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September 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1897 Full ftpg. shows the surf breaking over the boardwalk at Asbury Park, N.J. Fullpg. shows 6 photos of "Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain & Cattle Market".
Fullpg. with 7 photos of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--Scenes at Dyea & Skagway, Alaska" & another fullpg. on the Klondike. Fullpg. with 7 p... See More
August 20, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Through Jucaro-Moron Trocha Under Fire." Inside has a full pg. of illus. of "Santiago - After the Surrender." 1/2 pg. "Map of Part of Eastern Cuba Showing the Route Taken By Our Correspondent on His Visit to General Gomez."
Full pg. with two illus. of "The Invasion of Puerto Rico.&qu... See More
August 26, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Captain Alfred Dreyfus." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Dreyfus Trial - Prominent Figures at the Hearings." Full pg. of illus. of "Smitten Puerto Rico - Havoc Wrought by Cyclone and Flood in Our New Possession." Four portraits of "Commanding Officers of Volunteer Regimen... See More
October 21, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1899 full front page illus. of "The Philippines - Maddened Carabaos Charging Our Advanced Firing Line." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Lieutenant-General Sir Redvers Henry Buller." Three small portraits of "Rt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, M. T. Steyn, and General Piet Joubert." 1/3 pg. "Map Showing Position of Natal... See More
December 02, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1899 The front page has an illustration of: "Thanksgiving in the Olden Time--Reading the Governor's Proclamation".
There is a full page with photos of: "The Anglo-Boer-Struggle--Wartime Scenes in South Africa" and a full page of text with 3 photos of: "The Gold Fields at Cape Nome, Alaska". The doublepage centerfol... See More
April 30, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "The Columbian Exposition - The Buildings from Wooden Island." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The West From a Car Window." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Roswell Smith." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Columbian Exposition - A Sculptor's Studio." Two 1/3 pg. illus. of &... 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
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
January 01, 1889
JUGEND-POST, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1889 A curious, little German-language newspaper from Milwaukee with a ftpg. illustration.
Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 7 by 11 inches and contains 8 pages.
April 21, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1860 Very nice full ftpg: "Hon. Stephen A. Douglas". Great fullpg: "View of Charleston, S.C." being a nice bird's-eye-view. Dblpgctrfld. shows: "Prominent Candidates for the Democratic Nomination at Charleston, S.C." includes Jefferson Davis, Sam Houston, F. Pierce, & S. Douglas.
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
September 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
October 07, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1865 The front page shows: "The Naval Festival at Portsmouth, England - Arrival of the French Fleet--The 'Solferino' Saluting the English Flag". Other prints within include: "Genberal H. W. Slocum" "General Francis C. Barlow" "The Late Thomas Wildey, P.G." "Monument Erected September 20, 1865 in Ho... See More
May 02, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1868 The full frontpage illustration is of 'The Erie Railroad Disaster - the Wrecked and Burning Cars'. There is a short text "Mr. Dickens's Farewell". A half-page illustration "Sergeant Bates with the Flag Passing through Richmond" has an accompanying article. A 1/4 page: 'Raid on Illicit Whisky Stills in Brooklyn' also... See More
December 23, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1876 (includes supplement with "Vanity Fair Christmas, 1683") Doublepage by Thomas Nast: 'Grant's Last Annual Message' shows a weeping Liberty figure; Full page: 'The Centennial--Wall paper Printing Press'; Front page: 'Burning of The Brooklyn Theatre - Scene at the Washington Street Entrance"; ... See More
August 24, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 24, 1878 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Great Solar Eclipse'. Nice fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Rocky Point, Narragansett Bay'. Fullpg. shows a family on board a ship enroute for Paris.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition.
October 04, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1884 Front page print: "A Political Poser". Halfpg; 'Icebergs off the Harbor of St. John's, Newfoundland'. Displayable fullpg; 'Cruising Canoes--the Last Match'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon shows James Blaine.
Nice A.B. Frost hunting illus: 'Unsportsmanlike Slaughter--No chance for Life' shows men in a... See More
September 28, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 28, 1889 Full ftpg: 'A Landslide in Quebec'. Small portrait of John Rockefeller.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Cavalry on the March'. Fullpg: 'Sketches from Western resorts'. Fullpg: 'After the storm at Atlantic City'. Also present are several prints related to Military Bands, including prints of tubas, saxophones, clarinets, tr... See More
April 25, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1891 Full front page: 'The Observation Car of the Presidential Train'. Nice full page: 'The Columbian Fair, Chicago' shows 4 scenes. Full page with 6 scenes: 'Ship Building in Nova Scotia'. Supplement issue Has a great double page centerfold of eleven: 'Views of Sydney, Australia' which are displayable.
Complete in sixteen p... See More
September 12, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1891 Full page with 6 scenes: 'A Visit to Coney Island'. Full page: 'Grand Central Depot, Chicago' has 4 scenes. Full page: 'Popular Concert in Tompkins Square, New York'. A. B. Frost: 'How to Shoot a Grizzly'
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 15, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 15, 1894 Fullpg. of 6 photos: 'New Union Station at St. Louis'. Fullpg. of 6 illus: 'Around San Francisco Bay' is nice. 2 fullpgs. with many photos of: 'The Disastrous Forest Fires in Minnesota' (Hinckley)
Complete issue.... See More
February 06, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Jean De Reszke as Siegfried Forging the Sword 'Nothung'." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Rapid transit for New York - The Proposed Underground and Elevated Railroad." Eight small portraits of "The New Senators." Full pg. illus. of "Dr. Nansen's Voyage and Adventures i... See More
April 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1872 Full ftpg. is a print of: 'The late Samuel Morse' with a related article inside.
Other prints include a half page: 'The burial of the late Gen. Anderson at West Point Cemetery' and also: "Lincoln, The Emancipator; two-thirds page Nast print: "See, Where His
Grace Stands 'Tween Two Clergymen!"; full page ... 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 01, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1868 The front page features a 1/2 page illustration 'A Local Item.' A full page illustration 'The British Ship 'Galatea' in a Cyclone in the Indian Ocean.' Great doublepage centerfold: 'Chief Justice & Associate Justices of the Supreme Court' is displayable, showing Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase & the o... See More
February 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1869 The front page features a full page illustration entitled 'The Letter Box' shows a woman with a baby at the Post Office. Halfpage illustrations 'Underground Lodgings for the Poor, Greenwich Street, New York and "Love's Crosses - 'Cross Lots". Nice fullpg. A fullpage illustration by Winslow Homer print: 'Jurors Liste... See More
July 19, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1873 Front 1/2 page illustration of "The Neanderthal Man." Also, two smaller illustration of "Skull of Neanderthal Man" and "Schiller's Skull."; Two 1/2 page portraits of " The Hon. Noah Davis, Judge of the Supreme Court of New York" and "The Late Hiram Powers and His Wife, Florence, Italy."; 1/4 pa... 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
December 31, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Constancy is a Jewel." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Hell's Kitchen, New York." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. B. H. Brewster" and "Thomas C. Acton." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Escape of the Frigate 'Constitution' After Three Days' Chase By British Ships.&... See More
July 05, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 5, 1890 Fullpg: 'Harvey's Ranch, the highest in America'. Fullpg. illus. of Gen. Schofield. Fullpg. Remington prints of Navajo Indians.
July 22, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "On the Way to Chicago - The Observation Car." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Our Russian Visitors." Full pg. of illus. of "The Recent Cyclone at Pomeroy, Iowa." Full pg. of illus. of "The Englishmen in Egypt."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Anniversary of the Fall of the Ba... See More
September 09, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 9, 1893 Full ftpg: "Columbian Exposition--Aboard The Battleship". Nice fullpg. with 8 scenes of: "Firemen of Different Nationalities". Halfpg: "Cadets Camping on the Fair Grounds". More scenes of the Columbian Exposition. Two fullpgs: "Capitals of the World--Calcutta (India)". Nice dblpgctrfld. by A.B. Frost: "Woodco... See More
June 01, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 1, 189 Full front pg. illus. of "A Backhanded Blow." Inside is a small portrait of "John S. Sargent." 1 and 1/2 full pgs. with five illus. of "John S. Sargent's Decorations for the Boston Public Library."2/3 pg. illus. of "Student Honor - How Examinations are Conducted at Princeton College."
Full pg. of ilus. pe... See More
July 27, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1861 The front page is taken up with prints of "General Prentis" "Brigadier-General Williams" and a scene of: "Departure of General Lyon & His Command from Boonville, Missouri, for the Arkansas Border."
Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Rich Mountain" & another full page of "Wilson's Z... See More
April 18, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1885 Full ftpg. shows: 'Gen. Grant's Illness--A Consultation' shows him near his death. Fullpg: 'The Riel Rebellion--Scenes in the Saskatchewan Country' & nice fullpg. J.G. Brown illus: 'A Jolly Lot' plus nice fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Spring Duck Shooting in the West' shows 6 scenes.
Other news and advertisements o... 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
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
November 26, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1898 Full ftpg: 'Triumphal Parade of Insurgent Troops in Manila'. Much text with 7 photos of 'The 2nd Zionist Congress'. Two full pgs. with 8 photos of 'Pope Leo XIII'. Fullpg. with 8 photos of 'Puerto Rico'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.
June 14, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 14, 1890 In the light of current culture is is interesting to note that a full page is devoted to a nice print captioned: "Scene at the Unveiling of the Monument to General Robert E. Lee at Richmond, Virginia.", the very monument which is the focus of much controversy today. The next page has over a full column article on it titled: "The Lee Monument A... See More
September 25, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1869 The front of this issues features a full page illustration of "The Avondale Colliery Disaster - Bringing Out the Dead." Inside the issue, a page contains a quarterpage illustration of "Dark on Fair?" which has an accompanying poem, a 1/6 page illustration of "Baron Alexander Von Humboldt", and a quarterpage illus... See More
July 05, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Core on the Body Politic." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Steamship 'Arizona,' Williams & Guion Line." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "A French Christening - Costumes of the First Empire."
Full pg. illus. of "The Colored Exodus - Scenes at Topeka, Kansas."... See More
August 04, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, August 4, 1860 Three large front pg. illus. pertaining to "The Meteor" including "The Meteor of July 20, as seen by J.A. Adams, Esq., at Saratoga Springs," "The Meteor as seen by S.P. Avery, Esq., at Brooklyn," and "The Meteor as seen by J. M'Nevin, Esq., Near Bedford, Long Island." Inside: Two diagrams Pertaining... See More
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