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December 06, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 6, 1862 The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Nathaniel P. Banks, United States Army". Other prints inside include: 'The United States Iron-Clad 'Passaic' as She Will Appear at Sea" "Interior of the Turret of the 'Passaic'" "Aquia Creek, on the Potomac, New Base of Supplie... 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
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
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
May 16, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 16, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Cradle of Liberty Out of Danger." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "George M. Van Nort, Commissioner of Public Works." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Boston Bar-By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Jacob Wainright and the Body of Dr. Livingstone." Dblpgctrfld. Nast illus. of "A ... 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
December 11, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 11, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Ay, There's a Rub." Inside are two large illus. pertaining to "Moody and Sankey in Philadelphia" including "...Outside the Building" and "...The Opening Service." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Edgar Allen Poe." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Poe's Monument at Baltimore." 1/2 pg. illu... See More
April 07, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg: 'Gen. Miles's Winter Campaign Against the Indians' shows 9 scenes. Nice ctrfld: 'Sketches Along the route of the Panama Railroad'
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.
February 22, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1879 Front page illustration: 'Anxious Moments'. Double page centerfold: 'Shooting Cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency' is by W.A. Rogers, showing many Indians. Full page: 'Sketches at the New York Pigeon Show'. 3/4 page illustration: 'The Execution of Moncasi for an Attempt on the Life of King Alfonso'. Full... See More
December 13, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "The Seventh Regiment Fair - At the Flower Stand." Inside is a 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "Waving 'The Olive Branch,' or Wearing of the Tweed."
Dblpgctrfld. of "Hide and Seek." Full pg. Nast illus. of "On Ice." 1/3 pg. portrait of "The Rev. John N. Galleher." 1/2 p... 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
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.
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
February 21, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 21, 1891 Nice full ftpg. print of: 'Gen. William T. Sherman'. Fullpg. has 9 scenes of: 'The Week of Sport in Central North Carolina'. Fullpg. of text & 7 illus. of: 'Rutgers College'. Find doublepage centerfold : 'Marching Thru Georgia' shows Sherman on horseback. Fullpg: 'Sioux Chiefs Before Sec. Noble'.
Complete in ... See More
November 21, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1891 Full front page: 'Sketches at the Horse Show--Entrance of Saddle Horses'. Half page: 'The Washington Arch, Washington Square., N.Y. City'. Nice full page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago'. Full page of the 'Harvard Football Team' & 'The Yale Football Team'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 28, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28,1892 Front full pg. illus. of "An Alarm of Fire at the Naval Academy, Annapolis." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late James Ripley Osgood." Small portrait of "The Rev. George D. Boardman." Full pg. illus. "Camp Echoes." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Night on Lake Nicaragua."
Several illus. pertaining to the s... See More
January 25, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Front Elevation of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral to Be Erected at Washington, D.C." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "James Monroe" Full pg. illus. of "New Building for the New York Clearing House." Full pg. illus. of "Paying the Indians for the Cherokee Strip - Scenes Aroun... 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
March 20, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Seventh Power of Europe." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Zoological Gardens of Europe." Full pg. of illus. of "Scenes from the New Play 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles' as Performed at the Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York."
Doublepage centerfold of "New York Sky S... 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
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
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
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 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
December 02, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 2, 1871 Full ftpg. political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'.
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly fullpg:... 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
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
May 23, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1891 Full front pg. illus. of "The Flower Market in Union Square, New York." Inside is a full pg. containing three illus. pertaining to "Civil Engineer Robert E. Peary, U.S.N." Two full pg. illus. of "The Pier and Casino at the Columbian Exposition" and "The Annual Dinner of the New York Yacht Club." Four small po... See More
March 08, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1873 Frontpage illustration of "Wilkie Collins" with his signature; Fullpage illustration: 'American Field Sports' is a handsome print on duck hunting, with dogs; Fullpage: 'Italian Minstrel Boys and Their Masters'; Doublepage centerfold "Princes and Chiefs of Western India".
Complete in 16 pages and... See More
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
April 21, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1888 The front page of this issue features a full page illustration entitled 'Hailing the Ferryman'. An article "General Gillmore" also includes three small illustrations of "The Late General Q. A. Gillmore"; "Major-General Crook" and "Brigadier-General J. R. Brooke". A half-page illustration... See More
March 14, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857 A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.
Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More
July 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1868 Horatio Seymour, democratic nominee, ftpg. - full page Winslow Homer illus. "New England Factory Life", "Bell Time" - The Freedmen's Bureau, Scene in Printing House Square, New York City, Elevated railway in Greenwich St., New York City, and Electioneering At The South".
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related... 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
July 17, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1897 Full front page illus. of "New York's New Recreation Pier at the Foot of Third Street, East River." Full pg. of portraits of "Honor Men of Harvard and Yale Universities, Classes of '97." Full pg. illus. of "The United States Torpedo Boat 'Porter,' Showing Officers and Crew at Drill."
Doublepage center... See More
January 15, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1859 The front page features a rather large illustration of: "The Yacht 'Wanderer'" along with a related article on it. Its infamy is in that it was the last documented ship to bring a cargo of slaves from Africa to the United States, which it did on November 28, 1858. Part of the article notes: "...after detaining the Wandere... See More
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.
February 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1869 The front page of this issue features an article on Washington's Resignation and illustration "Original Portrait Of Washington" from a painting executed by Polk at Valley Forge. Also a nice full page illustration "General Washington Resigning His Commission To Congress At Annapolis". Large view of "Panoramic View O... See More
March 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1869 The front cover of this issue features "Vice-President Wade Administering the Oath to Schuyler Colfax". Also there is a nice doublepage centerfold of "The Inauguration of President Grant, March 4, 1869" which is very is displayable. A half-page illustration "Howard University, Washington D.C." A full page illus... See More
July 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1868 The front page features a full page 'New Tammany Hall, East Fourteenth Street, New York City'. Nearly a half page illustration: 'The 'Little Western' of Chicago Capsizing in Lake Michigan'.and "Vestibule of the Manhattan Club-house, New York - Delegates to the Convention Visiting the Club." Thomas Nast political c... See More
March 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1869 The front page of the issue features the illustrations of the reconstructed Cabinet. There is a half-page illustration of "Soldiers' Cemetery at Arlington Heights, Virginia" with related article in which the illustration shows the rows of soldiers graves around Lee's home with the Potomac River and the dome of the Capitol i... 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
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