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January 22, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1859 Front 1/2 page illustration of "Shipwrecked Sailors of the 'Margaret Tyson' on the Ship's House." A text article "Is Charles Dickens Coming to This Country?" Inside includes many illustration pertaining to "The Loss of the Steamer 'C. Vanderbilt'" including "The Passengers in the Reli... See More
April 02, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1859 Ftpg: 'The Terrible Railway Accident in Canada', near Hamilton, Ontario (also known as the Great Western Desjardins Canal train disaster). Two nearly halfpg. illus. by Winslow Homer: 'March Winds' & 'April Showers'. 'Map of the Route to Pike's Peak'. Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements are within... See More
May 07, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1859 Includes the story "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens beginning on the first page. The front page also includes a small illustration of "The Figures of a Horse and Rider Came Slowly Through the Eddying Mist." Inside includes nine small illustrations pertaining to "Ye Pictorial Historie of Abner Howe's Journ... See More
August 11, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1866 Perhaps the most noteworthy prints are in recognition of Washington Irving, which includes details about his life. Among the related prints are "The Old Dutch Church," of North Tarrytown (current day Sleepy Hollow), which featured prominently in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Other prints include: the front page: 'Review o... See More
July 04, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1868 A great full frontpage illustration entitled: 'Grounds of the White House, Washington, on a Saturday Afternoon in June'. A quarter-page illustration "Hon. Reverdy Johnson, of Maryland". A half page illustration with accompanying article "The German Saengerfest Societies in Wabash Avenue Rink, Chicago". A terrific d... See More
August 06, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1870 This issue contains a full page Winslow Homer print: "On the Bluff At Long Branch at the Bathing Hour". The front page features a fullpage illustration "Going to Market". A full page "Map of the Seat of War in Europe". Full page political cartoon re. "The New Comet - A Phenomenon Now Visible in All Parts o... See More
March 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 18, 1871 Full front page illus. of "Victorious Peace." (Charub Angel). Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Wounded French Soldier Returned Home."
Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Soldiers' Home, Washington D.C." and "Residence of the British Commissioners, Washington, D.C." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Sunday at Chelsea Hospital, England.&... See More
July 08, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Why We Laugh'. A full page illustration 'Pro Patria - 1776'. Great full page bird's-eye-view of: 'St. Louis, Missouri.' is displayable. Doublepage centerfold 'The Centennial - Interior of the Main Building, Near the Music Stand, Looking East.' A 3/4 page Tho... See More
November 08, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 8, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "New York Must Be Carried." Inside is a dblpgctrfld. of "The Dawn of Better Days - Busy Scenes in the Streets of New York." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Root, Hog, or Die." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Along a Dutch Canal - Going to Market." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Along a Dutch Canal.&quo... See More
November 12, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1881 Front page print: "The Atlanta International Cotton Exposition--Reception to Visiting Governors". Fullpg. with 7 illus. & text on: 'The New Harvard Gymnasium'. Fullpg: 'Sweeping Broadway at Night' & 'Shutting off the Croton at the Central Park Reservoir' & 'Raising Turkeys for Market' shows... See More
December 29, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1883 Full front pg. illus. entitled "The Ant and the Grasshopper." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The War in the Soudan--A Parley by the Way." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Charles F. Dowd" and "Augustus P. Martin, Mayor Elect of Boston." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Christmas Sunrise, Afloat and Ashor... See More
December 20, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1884 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great two page spread with two prints by noted artist Thomas Nast. One is captioned: "Hello! Santa Claus!" showing a girl on the telephone, and the other is: "Hello! Little One!" showing Santa Claus on the phone as well. This is the classic portly, jolly image of Santa (Nast ... See More
March 21, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1885 Full ftpg. view of 'Edwin Booth'. Nice fullpg: 'Ice Gorges In the Delaware' & 'Camp Fire Stories' & 'Odds & Ends at Albany--Notes from an Artist's Sketchbook'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
October 08, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1887 Full ftpg: 'The Presidential Tour' shows Pres. Cleveland & wife in their private railroad car. Nice fullpg: 'The Grand Army Celebration at St. Louis'. Two fullpg. prints of yachts in the America's Cup race. Fullpg: 'Sketches of the New York Quarantine Establishment' includes 16 scenes.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
September 06, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 6, 1890 Full front page: 'Taking the Waters at Saratoga'. Full page: 'Summer Night Amusement on the Bluff at Cincinnati'. Half page: 'Rockwood Hall, Near Tarrytown, New York.' Nice double page centerfold: 'Coronado Beach, Southern Calif.' Full page: 'Alligator Traffic in the South' includes 6 scenes. Full page: ... See More
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
October 21, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - A Note from the Wild East in the Midway Plaisance."
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Recent Tidal Wave Disaster on the Mississippi and Louisiana Coasts" and "On Board the United States Cruiser 'New York'." Two 1/2 pg. illus.pertaining to "The ... See More
March 17, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1894 Fullpg. shows 6 photos re: 'Ottawa & the Canadian Houses of Parliament'. Fullpg: 'Baptism of Christ'. & 'New York's Fish Market in Lent' shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: 'Open-air Bathing at Midwinter at Glenwood Spgs., Colorado'. Nearly halfpg:'Wild Goose Shooting' by A.B. Frost.
Complete issue.... See More
July 28, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1894 Two photos on 'Arrival of the First Train at Cripple Creek'. Halfpg: 'The Great Railway Strikes--First Meat Train Leaving the Chicago Stockyards Under Escort', plus 2 fullpg. with 6 photos re. the 'Great Railway Strike' & another 6 illus. by F. Remington on the strike. Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes of 'Santa Cruz, Calif.'... 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
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
September 26, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1896 Fullpg: 'The Roof Gardens of New York City'. Very dramatic dblpgctrfld:'The 2nd U.S Cavalry At Beverly Ford' shows a heated Civil War battle. A polo photo. 'Watermelons'.
Complete issue.... See More
February 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Armed Peace of Europe." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chicago's Water Supply - Winter Difficulties at the Cribs in Lake Michigan." Three small portraits of "King George of Greece, Crown Prince Konstantine of Greece and His Brother Prince George, and Queen Olga of Greece." 1/2 pg... See More
April 08, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The True Jeffersonian Simplicity - Mr. Bryan Has a Little Dinner of His Own." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Manila - With the American Battle-Line." Full pg. illus. of "Samoa - Photographs of the Scenes of the Recent Fighting." Doublepage centerfold and a full pg. of "The Klondike ... See More
May 27, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Major-General Arthur MacArthur, U.S.V., in the Field, Giving Instructions to Major Fitzhugh of His Staff." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The United States Ship 'Missouri' - The First and One of the Finest of Our Hospital Vessels."
Full pg. of illus. of "The New Home of the University... See More
November 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 25, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Why They Waited for News From Mafeking." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The War in South Africa - Points of Interest in the Two Republics and Natal." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Commandeering Horses for the Boer Army." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Loading Refugees on Coal Trucks at Johannesburg.&q... See More
Item #180007HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage centerfol... See More
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October 09, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside.
Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". ... See More
August 27, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Uncle Sam's New Class in the Art of Self-Government." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, Long Island."
Full pg. illus. of "Ending the War - M. Jules Cambon, the French Ambassador, Signing the Peace Protocol on Behalf of Spain." Several pgs. of ill... See More
January 10, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 10, 1863 The front page has an interesting circular illustration of "Rebel Negro Pickets as Seen Through a Field-Glass", with a related article: "Rebel Negro Pickets".
A full page with 3 views of: "The Battle of Goldsborough..." and "Battle of Kinston..." and "Battle of Whitehall..."; half page print: &... See More
January 25, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1862 This issue features a nice full front page print: 'Little Mac Out Again' which shows McClellan on horseback. Inside includes a full page with two prints: 'Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo' and 'Commodore Foote's Gun-Boat Flotilla on the Mississippi'. A full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Vessels Composing ... See More
February 01, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1862 The full front page has two prints: "Destruction of a Schooner off Cumberland Inlet, Georgia, by the boats of the 'Alabama'" and "The Pirate 'Sumter' Firing at the Brig 'Joseph Parks' of Boston".
Inside has a full page print with 8 images of: "War Scenes On Green River, Kentucky" and other ... See More
August 05, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1865 The front page has prints of: "The Late Right Reverend Alonzo Potter" "The Late Rev. Newton Heston" and "The Boat Race at Poughkeepsie, New York". Prints inside include a full page: "Reception of the German Singing Societies at the City Hall Park" and: "The Launch of the Ironclad 'Dunderberg". T... See More
August 12, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 12, 1865 The front page shows: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia" as well as: "Terminal Station of Collins's Overland Telegraph, New Westminster, B.C."
Inside has prints captioned: "The Indo-European Telegraph--Landing the Cable in the Mud at Fao, Persian Gulf" "Trial of Mowing Machines...at West Mount Ver... See More
July 09, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1870 Great full front page illustration with some text: 'First Reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York'. Inside the issue is quarter-page illustrations of "The Late Dr. Nadal" and Hon. Richard L. Larremore" and "The Recent Accident on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad". One-third page: 'A Pr... See More
December 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY Dec. 19, 1874 Nice fullpg: "Children Who Go To Public Schools" & "Children Who Do Not Go To Our Public Schools" shows dramatically different results! Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Fire Dept." shows 5 men & 4 scenes. Ftpg "Shall Teacher's Salaries be Lowered?" by Nast. 3/4 pg "The Chess-Players". Two full pg "Ch... See More
October 23, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1886 Front page print: "The Rev. William M. Taylor". Interesting fullpg: 'The Village Pest' is a young black boy, shown with his family and the 'accusers'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The New Aqueduct--Views in the Croton Watershed Region' is nice. 'The Moonshiner's Home' is a nice mountain scene. Also incl... See More
August 06, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1887 Fullpg: 'The Completed Building of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, N.Y.' includes 9 scenes. Nice & displayable double page centerfold: 'Around Cape Ann', Mass. Small illus. of: 'The Late John Taylor, President of the Mormon Church'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.... See More
September 25, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1897 The front page has an illustration of "L'Homme Au Baton". There is a fullpg. illustration of: "The Mining Riots in Pennsylvania--With the Governor's Troop at Latimer". A page has 7 photos of "Modern Development In Old Japan--Scenes in Tokyo, The Eastern Capital."
There is also a fullpg. with 8 photos of:... See More
May 14, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1898 Great ftpg. photo of: 'Commodore George Dewey'. Six pgs. of illustrations on the Spanish-American War inside, including the 'Battle of Manila', & more. Nice ftpg. for display. Also includes a full page color Ivory Soap advertisement.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.... See More
June 18, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1898 Full ftpg. naval scene shows blowing up the 'Merrimac' at Santiago Harbor. Fullpg. with 11 photos of 'Landing of Cuban Volunteers at Puerto De Banes, Cuba'. Halfpg. photo of: 'Gen. M. Gomez, Commander of the Cuban Insurgent Forces'.
Doublepage centerfold by F. Remington: 'With the Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida--U.S. ... See More
August 06, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1898 Full ftpg. shows a navy band playing: 'The Star-Spangled Banner'. Several full pgs. show: 'Closing Scenes at Santiago' 'Manila & The Philippines' & 'In Puerto Rico' & 'Puerto Rico & San Juan'. doublepage centerfold by F. Remington: 'The Storming of San Juan--The Head of the Charge'.
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August 22, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1857 The front page features the article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" and features three small illustrations plus a half page illustration "Tyre From the Isthmus". One page has 4 illustrations of 'Frontier Life In Washington Territory'. 'A Trip to the White Mountains' includes 8 comic illustrations. Full pag... See More
June 25, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1898 Full ftpg: "The Auxiliary Cruiser 'St. Paul' On Scout Duty". Two fullpgs. showing the harbor of Santiago. Nice fullpg: "Battle of Manila--Adm. Dewey's Squadron Swinging Around the Ellipse". Nice illus. of: "Rear-Admiral Sampson, U.S.N.". Map of Cuba as well.
Complete in 24 pages.
May 02, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1857 Two half page scenes showing the 'Niagara' laying the telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, with the accompany article: "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph" and small illustration of Professor Morse among others. Also an illustration: "The Transatlantic Telegraph Wire, Full Size".
Articles entitled: "The... 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
April 16, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1859 The front page features a half page illustration entitled "Opening of the Spring Fashions". A full page illustration of "The Funeral of Emilio Dandolo at Milan, Italy."
The detailed reporting of the Daniel Sickles trial is found under the "Domestic Intelligence" section of the issue as well as in the article &... See More
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