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February 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1865 The full front page is a jubilant scene captioned: "Scene in the House on the Passage of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution", being the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the ... See More
July 19, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1862 The front page has: "Brigadier-General George A. M'Call" "Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter" and "The 'White House' On the Pamunky, Lately Occupied by the Union Forces".
Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Captain De Hart's Battery Shelling the Rebel Advance at the Battle of G... 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
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
June 24, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1882 Great full ftpg: 'Salmon Fishing on the Restigouche' shows many scenes & is displayable. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Lion's Generosity'. Nice fullpg: 'The Electric Light in Houses--Laying the Tubes for Wires in the Streets of New York'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 ... See More
August 27, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1887 Nice full ftpg: 'Protecting The Bluffs At Memphis, Tennessee'. Fullpg: 'At Narragansett Pier--Views of the Casino'. Great double page centerfold: 'Views In Memphis, Tenn.' ' shows 5 scenes. 'Interior View of the New York Clearing House' is in the Supplement issue.
Other news and advertisements of the day are ... See More
December 17, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - Decoration at the Southwest Entrance of the Agricultural Building." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Masked Ball - The Successful Comedy in which Mr. John Drew Appears as a Star." Full pg. of illus. of "Character Studies Among the Soldiers of Crespo's Army During ... See More
April 24, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Mississippi River Floods - Two Scenes in Front of Greenville, Mississippi." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Mississippi River Floods - Scenes and Incidents Along the Levees." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Public Library and Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin." 1/2 pg. ilus. of &... 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 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'.
Other news ... See More
February 14, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1891 Great full front page illustration of: "A New York Rabbi" which as a related article inside. Full page: "The Tournament of Roses at Pasadena, California" which began in 1890 is comprised of six illustrations.. "Coal-Mining in Chili" is a full page comprised of five illustrations. Full page illustrations: &qu... See More
May 16, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1896 Full front page illus. of "President Low Delivering his Address at the Dedication of the New Site of Columbia University, New York, May 2, 1896."
Full pg. of illus. of "La Fiesta De Los Angeles, California." Three small illus. of "Columbia University and the City of New York." 2/3 pg. portrait of "George Washingt... See More
May 17, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1862 The full front page is an illustration of: "Rebels Outside Their Works at Yorktown Reconnoitering With Dark Lanterns" which was drawn by famed artist Winslow Homer.
Inside prints include a full page: "The Union Cavalry and Artillery Starting In Pursuit of the Rebels Up the Yorktown Turnpike"; a half page: "Charge of the Fi... See More
April 19, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1873 The frontpage features a poem entitled "Uncle Sammy" from "Farm Ballads" by Will Carleton with two small illustrations.Inside are two half-page illustrations pertaining to "Sketches for Fables" including "Sunlight and Shadow" and "The Uninvited Guest." 1/3 pg. illustration of "The Coffin Ship... 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
April 24, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1875 The full front page has: "A Few Sketches" by Thomas Nast concerning Governor Tilden "Attacking the Canal Ring Pirates".
Perhaps the most notable print is the very notable Civil Rights Nast engraving headed: "To Thine Own Self Be True" which shows the hand of Columbia handing over the Civil Rights Bill to an African-Americ... See More
April 13, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861 The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More
September 16, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1882 Full ftpg: 'The International Rifle match at Creedmoor'. Fullpg: 'English & American teams in the International Rifle Match'. 1/2 pg: 'The mining exhibition at Denver, Co.'. Fullpg: 'Opening of the Oyster season'. Fullpg: 'Lawn Tennis tournament at Newport'. Fullpg: 'President Arthur's visit... See More
December 27, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1862 The full front page is a very dramatic battle scene captioned: "The Attack on Fredericksburg--The Forlorn Hope Scaling the Hill" which would a nice print for display.
Other prints inside include: "The Bombardment of Fredericksburg by the Army of the Potomac", and a full page & very detailed map of Eastern Virginia from... See More
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