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June 20, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1857 The full front page features "Prince Frederic William of Prussia, and the Princess Royal of England" which also has an inside accompanying article.
"Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features nearly half page illustration of: 'Bethlehem' and a smaller print of: 'Grotto of Christ's Birth' & 'Church of the... See More
December 12, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1857 The front page features 'Our Mayors' and the half-page illustrations of 'Hon. Fernado Wood, Mayor of New York' and 'Hon. Daniel F. Tiemann, Mayor-Elect'. An article "Rev. William R. Williams, D.D. - Pastor of Amity Street Baptist Church, NY' also features a small illustration of him. 'Travel Notes in Bible ... See More
April 17, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1858 The front page shows: 'The Late Hon. Thomas H. Benton, of Missouri.' A nice full page illustration showing two images "Hope and Disappointment". "A Recent Missionary Martyr" features two nearly half page illustrations "Pere Chapelaine in the Cangue" and "Pere Chapelaine Suffering the Torture of the... See More
December 03, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'Assassination of Ormond Chase by the Mexicans at Tepic', showing him hanging from a tree. A 1/4 page illustration of "John W. Forney, Esq., of Philadelphia". Also a 1/3 page illustration "Scene in a Fashionable Church at Lima". A dramatic fullpage showing the 'Loss of the 'Royal Charger... See More
January 14, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1860 Inside has two very nice, full page & displayable prints: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset" and "A Snow Slide in the City", both by famed artist Winslow Homer. Another full page shows: "The Emperor and Empress of France Hunting at Compiegne".
The back page has two cartoon illustrations. Complete in 16 pages, good condition... See More
February 25, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 25, 1860 Full ftpg. illus: 'Clark Mills' Statue of Washington'. Halfpg: 'Bridge over Green River on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad'. Halfpg: 'Hon. Clement C. Clay of Alabama'. Small Winslow Homer print: 'The Meeting After the Marriage'. This issue also contains the 2nd installment of "The Uncommercial Traveler&... See More
August 25, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1860 Perhaps the most significant print in this issue is the back page political cartoon captioned: "The Coming Man's Presidential Career, a la Blondin" showing a beardless Abe Lincoln with an African-American on his shoulders. (Blondin was a famous tightrope walker who had walked across Niagara Falls on a rope the year prior). An... See More
September 08, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 8, 1860 The ftpg has: "A Group of Druses in Lebanon". Fullpg. with 3 "Panoramic Views of the City of Toronto, Canada". Nice dblpgctrfld. has various vignettes on "Public Sq. at Cleveland, Ohio with the Perry Statue" & more on O.H. Perry. Small illus: "The Virgin, an Instrument of Torture", halfpg print: The ... See More
September 22, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1860 Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francesco II., The King of Naples." Inside: 1/4 pg. illus. of "Columbia Making Her Toilet to Receive the Prince" and 1/2 pg. of "Columbia's Welcome". 1/2 pg. illus. of "Rev. William Wood Stamp, President of the Wesleyan Methodist Society, England, for 1860-1861." 1/2 pg. ill... See More
March 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Dead Man's Curve - New York's Most Dangerous Crossings." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Colonel John Hay" and "General Horace Porter." Four small portraits of "New United States Senators." Three small portraits of "The German Opera Season in New York." 1/2 ... See More
March 02, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1889 Nice doublepage centerfold: 'A Court-Martial In the Field' nice fullpg. illus: 'Horse Raising In the Northwest' is by Frederic Remington. A dramatic full ftpg. illus. is a scene from the Civil War.
Complete in twenty pages.
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
January 19, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1867. Nice full ftpg: 'Grandpa Is Coming!' Halfpg. 'Social Science: Cooking Our Own Dinner' & 'Railroad Train in a Snow Drift'. Nice fullpg: 'Coming From Church: Scene on the Bayou LaFourche' Halfpg: 'James Gordon Bennett, Jr.' 1/3 pg: 'Wreck of the Steamer Commodore'.
Other news and advertisements of t... See More
November 06, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls Dam, Minnesota' along with illustrations o... See More
June 12, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1869 The front page features a half page illustration is of 'The Seaman's Burial'. A half-page illustration "City Missions - Interior of Olivet chapel, Second Street, New York City" and a full page "The Prodigal's Return". A full page is a great illustration: 'Pilgrims on the Plains' shows a wagon train... See More
November 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1869 The front page of the issue features a half page illustration "Charles A. Dana." Inside the issue are two quarter page illustrations of "The School Ship "Mercury"" & "School Between Decks on the School Ship 'Mercury'" (vessels with the goal of rescuing poor boys of good character and training... See More
March 12, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1870 The front page of this issue features a full page illustration by Winslow Homer entitled: "Tenth Commandment". Within the issue is a half page: "A State Dinner at the White House". An article "Under Broadway" contains three illustrations. Other illustrations are a full page: "Crossing Broadway"; a half page... See More
January 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872 The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".
Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More
January 20, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 20, 1877 Front full pg. portrait of "Cornelius Vanderbilt." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Centennial - Carriage Exhibit." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. S. J. Randall," "The Hon. Lucius Robinson," "The Hon. Smith Ely, Jun.," and "The Hon. John Kelly." Two full pg. illus. of "The... See More
August 18, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 18, 1877 Full pg. with 2 scenes of 'The Great Strike--Scenes of Riot in Chicago'. Great fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'The Nez Perces Campaign--in Pursuit of Joseph'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Season at Niagara Falls--Photographing Visitors' 'New York's Centennial--Celebrated at Kingston'
October 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. shows a factory full of people: 'Making Cartridges'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fair at St. Louis' great fullpg: 'The Delaware Water-Gap' is nice. Halfpg: 'Sheep Raid in Colo.' with other prints as well.
May 01, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1880 Fullpg. text with 5 illus. on: 'The Hudson River Tunnel'. Fullpg: 'The Negro Exodus--the Old Style & the New' fullpg: 'The West Point Outrage--The Court of Inquiry in Session'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
May 11, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 11, 1889. Not included are the two 4-page foldouts which are rarely present. Request a quote if wanted.
Front full pg. illus. of "The Centennial Celebration - President Harrison Landing at the Foot of Wall Street, Monday, April 29." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "President Harrison Reviewing the G. A. R. Parade in Front of Governor Green's Hous... See More
November 29, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 29, 1884 Fullpg: 'Members of the Plenary Council in Baltimore'. Nice Nast double page centerfold: "Beware! For He Is Very Hungry And Very Thirsty".
Fullpg. on the Washington Monument includes: 'Present Appearance of the Monument' showing it 3/4 complete. Full page print: "Just Missed His Thanksgiving Dinner". Half p... See More
October 08, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1881 Front full pg. illus. of "The Funeral of President Garfield - The Catafalque at Cleveland." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Funeral of President Garfield - Night View of the Catafalque." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chateau of Senator Edmund de Lafayette." Full pg. illus. pertaining to "The New Baltimore Water Supply.... See More
February 25, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1882 Front page print: "Hustle Them In". Halfpg: 'A Snow Storm on the Plains' shows a train breaking through the snow. 1/2 pg: 'Moose Hunting in Maine'. Fullpg print: 'Cowboys of Arizona--Roused by a Scout'. A full page print by A. B. Frost: 'The Winner of the Rifle Match'(hunting).
Other news and advertis... See More
January 17, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1885 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Adrian Vidal." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Taking Toll." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of "General Porfirio Diaz, the New President of Mexico" "The Late Dr. Noah Hunt Schenck," and "The Hon. George Z. Erwin, Speaker of the Assembly."
Full pg. illus. o... See More
March 07, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1885 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Compliments of the Season - March 4." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Sham Battle at Prospect Park, Brooklyn, on Washington's Birthday." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late William C. Kingsley."
Doublepage centerfold of "Winter at the National Capital - A Night Session." 1/2... 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.
March 28, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1885 Very nice & displayable full ftpg Remington illus.: 'Ejecting an Oklahoma Boomer' shows a family in a covered wagon being lead out by soldiers (at least one of whom is Black).
Displayable fullpg. with 5 scenes: 'Logging In Wisconsin'. Fullpg: 'Snake Charming in Tangier'. Halfpg: 'Shad Fishing in Florida' &... See More
February 13, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Military Tops in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany - Proposed as New York State Building at the Columbian Exposition." "Our Indian Contingent," includes six different works by Frederic Remington (see images for a few).
Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More
March 12, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1887 Full ftpg: 'Henry Ward Beecher'. Fullpg: 'The Everglades of Florida' shows 5 scenes, including 1 of Lake Okeechobee. 3/4 pg: 'Pushing Thru the Everglades'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'After The Blizzard' shows a dead family snowbound in their wagon. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the U.S. Senate'.
Other news and advertis... See More
May 07, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "The New South - Tennessee, 1887." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Canine Types from the Eleventh Annual Bench Show of the Westminster Kennel Club."
Doublepg. centerfold. of "Knoxville, Tennessee, and Its Surroundings." Two full pg. illus. of "The Buffalo Dance" and "A Marble Qua... See More
August 13, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1887 Great full ftpg: 'Packing Peaches for the New York Market' includes a Black man. Halfpg: 'In Search of Bait on the Newfoundland Coast'. Fullpg: 'A Bit of New Hampshire Coast' shows 10 scenes & is very displayable. Fullpg: '22nd Reg. on the March to Peekskill'. Very nice fullpg: 'Salt Water Day on the Coast... See More
January 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1889 Most of the ftpg: 'Farmer Stebbins at the Bat' is a comic scene of an older man playing baseball. Fullpg: 'The National Museum at Washington' 'London Street Characters'. Fullpg. by Remington: 'Auction Sale of Blooded Stock' of horses. Fullpg: 'Mounted Pistol Practice in the U.S. Cavalry'
Complete in twenty pages.... See More
May 04, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More
August 17, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 17, 1889 This issue contains the following: Full front page: 'Holiday Making at Rockaway Beach', a great double page centerfold having 8 scenes of: 'The City of Detroit & its Surrounds', a nice halfpg. showing: 'Spokane Falls, Washington Territory', another double page centerfold showing: 'The Detroit International Fair & Ex... See More
August 11, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1877 Full ftpg. is a very dramatic scene: 'The Great Strike--6th Maryland Reg. Fighting its way Thru Baltimore'. Inside has 2 more fullpgs. on the Baltimore strike. Doublepage centerfold: 'The Great Strike--The 'Work of Destruction in Pittsburgh' plus 2 more fullpgs. of the strike in Pittsburgh.
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
July 03, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Jefferson Reading the Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence to Franklin."
Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Meeting of the Eighteenth National Saengerfest, At Philadelphia, June 21-26." Full pg. illus. of "The Reunion of Confederate Veterans at the Tennessee Centennial and Inter... See More
December 26, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Father Knickerbocker's Christmas." Inside is a 1/2 pg. portrait of "Emma Eames as Elsa in 'Lohengrin'." Full pg. illus. of "The New Building for Columbia University in the City of New York."
Full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Commercial Travellers' Fair, Madison Squa... See More
April 28, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "Who is Responsible?" Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The United States Battle Ship 'Texas'." Two full pg. illus. of "Characters in the Latin Play at Harvard" and "Coaling an Ocean Steamer."
Doublepage centerfold of "After the Opera - Waiting for the Carriages in the Bo... See More
December 29, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1894 Full front page illus. of "Now Kindly Go, Will You?" Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Life in the Foreign Settlements of Japan." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The 'Constitution' and the 'Java' after the Action."
Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Asheville, North Carolina, and Its Surro... See More
August 08, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 8, 1896 Nice & displayable fullpg. Remington print: 'Hasty Entrenchment Drill in the U.S. Army'. Fullpg. of photos of destruction by a 'seismic-wave' in Japan.
Doublepage centerfold of: 'N.Y. Yacht Club Cruise--Waiting for the Yachts at the Turning Mark'. Nice fullpg. with 2 view of 'the City of Portland'.
Complete iss... See More
January 02, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1897 The front page has a full page political cartoon which includes Uncle Sam by W. A. Rogers titled: "Getting Monotonous". Two full pages with many photos of: 'The Revolt in the Philippine Is., Scenes in Manila'. One-third pg: 'Bird's-Eye View of the Tenn. Centennial Expo.' plus a nice fullpg. of the Centennial Expo at... See More
October 28, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1899 The front page has a battle scene: "The War in S. Africa--British Troops Rebelling a Boer Attack". There is a full page with 2 illustrations of "The Return of the Kansas Volunteers Under General Funston" and a full page with one photo and one illustration of "The Inauguration of President Hadley at Yale University."... See More
January 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1865 The front page prints include: "The Ocean Monitor 'Dictator' ", "Hon. William Dennison, Postmaster General" and "General H. W. Slocum". Inside has a full page print: " 'Tween Decks After Action--News From Home".
Other prints include: "New Year's Day in Savannah--General Sherman's... 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
June 14, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Extra Session." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Blackville Medical Man" and "The Blackville School Master." 1/2 pg. portrait of "William Lloyd Garrison." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Going to the Derby at Shanghai." Full pg. Nast illus. of "National Import... See More
January 14, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1899 Fullpg. with 4 photos: 'American Occupation of Havana'. Two full pgs. with 14 photos: 'Santiago Under American Rule'. Nice full pg: 'An Apache Raid--The Ride to the Rescue' shows a cavalry charge. Fullpg. photo of: 'Gen. Nelson Miles'. Quarter pg. photo of the Michigan Univ. football team
Other news and advertis... See More
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