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February 06, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1869 This issue features a large front page view of "Young Men's Christian Association Building, San Francisco, California". Also, a half page illustration "National Colored Convention in Session at Washington, D.C." with a related front page article. There are two full page illustrations "The Long Sleep" and "... See More
April 10, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1869 The front page features a large illustration: 'Cuban Exiles Marching from the Cabana Fortress to the Boats'. A full page: 'First Annual Exhibition of the New York State Poultry Society at the Empire City Skating Rink, New York City' and a halfpage 'Dogs at the Poultry Exhibition, New York City'. Two full pages of 5 scenes regard... See More
July 31, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1869 The full front page illustration is 'Ida Lewis, The Heroine of Newport' with additional coverage inside two halfpage illustrations: 'Lime Rock Island, off Newport, Rhode Island" and 'Interior of Lime Rock Lighthouse - Ida Lewis at Home'. The doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches of the National Camp-Meeting at Round Lake, N... See More
September 04, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1869 The front page features a hal fpage illustration 'Great Trot at the Buffalo Driving Park' along with a quarter page illustration "Governor Senator, of Tennessee". Inside the issue is a full page each of 'The Oxford Crew' and 'The Harvard Crew'. A terrific doublepage centerfold is 'Along the Docks, New York... See More
September 11, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1869 The front page features an approximately one-third page illustration 'Union Pacific Railroad - Sherman Station, Wyoming Territory' along with a quarterpage illustration of "Prince Arthur, of England." Two full pages of 9 illustration of 'The Coal Mines of Pennsylvania - Mining the Coal' and "The Coal-Mines of Pe... 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
October 30, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1869 The front page of the issue contains a nice illustration and biography of 'Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe'. A quarter page illustration of "Major-General William M Belknap, the New Secretary of War" also has an accompanying article. A nice halfpage illustration is of 'The Union Pacific Railroad - Weber ... See More
February 19, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 19, 1870 New York, A fullpg. has 5 scenes of Alaska, all scenes in and around Wrangel, Alaska including scenes of an Indian village. Early Western exploration to Alaska.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 26, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1870 The front page of the issue features an illustration entitled "For I Was Ahungered, and Ye Gave Me Meat." in which a hungry man is being feed in the entrance area of the home. A full page illustration of "Burial of Mr. Peabody's Remains in Harmony Grove Cemetery." A third-page illustration of "The New Lincoln Statu... See More
March 19, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1870 The front cover of the issue features a two-third illustration of "The Sheikh." One page consist of a 1/3 pg. illustration. of "The Recent Accident on the Mississippi Central Railroad"; a three small portraits including "Lieut. Commander W. L. Stewart," "Commander E. H. Williams," and "Lieut. Commander... See More
April 30, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1870 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration "Grandmamma". Inside is a halfpage by Winslow Homer: 'Spring Farm Work - Grafting'. A 3/4 page "Hippopotami in the Jardin des Plantes at Paris". A very nice fullpage: 'An Auction Sale'. Nearly halfpage: 'Indians Swapping Wives' and halfpage; 'An ... See More
August 13, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1870 The front page features a nearly full page "The City of Coblentz". Page three contains a text article "The Dickens Auction". A full page "King William and His Generals" articles contains five illustrations. Full page illustrations 'Grand Stand, Monmouth Park--The Hurdle Race' and "'High Life Below Stairs&... See More
August 27, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1870 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "King William I. of Prussia at the Head of His Army." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "View of the City of Strasbourg." Three small portraits of "Louis II. of Bavaria, General Steinmetz, and M. Benedetti." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Fortification of Metz-The Porte Des Allemands." Also, a 1/2 pg. ... 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
October 08, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1870 The front page contains a 1/2 page illustration of "Gun Boats on the Seine." Also, a 1/2 page illustration of "Blocking Up the Channel of the Weser by the Germans." Inside is a full page illustration of the "Effect of the Mitrailleuse in the Battle of Gravelotte." Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Europe a... See More
October 15, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1870 The front page features a full page illustration 'The Farragut Obsequies--The Funeral Procession Passing up Broadway'. "The Surrender of Sedan" includes two large illustrations. A full page illustrations 'Masterless' shows a horse without its rider and has an accompanying poem. Many prints on the war in Europe. Nearly ... See More
October 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1870 The front page contains "Buring of the Village of Bazeilles". Inside the issue is a full page with 3 illustrations: 'The Floods in Virginia' shows a flooded street in Richmond, and in Harper's Ferry and the Potomac at Washington DC. Full page illustrations are 'Bear Hunt in a Southern Cane Break', "Summo... See More
November 19, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1870 The nearly full front page illustration is entitled "Take a Chance?" A text article on the third page is "The New York and Brooklyn Bridge" which is talking of the new proposed bridge. Halfpage illustrations 'Washing for Diamond at the New Diamond Fields in S. Africa' and 'Diamond Miners Gambling at Night'. ... See More
January 14, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1871 Halfpg: "Burning of the Spottswood House, Richmond". Detailed dblpgctrfld: "Paris--Showing the Position of the Principal Buildings, Forts, Villages & Railways". Fullpg. Nast cartoon re. the Civil War. This issue contains the first Thomas Nast political cartoon with a Tammany Hall reference, being "Tweedledee and Sweedledum--A New Chri... See More
June 10, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1871 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Madness of Paris'. Very displayable Nast fullpg: 'Decoration Day, May 30, 1871' shows children. Terrific fullpg: 'Bird's-Eye View of Paris Showing Principal Bldgs. Destroyed by the Communists' 1/2pg: 'Reading the Bible in a Blacksmith's Shop'
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
April 04, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 4, 1874 Ftpg: 'Body of Charles Sumner Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol' plus more illus. re. Sumner's funeral inside. Halfpg: 'Coursing--the Slip'. Illus. of: 'Victor Hugo with several vignettes re. his work. The Supplement has: 'Sketches in the Far West--Curing Hides & Bones' & 'Sugar Making in Texas' & '... See More
April 25, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 25, 1874 Halfpg; 'The Slave Ship--Sighting an English Cruiser' 'Western Sketches--Arkansas Pilgrims in Camp' 'A Freshet in the Red River, Texas' Full ftpg. Th. Nast. "The Grand Occasion of the Century". Fullpg "Rags for Our Working-Men -- Specie for the Foreigners". Dblpgctrfld "The Carnival in the Bavarian Alps".
Com... 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
January 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Justice Brings Peace'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Terra Nova Snowshoe Club of Montreal' & 'One More Mouth to Feed' Very nice fullpg: 'Christmas In the Wilds--With the Hudson Bay Company Hunters' & 'Sleighing Sketches In New York'.
November 03, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 3, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Millennium--The Tiger & the Lamb Lie Together'. Displayable fullpg. illus. of: 'Hot Springs, Arkansas'. Another Nast cartoon.
January 11, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Gold New Year', plus another fullpg. by Nast inside. One-third pg: 'Scene At Pine Bluff Station, Arkansas'. Great fullpg. of 6 scenes of: 'Wonders Underground--The Caves of Luray, Va.'
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good c... See More
July 19, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Nast himself: 'Our Artist Trying to Think of Something Funny'. Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes: 'An Indian Village near Standing Rock' is displayable.
Great fullpg: 'Gateway to the Garden of the Gods', just south of Pike's Peak. Fullpg: 'Landlord & Tenant' and halfpg:'The Chines... 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
January 31, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Investigation Committee' shows a Black man in Kansas holding a bag reading: 'Exodus from the South'. Nearly halfpg: 'Whale Captured in the Harbor of Charleston, S.C.'. Illus. of 'The Late Frank Leslie'. Several illustrations of: 'Paris Under the Snow'. Another fullpg. Nas... See More
February 28, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Herald of Relief from America." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "General Grant in Cuba - The Visit to Havana." Full pg. illus. of "Washington Relics, Purchased by the United States Government from the Lewis Family."
Dblpgctrfld. of "A Skating Party on the Schuyl... See More
April 03, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1880 Front full pg. illus. of "The Explosion in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg - Scene in the Guard Room." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Preparing for Easter." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The 'Salvation Army'." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Rev. Robert L. Dashiell, D.D."
Dblpgctrfld. containing many illus. pertaini... See More
February 13, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1886 The front page features a full page illustration "That Garland Has Slipped - His Various Channels of Usefulness in Public Trust -- Are At An End!" by Thomas Nast. Within the issue is a full page illustration "The Chinese Highbinders in San Francisco" which is comprised of different illustrations. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: "A Sno... See More
December 04, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1886 Front page print: "Edwin A. Abbey". 1/4 page print: "The Wreck of the 'Robert Wallace,' at Marquette, Michigan". 2/3 page Thomas Nast print: "Well May The 'Wild West' Ask, Is This The Civilized East?" showing several Indians.
Doublepage centerfold: "The Funeral of Ex-President Arthur" sho... See More
June 01, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 1, 1889 Very dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Bull-Fight In Mexico' is by F. Remington. Lengthy article and six other illustrations by Remington on bull fighting. Good issue for Remington.
Complete in twenty pages.
November 23, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1889 Full ftpg: shows: 'A Saturday Afternoon on Broadway at Madison Sq." The doublepage centerfold is: "The First Thanksgiving" for the new baby. A halfpg. print is a duck hunting scene: 'Chasing a Cripple'.
Complete in twenty pages.
January 25, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 25, 1890 Fullpg. with 4 scenes of 'Artificial Ice Manufacture'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Drawing a Pot of Molten Glass from the Furnace'. Fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'A Day in a Tannery' Nice fullpg. by Remington: 'Canadian Backwoods Architecture' includes a tepee, ranch house, and 8 more types of buildings.
September 03, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 The full ftpg. is a nice print of: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland". Inside has a nice full page montage of prints by Frederic Remington: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London--The Cossacks & Guachos", including part of a poster which shows Buffalo Bill himself.
A nice full page "The Last Load" is by A.B. Frost; a full p... See More
January 07, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 7, 1893 Full ftpg: "Rough Weather at Sea--Big Transatlantic Steamer on a Winter Voyage". Fullpg. with 11 sketches of those involved in: "The French Scandal". Nice fullpg. on laying the cornerstone of "The Cathedral of St. John the Divine". Fullpg. with 6 scenes of "The Amazonian Rubber Country"
Complete in sixteen p... See More
October 06, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 6, 1894 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Japanese Occupation of Korea' which is comprised of four illustrations. Fullpg: 'The Japanese Rejoicing After the Battle of Yasan'. 1/3 pg "New York's Japanese Club". Fullpg. with 8 photos & illus. of: 'The U.S. Naval Observatory at Washington' & fullpg. with 4 illus. of: 'Asphalt I... See More
November 24, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 24, 1894 Quaint, full ftpg: 'The Old Homestead Well'. Two fullpgs. of photos on: 'The War In Asia'. Over half of a dblpgctrfld. is taken up with: 'A Bird's-Eye View of Harvard University', being very displayable. Four photos on the re-building of Hinckley, Minnesota, previously destroyed by fire. Five photos on the 'Women at the P... See More
January 26, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 26, 1895 Full front page illus. of "The Launch of the New Lake Steamer 'North Land,' at Cleveland, Ohio, January 5, 1895." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Franxois Felix Faure." Full pg. illus. of "The Street-Car Strike in Brooklyn."
Full pg. containing three illus. of "The War in the East - Shanghai and Its ... See More
March 09, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1895 Full front page illus. of "After the Matinee." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Countess De Castellane, Nee Gould" and "Count Boniface De Castellane." Two small portraits of "Hon. Matt W. Ransom" and "Hon. William L. Wilson."
Full pg. illus. of "The Castellane-Gould Wedding Ceremony." Thre... See More
September 05, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1896 Full front page illus. of "You Shall Not Press Down Upon the Brow of Labor This Crown." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Spanish Guerilla Force in Cuba." Full pg. illus of "Headquarters of the Free Silver Party at the Bartholdi Hotel, New York City - Mr. St. John Receiving a Delegation from the West and South." 1/... See More
May 08, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Dedication of the Grant Monument - The Parade Coming Up Riverside Drive." Inside are three full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The Dedication of the Grant Monument." Full pg. illus. of "The Greco-Turkish War - Places of Present Interest."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Dedication of th... See More
August 13, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1898 Two full pages with 13 photos of: "Santiago After the Surrender". Fullpg. with 3 prints of: "Hawaii Receives the News of Annexation". Nearly full page: "Off For Puerto Rico--Scenes at Newport News" includes 3 prints.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.
June 03, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1899 Nice full ftpg. by Remington shows: "Gen. Henry Lawton, U.S.V." on horseback in Manila. There is a full page of photos on "Washington--The National Peace Jubilee on May 23, 24 and 25" and a full page on "The Philippines--At the Front During the Advance on Aguinaldo's Forces". There is a page with 4 prints of "... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in Sout... See More
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