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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 14, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1882 The full ftpg. is a political print by Thomas Nast: "The New Angelic Flying Machine". Inside has a fullpg. print showing: "The Rival Teams--Mr. Work's 'Dick Swiveller' and 'Edward' and Mr. Vanderbilt's 'Earlyl Rose' and 'Aldine' " showing two in a buggy race. Two prints of: "The C... See More
September 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1874 Fullpg. Th. Nast cartoon shows a black man "The Commandments in South Carolina". Nearly fullpg. with 2 illustrations, plus text: 'Brigham Young's Wives in the Great Mormon Tabernacle' & 'Mormon at the Communion Table'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Emigrants Leaving Queenstown for New York' at the dock. The fr... See More
February 06, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,, Feb. 6, 1875 Ftpg. shows: 'Reading A Ukase in a Mormon Settlement', by Frenzeny & Tavernier.
Full doublepage centerfold is by Th. Nast. Several scenes: 'Christian Work in the Streets'. Complete in sixteen pages and includes a 4 page Supplement.
March 02, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1878 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Natural History." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "General Grant's European Souvenirs." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Stanley in Africa - Naval Battle Between the Waganda and Wavuma." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Stanley in Africa - Burmish Hospitality." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Will... See More
October 19, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 19, 1867 Front 1/3 illus. of "Joseph Garibaldi, the Italian Patriot." Also, there is a one-third page illustration of a: "Model of the Pneumatic Railway on Exhibition at the American Institute, New York." This is a much earlier version of what Elon Musk invisions with his "Hyperloop" concept, a revolutionary transportation system for the futur... See More
January 17, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1863 Certainly the most historic content would be the page 2 complete printing of: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" which is the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.
Half of the front page: "The Teamsters' Duel" showing two Black men ... See More
March 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1867. Full front pg. illus. of "Equestrian Statue of Washington, Union Square, New York." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Martha Washington." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Washington's Head Quarters at Newburg." Vertical 1/2 pg. of "The Disaster at Regent's Park, London-Rescuing the Skaters from the Broken Ice." Full pg. i... See More
December 29, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1877 Front full pg. illus. of "The Christmas Baby." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Death on Economy." Full pg. illus. of "Chinese Quarters, Virginia City, Nevada."
Doublepage centerfold containing many illus. pertaining to "The Story of a Giant." Full pg. illus. of "Annual Dinner of the St. ... See More
March 03, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 3, 1894 Nice illus. of: 'Senator George Gray of Delaware'. Fullpg. shows: 'Four New York Skyscrapers' 'Canadian Winter Uniforms'. Fullpg. with 6 Remington prints: 'Games of Troop 'A' Athletic Assoc.'
Complete issue.... See More
May 16, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1863 The full front page is taken up with: "Building Pontoons on the Rappahannock". Inside has two fullpgs. with 5 views captioned: "Russell's Brigade (First Division Sixth Army Corps) Crossing the Rappahannock in Pontoons to Storm the Rebel Works" "Bridges & Rifle Pits at United States Ford" "The 8th Pennsylva... See More
February 20, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 20, 1875 Ftpg: 'The Valentine' shows a Black boy drawing one. Very nice fullpg: 'Sketches In An Orange Grove' showing 7 vignettes showing the different aspects of the industry. Halfpg: 'Moonlight Coasting'. 2/3pg. Th. Nast print.
Complete in sixteen pages.
July 11, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1863 The full front page is an illustration of: "Major-General George G. Meade, the New Commander of the Army of the Potomac". Other prints inside include a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Approach of M'Pherson's Saps to the Rebel Works"; a full page with 3 illustrations: "View of Springfield Landing, Below Port Hud... See More
August 14, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1858 The front page features an article and half page illustration of "The Atlantic Telegraph" (England, United States). Inside half page map of "The Gulf of Petielle." Also two illustrations of boats including "The Pei-Ho Forts" and "Victoria, Vancouver's Island." The Great Cricket Match at Hoboken" i... See More
November 19, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1859 The full front page shows 3 illustrations of: 'Effect of John Brown's Invasion At The South', one being: 'A Southern Planter Arming His Slaves to Resist Invasion' and the other two showing Blacks as well. A halfpage illustration is entitled 'Chatham Street, N.Y., on Sunday'. A third-page illustration features the &q... See More
January 05, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1867. Halfpg: 'Military Asylum, Washington, D.C.' and a very nice print of: 'Rice Culture on the Ogeechee, Near Savannah, Ga.' showing eight scenes in the process of growing rice. Halfpg: 'Turkey Shooting'. Other news and advertisements of the day are included.
Complete in sixteen pages.
July 13, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 13, 1867 Halfpg: 'Heck Hall, Evanston, Ill.' 'Market Scene in Macon, Ga.' shows many blacks. Fullpg: 'Interior of Faneuil Hall, Boston' & 'A Scene in the Old Ladies Home, Brooklyn' Nice fullpg. illus. of 'Birds from the Central Park Collection'. Halfpg: 'The American Rocky Mountain Sheep' & 'The Rocky Mountain Mu... See More
September 18, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1886 The front page of the issue contains a large illustration entitled "Jack Sprang Upon the Fellow, and Caught Him by the Throat" which accompanies a story "The World Went Very Well Then". Inside the issue is a very nice full page Thomas Nast print: "The Being That He Really Believes In". A one-quarter page pr... See More
February 12, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1870 The front page features a full page "Christmas-Day in St. Peter's - 'Open the Gates and Let the King of Glory In'". Fine port scene is a full page print: 'Landing of the Remains of Mr. Peabody At Portland' Full page and 2 illustrations on: 'The Funeral Of Victor Noir' 3 scenes of: 'Aerial Voyages... See More
July 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nearly halfpg. shows: "Dr. Livingstone, the Great Explorer & Mr. Stanley, Chief of the Expedition of Search" with a map of the route. Two more Nast political cartoons, and a nearly halfpg. illus. of: "The Coliseum at Rome Illuminated"
May 09, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 9, 1874 Halfpg: "Shad Fishing in the James River, Opposite Richmond" & "The New Government Building at St. Louis, Mo." Fullpg. Nast cartoon: "The Power of the Press". Fullpg. with 2 illus: "A Scene on the Mosquito Coast"
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 17, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1875 Two front 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "The Fair Critic." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Required to Live Under a New Order of Things."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Great Revival in England-A Service of Messrs. Moody and Sankey at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, London." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Th... See More
December 02, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1876 Front full page Thomas Nast illustration: "No Rest for the Wicked - Sentenced to More Hard Labor."; Full page illustration of "The Centennial - Diamonds and Jewelry."; 1/2 page illustration of "The Centennial - Art Furniture.; Two 1/4 page illustration of "Satin Wood Cabinet, Exhibited by Collinson ... See More
January 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Justice Brings Peace'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Terra Nova Snowshoe Club of Montreal' & 'One More Mouth to Feed' Very nice fullpg: 'Christmas In the Wilds--With the Hudson Bay Company Hunters' & 'Sleighing Sketches In New York'.
February 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Fullpg. Nast cartoon showing Uncle Sam. Small illustration: 'Natives Of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands'.
March 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Hewitt Down'. 1/4 pg: 'General Nelson Miles' Fullpg. Nast cartoon. Halfpg: 'Helping The Poor, Scene On Cherry Street'. 3/4 pg. pictorial of Buffalo hunting.
April 21, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star.
Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England&quo... See More
May 05, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Burning of the Southern Hotel, St. Louis. Great fullpg: 'Our Artist at Kioto, Japan' 'Rice Cultivation in Travancore, India' with the Supplement containing: 'A Lesson in Boat Building' showing a father instructing his sons.
June 23, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 23, 1877 Nice full ftpg. print: 'A Whaling Station on the California Coast' shows whales being processed. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon.
February 16, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 16, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon shows Uncle Sam in: 'The First Step Towards Bankruptcy', plus another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside. 'After the Storm' shows an abandoned ship.
April 26, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "He (The Solid South) Will Soon Be Let Alone." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Spring." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The German Band." 1/3 pg. illus. of "An Arab Caravansary."
Doublepage centerfold of "Sketches at the Dog Show at Gilmore's Garden." Full pg. Nast illus. ent... See More
April 17, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Don't." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Valley of Mexico form Chapultepec." 1/3 pg. portrait of "General James Watson Webb."
Doublepage centerfold of "English Church Architecture - Worcester Cathedral." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Die is Cast - Caesar and ... See More
April 08, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1882 Front full pg. illus. of "Henry W. Longfellow." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Sketches in the Capitol, Washington." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Easter Morning." Two full pg. illus. of "The Funeral of Henry W. Longfellow" and "An Imperial Courier in Siberia." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Tug of War at the S... See More
January 27, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 27, 1883 Full ftpg: 'The Ice Palace for the Winter Carnival at Montreal, Canada'. Nice fullpg: 'Barnum's Elephants in Winter Quarters' and fullpg; 'Winter Railroad Travel in the Northwest'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
May 16, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1885 The entire ftpg. shows: 'Vesuvius In Eruption'. The prime print would be the full page captioned: "Champion Baseball Players" showing portraits of twelve players from various baseball teams, including James O'Rourke, John Ward, Joseph Hornung, William Ewing, and others.
Among other prints in the issue are a fullpg. of: "... See More
April 19, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 19, 1890 Very nice & displayable full ftpg: 'A Hunter's Shack in the Rocky Mountains'. Fullpg. with 4 scenes of: 'A Friday Market in the Jewish Quarter of New York' by W.A. Rogers. Halfpg. Remington print "The Priest Captain Writhed and Struggled in His Efforts to Throw Young Off" done for a literary article entitled "The Azte... See More
July 14, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1894 Full front page illus. of "King Debs." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "How One Million Dollars in Gold is Shipped." Two full pgs. of illus. of "The Great Railway Strikes - Scenes In and About Chicago."
Two pages of illus. pertaining to "Washington Square." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Riding the Hump-Durgin.&quo... See More
May 04, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1895 Nice full ftpg. sailing print: 'The English Yachts Racing in the Mediterranean'. Inside is a halfpage "Improved Railway Entrance to Manhattan Island, Now Under Construction"; fullpage showing 6 photos of "Formosa, China's Most Important Island"; and article "Spring and the Sportsman" includes several illustrations... See More
February 21, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1863 The entire front page is a great (and rather famous) illustration of: "Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Stratton (General Tom Thumb And Wife)." taken from a Brady photograph. Page 2 has an article on them.
Other prints within include a full page: "The Effects of the Proclamation--Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines At New Bern, North Ca... 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
October 21, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1865 The front page has a print showing: "Lieut. Tappan Discovering Dr. Mudd in the Hold of the Steamer 'Thomas A. Scott' " with a related article. Also a halfpg. print of the: "Trial of Captain Wirz, the Andersonville Jailer, in the Court of Claims, Washington, D.C."
Inside has full page prints: "The Embassy From T... See More
June 15, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1867 Includes a map showing scene of Gen. Hancock's operations in the Indian country; "Valley of Spring Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Cave on Mulberry Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Look's Ranche, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Pulpit Rock on Alum Creek, Kansas Pacific Railroad" "Maguire & Risley's Jap... See More
June 22, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Portrait of Queen Victoria in a very ornate frame. Fullpg: 'Constitutional Convention at Albany'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Life of a Convict at Sing Sing Prison, New York' shows 16 scenes. Nice quarterpg. illus: 'Significant Election Scene at Washington' shows blacks voting, with text mentioning: '...the... See More
November 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1867 Nice 1/3 pg. illus. of 'The Overland Pony Express', plus a small illus. of a Pony Express Station in Nebraska, and some illus. of Ute & Snake Indians. An article as well on the Pony Express of recent years. Dblpgctrfld: 'Indiana State Fair at Terre Haute'
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 30, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1868 The front page features a full illustration 'Columbus Explaining Discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella'. A full page is comprised of two illustrations "Impeachment - Scene in 'Newspaper Row,' Washington, on the Night after The Vote" and "Impeachment - Reporters and Citizens in the Senate Lobby Seek... See More
March 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1873 Great full front page: 'The Signal--A Buffalo Herd in Sight' shows an Indian sending a signal to the Indian village seen below him; 1/2 page Thomas Nast "The Cherubs of the Credit Mobilier";
Full page: 'The Inauguration Ball--Arrival of the President's Party'; Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Sec... See More
May 01, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1875 One-third of the front page: 'Polar Bears on St. Matthew Island'. Fullpg Nast cartoon: 'The Republic in Danger'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'On the way to Diggings-Halt in a rough pass of the Rocky Mountains' (mining).
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 29, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1875 Full ftpg: 'Wreck of the 'Schiller'-Bishop's Rock Light'. Fullpg: 'Going to market-scene near Savannah, Georgia' (Blacks). Fullpg. pictorial: 'The suburbs of San Francisco'. Fullpg: 'Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 14, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1884 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Republican Convention at Chicago--A Serenade' & inside a fullpg: 'The Republican National Convention at Chicago--View on Michigan Ave.' A Doublepage centerfold : 'Republican Convention at Chicago--Announcement of the Final Ballot' is an great scene. Very nice fullpg: 'Rocky Cañon, Near ... 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.
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