 'the Growth of the Metropolis--Typical Views of New York City'.
Other news and advertise... See More
September 09, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 9, 1899
The front page of this issue has a full page photo: "For the Dewey Arch" which says underneath: "John Q. A. Ward, President of the National Sculpture Society, at work in his studio on the models of his contribution to the decorations." There is a fullpg. with 8 photos of: 'In the Track of the Puerto Rico Cyclone--A City in... See More
November 02, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 2, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "The Rebel Steamer' Merrimac' Razed, and Ironclad" which would figure in the historic battle with the Monitor less than 5 months later. Also on the front page: "Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia".
Other prints inside include: "The Rebel Batteries on Sewall's Point and ... See More
October 17, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Willie in Wonderland." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Destruction Caused by the Southern Cyclone of September 29." Full pg. of illus. of "The Late George Du Maurier, with some Illustrations from His Works." Full pg. illus. of "A Conference at the Popocratic Headquarters, Chicago.... 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
October 20, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Octobert 20, 1860 Full ftpg. cartoonish illus: 'Welcome to the Prince of Wales' is by Winslow Homer. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Grand Ball Given by the Citizens of N.Y. to the Prince of Wales' & more on this.
Complete in 16 pages.... See More
April 02, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1864 The full front page has: "The Soldiers' Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" and prints of: "General William F. Smith" & "Brigadier-General Henry E. Davies". Inside has a full page print by Thomas Nast captioned: "General Sherman's Rear-Guard" shows many slaves. Other prints include: "Major... See More
January 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1865 The front page prints include: "The Ocean Monitor 'Dictator' ", "Hon. William Dennison, Postmaster General" and "General H. W. Slocum". Inside has a full page print: " 'Tween Decks After Action--News From Home".
Other prints include: "New Year's Day in Savannah--General Sherman's... See More
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
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
April 19, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon re. the 'Solid South--We Have come to Stay'. Great fullpg: 'Indian Dance, Standing Rock Agency, after Distribution of Rations' Halfpg: 'N.Y. Volunteer Life-saving Corps--New Station at Pier 28, East River'. Dblpgctrfld. is a Nast cartoon.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This ... See More
August 28, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1886 Nice fullpg. print: "The National Croquet Tournament at Norwich, Connecticut". Halfpg. print: "Parade of the Grand Army of the Republic in San Francisco". The doublepage centerfold: "On the Way to Coney Island". A half page print: "On the Rio Grande--Surrendering a Prisoner to the Mexican Authorities". Ful... See More
May 05, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1888 Nice fullpg: 'Yaqui Indian Refugees with Captive Mexican Soldier' is by F. Remington. Doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon: 'A Critical Moment for the Republican Party'. Fullpg: 'Typical Light Houses of the U.S.' shows 12 different lighthouses. 'The Double Turret Monitor'.
Other news and advertisements of the... See More
May 24, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 24, 1890 Nice fullpg: 'The La Salle St. Tunnel Under the Chicago River'. Over 2 pages of text & illus. on 'the Dry Goods District of New York'. Nice F. Remington doublepage centerfold: 'Spring Trout Fishing in the Adirondacks' is displayable. Nice fullpg. with 7 illustrations of: 'Amherst College, Massachusetts'.
July 26, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 26, 1890 Full ftpg: 'The Late Gen. John C. Fremont'. Fullpg: 'Incidents of the Newfoundland Fisheries Dispute' Great fullpg: 'Camping in the Woods' is displayable. Halfpg: 'The New University Building at Topeka' & 'The Approach of the Tornado' at Minneapolis, Minn.
September 27, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 27, 1890 Front full pg. illus. of "The Drive at Lake Harriet, Minneapolis." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Mexican Major." Tow 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. Francis E. Warren, Governor-elect of Wyoming" and "Frederick Law Olmsted, Landscape Architect." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Surface Cut at the Morris Iron Mine A... See More
May 28, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28,1892 Front full pg. illus. of "An Alarm of Fire at the Naval Academy, Annapolis." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late James Ripley Osgood." Small portrait of "The Rev. George D. Boardman." Full pg. illus. "Camp Echoes." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Night on Lake Nicaragua."
Several illus. pertaining to the s... See More
August 06, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1892 Nice & dramatic full front page: 'A New York Water-tower in Action' showing how they fought high-rise fires, and includes a steam pumper. Half page: 'Cod-fishing on the Grand Banks'.
Full page: 'Columbian Exposition--Manufactures & Liberal Arts Building' 'Full page: 'The Capitals of the World--Athens' ... See More
July 21, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1894 Two pgs. have 5 illus. by F. Remington, all of a military theme. Fullpg: 'At the Long Island Chautauqua, Point O' Woods'
February 01, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 1, 1896 Full ftpg. political cartoon includes Uncle Sam. One-fifth pg. photo of: 'Miss Clara Barton, President of the American Red Cross Society' with a short article on her as well. Fullpg: 'Along Alaska's Eastern Boundary' includes 7 scenes. Many scenes from 'Fairmount Park' in Phila.
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June 17, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 17, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Wards of the Nation - Their First Vacation from School." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Opening Session of the Peace Conference in the Orange Room, Palais Du Bois, Near the Hague." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. John Barrett, Late United States Minister to Siam." Full pg. of illus. of "The P... See More
July 08, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1899 The front page is a full page photo of: "Columbia--The America's Cup Defender". There are two pages on the war in the Philippines. There is a fullpg. with 9 photos of "The Golf Championship on the Links of the Onwentsia Club, Chicago". There is a page with 3 pages, 2 on "The Quadri-Collegiate Four-Mile Eight-Oared Race ... See More
November 17, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1894 The full ftpg. is a portrait of: "William L. Strong." Prints inside include a fullpg. portrait of "Major-General Nelson A. Miles, U.S.A."; fifteen small portraits of: "Some of the Successful Candidates in the Recent Elections."; full pg. political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "The Tammany Tiger Caged - Now ... See More
February 12, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1881 Ftpg: "Death to Monopoly" Nast illus. "A diplomatic (Chinese) design presented to United States". Halfpg: 'The Obelisk In Central Park'. Most of the doublepage centerfold taken up with 6 scenes of: 'Moose Hunting in Canada'. Fullpg: 'Common Perils of Daily Life' 'The New Senate'.
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December 21, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1895 Full front page portrait of "Hon. Allen Granbery Thurman." Inside are three small portraits of "Rufus W. Peckham," "Peter Conlin," and "Josiah Quincy." 1/2 pg. of illus. pertaining to "A Recent Journey Through the West." Full pg. of portraits pertaining to "Four Stars of the New York Seaso... See More
May 26, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1860 This issue has become one of the most desired pre-Civil War issues of this famous illustrated newspaper, as it did much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence and is one of relatively few published portraits of Lincoln without his beard.
This issue announces, in a very dramatic way, the selection of Lincoln as the Republican candidate fo... See More
April 12, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1862 The front page has prints of: "Major-General Buell" "Brigadier-General Shields" and "Bomb-Proof Sandbag Battery at New Bern, North Carolina, Taken by General Burnside's Troops."
Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "Views at New Madrid and Point Pleasant" and another full page with 2 naval prints: &qu... See More
September 12, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1863 The front page illustration shows: "Murder of Lieutenant Beaver by the Sioux Indians". Inside has a full page with two prints: "Gen. Sibley's Indian Expedition--Pursuing the Sioux Over the Coteau Du Missouri, Dacotah Territory, After the Battle of the Big HIlls, July 24, 1863" and: "Sibley's Indian Expedition ... See More
March 10, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 10, 1883 Nice full ftpg: "Alexander H. Stephens". Half page print: "The First Man in Tel El Kebir". Halfpg. print: "Levuka, The Capital of FeeJee". Nice fullpg print: "Winter Sketches on the Long Island Shore" shows 6 scenes. Fullpg. print: "Sketches on the Mississippi" shows 9 scenes. Halfpg: "Missis... See More
August 11, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1894 Ftpg: 'Arms & Away, Boats!' shows sailors leaving their ships for a landing drill. One-third pg. Remington: 'A Detachment of the 15th Infantry' and a fullpg. Remington: 'Watering the Texas Horses of the 3rd Cavalry in Lake Michigan'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Age of Sky-Scrapers--Tall Buildings in the Business Di... 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
November 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1867 Halloween-related prints are very difficult to find in Harper's Weekly, but here is a nice one on the front page: "The Pumpkin Effigy" which shows a carved jack-o-lantern.
Halfpg: "Sculling Race on the Monongahela River" & smaller print: "Weston, the Pedestrian, on the Road". "Drew Theological Seminary, ... See More
March 16, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 16, 1889 (with 5 panel Supplement) Full ftpg. shows: "President Harrison Taking the Oath of Office". Two fullpgs. showing: "The Members of President Harrison's Cabinet" and a nice doublepage centerfold showing: "The Inauguration Ball". The price shown also includes the 5 panel Supplement: "The Inauguration Of President Ha... See More
October 27, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1883 Full front pg. illus. containing five illus. pertaining to "The Newburgh Centennial-Scenes and Incidents of the Day." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The German National Monument as Seen from Bingenbruck." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Matthew Arnold" and "The Rt. Rev. David B. Knickerbacker, D.D." Dblpgctrfld... See More
May 01, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1858 The front page features "Hon. Galusha A.Grow, of Pennsylvania" also features a large illustration of him. A half page "Accident to the Bridge Over the St. John's River, New Brunswick, on 24th March Last". "The New English Traction Engine" is a half page illustration with accompanying article. "Marshal Pelissier... See More
September 14, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1861 The front page has: "Bombardment of Forts Hatteras & Clark by the U.S. Fleet under Flag Officer Stringham" and prints of: "Flag Officer Stringham" and "Major-General Butler". Inside pages include: "Brig. Gen. Rosecrans, U.S.A., Commanding U.S. Forces in Western Virginia" "Rebel Prisoners Leav... See More
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