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December 21, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1889 There are many nice prints in this issue, but by far the most desirable is the great doublepage centerfold done by famed Western artist Frederic Remington, titled: "Cow-Boys Coming To Town For Christmas" showing four of them on horseback coming into a typically Western town. A nice item for display.
Among other prints in this issue ... See More
July 02, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1892 Full front page shows: 'Grover Cleveland, Democratic Candidate for President'. Full page: 'Sketches of the Democratic National Convention at Chicago'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Harvard-Yale Boat Race at New London' with another double page centerfold: 'Reception to the Army & Navy at the white House' and yet a... See More
June 02, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1894 Full front page illus. of "The Pilot Going on Board." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Accepted Design for the New Building of the New York Clearing House." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Clifton R. Breckinridge, of Arkansas."
Full pg. illus. of "The Storm on the Chicago Lake Front." Full pg. of illus. of &... See More
September 08, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY,, New York, Sept. 8, 1894 Full page: 'The Great Soda Lake in Inyo Co., Calif'. Three-quarter page: 'A Prayer For Rain' shows a farmer and a thirsty cornfield, done by A.B. Frost. Full page: 'The Sutro Baths, San Francisco' three photos of: 'The Foremost Players in the Tennis Tournament at Newport'
July 06, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1895 Full front pg. illus. of "The Glorious Fourth." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Bird's-Eye View of Cornell University." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Opening of the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal at Kiel." full pg. illus. of "The New West Side of New York - A Summer Night on the Asphalt." 1/2 pg. illus. of &q... See More
April 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1896 Full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Look Out for Melting Hopes About This Time." Inside has a full pg. illus: "The Marriage of Mrs. Mary Scott Lord Dimmick and Ex-President Harrison at St. Thomas Church, New York, April 6, 1896." Several illus. of "Spring Pictures."
Perhaps the most significant ... 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 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1897 The front page has a full page illustration by W. A. Rogers titled: "It Served Its Turn". A halfpg. has: "News from the Klondike" with an article. A fullpg. has 6 photos and a map called: "In & About Seattle". There is a nice fullpg. A.B. Frost illustration: "Quail-Shooting" is very displayable. Anot... See More
November 04, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Democratic Donkey." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Judge Nash Holds a Reception in a Hotel Lobby at Newark, Ohio." Full pg. of ills. of "The Gratitude of a Republic - Admiral Dewey's New Residence in Washington, D.C., Presented to Him by Popular Subscription." 1/2 pg. illus. of &q... See More
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
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