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Harper's Posters

Harper's Magazine Covers & PostersCreated by: Library Of CongressDated: 1900
Harper's for May
Harper & Brothers began publication of Harper’s New Monthly Magazine in 1850. It was renamed Harper’s Monthly Magazine in the 1900 Christmas issue.

Edward Penfield served the Harpers as staff illustrator, editor, and art director from 1890 to 1901. Penfield created his first lithograph for Harper’s Magazine in 1893. He made posters advertising each successive issue of the magazine for over seven years. Penfield also created advertisements and cover designs for books published by Harper and Brothers.
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A bull fight

A bull fight

(DLC/PP-1933:0055). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Spanish Sketches / Edward Penfield. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911, p. 95.

Harper's young people, an illustrated weekly

Harper's young people, an illustrated weekly

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotion goal: U.S. D41. 1881.

Harper's bazaar, Christmas 1889

Harper's bazaar, Christmas 1889

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotion goal: U.S. D41. 1889

The Spanish American war in its political naval & military aspects by Senator Lodge, begins in Harper's February

The Spanish American war in its political naval & military aspects by ...

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 189-

Edward Penfield

Edward Penfield

Half length portrait, standing, facing left. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Three gringos in Central America and Venezuela by Richard Harding Davis / Edward Penfield.

Three gringos in Central America and Venezuela by Richard Harding Davi...

Poster shows two indigenous men. One man is standing in water, leaning over a canoe; the other man is sitting on a rock. Title from item.

Harper's March

Harper's March

Man with horse-drawn plow and a rooster. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 189-

Harper's bazar, midsummer number

Harper's bazar, midsummer number

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 189-

Harper's Bazar, Easter

Harper's Bazar, Easter

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1893?

Harper's for April

Harper's for April

Signed with the artist's pictograph. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 189-

Harper's January

Harper's January

Man on a horse-drawn sled. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1899.

The Illustrated sporting news. Christmas number / Drawn by Edward Penfield.

The Illustrated sporting news. Christmas number / Drawn by Edward Penf...

Poster shows a man and woman, both holding riding crops, toasting each other by a fireplace decorated for Christmas. Above the mantel are images of a pole vaulter, a football player, a woman driving a horse-dra... More

Harper's Weekly. National authority on amateur sport Maxfield Parrish

Harper's Weekly. National authority on amateur sport Maxfield Parrish

Three men playing golf. Color poster by Maxfield Parrish. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 189-? This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Orient cycles lead the leaders. Waltham M'f'g' Co. / Edward Penfield.

Orient cycles lead the leaders. Waltham M'f'g' Co. / Edward Penfield.

Man on bicycle in front of other bicyclists. Promotional goal: U.S. C71. 189-.

The Columbian Exposition will be completely illustrated in Harper's Weekly, 1891, 1892

The Columbian Exposition will be completely illustrated in Harper's We...

Two views of the Exposition. Copyrighted by Harper & -ers. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Harper's Magazine, Christmas, 1892

Harper's Magazine, Christmas, 1892

Poster adv. showing nativity scene. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Holidays; Religion Nativity; Adv. Books & mags; Publ. Ind.

Harper's for July

Harper's for July

July 1892 Issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine framed by stars and stripes banner. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1892.

Harper's Bazar Thanksgiving 1892

Harper's Bazar Thanksgiving 1892

Poster shows a drawing of a turkey and pumpkins around a photo of a woman in a pilgrim dress preparing squash. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional go... More

Harper's for August

Harper's for August

Magazine cover illustrated with woman seated in boat, 3/4 lgth., reading. Color lithograph by Edward Penfield. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Books & Reading... More

The cloister and the hearth by Charles Reade, illustrated with 550 drawings by William Martin Johnson / Edward Penfield.

The cloister and the hearth by Charles Reade, illustrated with 550 dra...

Poster shows a monk seated at a desk and a young woman seated at a hearth. Title from item.

Harper's for October

Harper's for October

Poster shows a woman carrying a puppy and an instrument with a blue background. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1893 Gift; Mrs. E... More

Harper's for October

Harper's for October

Poster shows a woman carrying a puppy and an instrument with a white background. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1893

Harper's for May

Harper's for May

Poster shows young woman in a white dress with flowers in her hair standing by a may pole holding a copy of Harper's New Monthly Magazine.

Harper's [for] November

Harper's [for] November

Woman in horse-drawn carriage buying Harper's from news-boy. Color poster by Edward Penfield, 1866-1925. New York, Harper & Brothers. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1893. This record contains unverified, old data ... More

Harper's for April

Harper's for April

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1893

Harper's Christmas number

Harper's Christmas number

Poster shows fashionably dressed young woman holding a copy of Harper's. Includes contents for this issue. Title from item. Signed: E.P.

Harper's for June / Edward Penfield.

Harper's for June / Edward Penfield.

Poster shows woman picking roses and holding a copy of Harper's New Monthly. Title from item.

Harper's August / Edward Penfield.

Harper's August / Edward Penfield.

Man with umbrella and copy of Harper's Monthly, standing in a plaza, facing left. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1893.

Perly-cross, a novel by R.D. Blackmore / Edward Penfield.

Perly-cross, a novel by R.D. Blackmore / Edward Penfield.

Poster shows a man dressed as a clergyman carrying a bible in one hand and a walking stick in the other. Title from item. Signed E.P.

Harper's Bazar, Xmas 1894

Harper's Bazar, Xmas 1894

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1894

Harper's for September

Harper's for September

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1894

Harper's for June

Harper's for June

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1894

Harper's November / Edward Penfield.

Harper's November / Edward Penfield.

Poster shows a fashionably dressed woman with a man who is wearing a sweater with the letter "Y." Also includes a sign announcing a Yale vs. Harvard football game.

Cadet days, a story of West Point by Capt. Charles King U.S.A., illustrated / Edward Penfield.

Cadet days, a story of West Point by Capt. Charles King U.S.A., illust...

Poster shows two women looking at a line of cadets. Title from item.

Harper's for October

Harper's for October

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1894

Harper's for February

Harper's for February

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1894

Harper's Christmas

Harper's Christmas

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1894

Harper's for March

Harper's for March

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1894 Gift; Mrs. Edward Penfield.

Harper's for May

Harper's for May

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1894

Harper's young people - New Year's number

Harper's young people - New Year's number

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1895

Harper's for July. The German struggle for liberty

Harper's for July. The German struggle for liberty

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Harper's for May

Harper's for May

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Harper's round table - Thanksgiving number '95

Harper's round table - Thanksgiving number '95

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1895

On snow shoes to the barren grounds by Caspar W. Whitney ... now appearing in Harper's magazine / Edward Penfield.

On snow shoes to the barren grounds by Caspar W. Whitney ... now appea...

Man, dressed in moccasins and beaded leggings, belted coat and mittens, wearing snowshoes.

About Paris, by Richard Harding Davis, illustrated by O.D. Gibson / Edward Penfield.

About Paris, by Richard Harding Davis, illustrated by O.D. Gibson / Ed...

Poster show two black cats and a red windmill. Title from item.

Harper's Weekly for Christmas

Harper's Weekly for Christmas

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotion goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Harper's bazaar, Christmas

Harper's bazaar, Christmas

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Pastime stories by Thomas Nelson Page / Edward Penfield.

Pastime stories by Thomas Nelson Page / Edward Penfield.

Poster shows an African American man holding a letter. Title from item.

Harper's for March

Harper's for March

Poster shows a woman in a green dress with a rabbit and book. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Harper's bazar, a weekly journal of fashion devoted to every interest of woman and the home

Harper's bazar, a weekly journal of fashion devoted to every interest ...

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotion goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Harper's for September

Harper's for September

Poster shows a woman in a green dress reading a Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Bicycle road maps in Harper's Round Table..

Bicycle road maps in Harper's Round Table..

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1895

Harper's for January

Harper's for January

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Harper's for October

Harper's for October

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1895

Harper's for February

Harper's for February

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895 Gift; J.H. Corning estate.

Harper's Weekly, Christmas

Harper's Weekly, Christmas

Title from item. Back cover: Royal baking powder, dainties for Christmas. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotion goal: U.S. D41. 1895

Harper's for August

Harper's for August

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1895

Harper's Weekly, bicycle number

Harper's Weekly, bicycle number

Title from item. Back cover: Columbia bicycles insure cycling delight. Standard of the world. Images published in Harper's Weekly on April 11, 1896. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress)

Harper's for October

Harper's for October

Print shows a woman with gloves. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1896

Harper's [for] June / Edward Penfield

Harper's [for] June / Edward Penfield

Woman seated in rocking chair, reading magazine. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1896. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Harper's for July

Harper's for July

Signed with the artist's pictograph. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1896

Harper's for July

Harper's for July

Poster shows a woman with a blue printed dress holding an umbrella with green background. Signed with the artist's pictograph. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress... More

Harper's May / Edward Penfield.

Harper's May / Edward Penfield.

Woman holding two cats. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1896.

Harper's for March

Harper's for March

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1896

Harper's for February

Harper's for February

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1896 Gift; Mrs. Edward Penfield.

[1897 January, February, March] / Edward Penfield.

[1897 January, February, March] / Edward Penfield.

Poster, which is first page of a calendar, shows woman in evening gown holding flowers. Title from item.

In Washington's Day by Woodrow Wilson, illustrated by Howard Pyle. Begins in Harper's January

In Washington's Day by Woodrow Wilson, illustrated by Howard Pyle. Beg...

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1896

Harper's 1897. January number contains..

Harper's 1897. January number contains..

Artist's pictograph upper right. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1897

Harper's November / Edward Penfield.

Harper's November / Edward Penfield.

Two men, a woman, and a horse. Promotional goal: U.S. 42.

Harper's September / Edward Penfield.

Harper's September / Edward Penfield.

Man and woman on horse-drawn carriage. Promotional goal: U.S. D42.

Harper's February

Harper's February

Color poster by Edward Penfield, 1866-1925. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1897. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Exhibited: European Muses, American Masters: 1870-1950, Portland Museum... More

Harper's for October

Harper's for October

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1897

Harper's [for] August

Harper's [for] August

Woman with book. Color poster by Edward Penfield, 1866-1925. New York, Harper & Brothers. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1897. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I.... More

Harper's March / Edward Penfield.

Harper's March / Edward Penfield.

Man and woman walking in foreground, horse-drawn carriages in background. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1897.

Harper's for April

Harper's for April

Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1897

Harper's [for] Christmas

Harper's [for] Christmas

Young woman and Santa Claus lifting glass. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1897. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I. Harper's magazine. Holidays; Santa Claus; Toasts.

Harper's May / Edward Penfield.

Harper's May / Edward Penfield.

Woman with a greyhound.

Harper's [for] July

Harper's [for] July

Couple in deck chairs reading. New York, Harper & Brothers. Signed: Edward Penfield, London. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1897. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings:... More

Harper's [for] June

Harper's [for] June

Woman reading on lawn beside dog and rocker. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1897. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I. Harper's magazine. Women; Dogs; Chairs.

Harper's Christmas / Edward Penfield.

Harper's Christmas / Edward Penfield.

Poster shows a man sitting on a settle bench reading a copy of Harper's. The bench has a rack holding clay smoking pipes. Title from item.

Poster calendar 1897 / Edward Penfield.

Poster calendar 1897 / Edward Penfield.

Poster shows an artist painting as a cat, sitting on the table, watches. Calendar "Published by R.H. Russell & Son, New York" Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1897. Exhibited in: Art Nouveau, 1890-1914, National Gal... More

Harper's for June

Harper's for June

Signed with the artist's pictograph. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1898 Gift; Mrs. Edward Penfield.

Harper's April '98

Harper's April '98

Man in foreground playing golf. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1898.

Harper's for October

Harper's for October

Signed with the artist's pictograph. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1898

Harper's July

Harper's July

Two cats facing small tree. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1898.

[Golfer preparing to tee off]

[Golfer preparing to tee off]

Title devised by cataloger. Illustration or poster (?) for Harper's magazine, April, 1898. (DLC/PP-1933:0034). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Harper's July

Harper's July

Man in swim suit standing in water at beach. Promotional goal: U.S. D42.

Harper's for May

Harper's for May

Signed with the artist's pictograph. Title from item. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1898

Harper's August

Harper's August

Man, seated on chair, reading and drinking beverage. Promotional goal: U.S. D42. 1898.

Harper's August

Harper's August

Woman driving horse-drawn carriage. Promotional goal: U.S. D41. 1899.

Harper's June

Harper's June

Woman and four blooming, potted, trees.

Edward Penfield, his book

Edward Penfield, his book

Bookplate shows a cat looking at an open book. Exhibit caption (2014): Artist Edward Penfield carved this elegant bookplate for himself during the heyday of the medium. Bookplates, were not only pasted into boo... More

Harper's Weekly, a pictorial history of the war

Harper's Weekly, a pictorial history of the war

Poster shows a group of men on a raft watching the "Merrimac" blow up. Title from item. Signed: Drawn by T. de Thulstrup. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Copyright, 1898 by H... More

A Kentucky breaking cart

A Kentucky breaking cart

Woman seated on a horse-drawn carriage. Copyright by Edward Penfield. Country carts series no. 1.

[Couple in a breaking cart] / Edward Penfield.

[Couple in a breaking cart] / Edward Penfield.

Copyright by Heller & Bachrach.

[Christmas at Cafe Spaander]

[Christmas at Cafe Spaander]

Three men sitting at a cafe table watching sailboats on nearby river. Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1933:0011). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Chri... More

The exiles and other stories by Richard Harding Davis / Edward Penfield.

The exiles and other stories by Richard Harding Davis / Edward Penfiel...

Poster shows a man standing on a bluff overlooking a body of water, watching a ship sail away. A turbaned porter, in foreground, carries a blanket roll with an unbrella and a walking stick and a suitcase. Titl... More

Colliers. Automobile Number / Edward Penfield.

Colliers. Automobile Number / Edward Penfield.

Poster shows a woman dressed in a duster and bonnet standing beside an automobile. Cover illustration for Collier's magazine, January 19, 1903, v. 30, no. 16. Title from item.

Automobile calendar for 1906

Automobile calendar for 1906

Poster shows a woman wearing a driving coat, gloves, and a hat secured by a scarf, and partial view of automobile in background. Calendar "Published by Moffat, Yard & Co. New York" Calendar illustrated by Edwar... More

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