Crowded London street with food vendors, children in rags, and well-dressed men and women passing by. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 April 2, p. 212.
H. Alexander, the color-bearer of the 10th New York Regiment, clinging to American flag, after receiving three wounds. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, 1862 Sept. 20, p. 593.
Print shows a raid on a western town by a group of Confederate guerrillas who are abusing and executing the citizens, destroying property, and stealing whatever they can carry away. Title from item. Illus. from... More
Composite of scenes of Confederates committing atrocities upon Negroes and Union soldiers. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 7, (1863 February 7), p. 88-89. Title and other information transcribed from caption car... More
Below rays of "Emancipation," a scene of African Americans enjoying a comfortable home life is flanked by scenes of the past, including the selling and abuse of slaves, and scenes of the future, including educa... More
A deceptive broadside, ostensibly a pro-McClellan campaign piece but actually a piercing attack on the Democratic platform. In the center is a portrait of Democratic presidential candidate George B. McClellan... More
Centerfold prints show Columbia considering why she should pardon Confederate troops who are begging for forgiveness when an African American Union soldier with an amputated leg does not have the right to vote.
Illustration shows soldiers outside of house with woman and three children at door. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 June 30, p. 401, bottom illustration. "From a painting by Thomas Nast." Title from item.
Two illustrations showing: Slave being sold as punishment for crime, before Emancipation Proclamation; and African-American being whipped as punishment for crime in 1866. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Jan. 12, p. 24.
Print shows men lurking in a swamp at nighttime; one man slices a poster entitled "Military Bill" with a knife; one man wears a hat that says "Ex-CSA"; snakes laugh in the foreground; and a will o' the wisp con... More
Prints show a statue of a snake-haired man wearing a toga with a CSA belt holding a scale tipping in favor of the south; the unjust results of trials involving southerners and northerners; and depictions of atr... More
Cartoon showing man with belt buckle "CSA" holding a knife "the lost cause," a stereotyped Irishman holding club "a vote," and another man wearing a button "5 Avenue" and holding wallet "capital for votes," wit... More
Columbia, holding clippers labeled "Alabama claims", is clipping the claws of the "British" lion; a British flag flies above a fort on cliff in the background with American ships at sea on the left. Illus. in: ... More
Cartoon showing ruins of Wall Street and other buildings, dead animals piled up on street, and sign reading "this 'street' is closed for repairs." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13, 1869 Oct. 16, p. 672.
Nast, Thomas, artist. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 14, (1870 February 26), p. 140. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cartoons; Schools; Church and state.
Caricature about the attempts to civilize the American Indian. President Ulysses Grant is Crusoe and the American Indian is Friday. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1870 Feb. 12. This record contains unverified, ol... More
Microfilm copy of wood engraving after Nast. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1870 July 23, p. 472. No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.
Cartoon showing Jefferson Davis looking over his shoulder at Hiram Revels seated in the United States Senate. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870 April 9, p. 232.
Illustration shows William "Boss" Tweed and members of his ring, Peter B. Sweeny, Richard B. Connolly, and A. Oakey Hall, weathering a violent storm on a ledge with the picked-over remains of New York City. Tit... More
A policeman ordering a Native man to "move on" away from a voting polls around which are clustered stereotyped "naturalized" Americans. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 15, no. 747 (1871 April 22), p. 361. Refere... More
Boss Tweed represented as having a money-bag face. Another identifying feature is the $15,500 diamond stickpin. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1871 Oct. 21, p. 992. Ref. copy may be in BIOG FILE. This record conta... More
Illustration shows at center and under heading "'We Propose' (When things blow over) When?" William M. Tweed standing, holding a paper labeled "Political Economy by Boss Tweed", and in his shadow John T. Hoffma... More
Caricature of "Irish Roman Catholic invader", who is telling Horace Greeley: "The Y.M.C.A. want the Bible in the public school, assuming that this is a Christian country. We want the Priest, the Brother, and th... More
Group of men trying to pull down "The Republican column", a monument dedicated to U.S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, the Union, and incidents related to the Civil War. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 16, no. 813 (1872... More
"William Tell" shooting arrow of peaceful arbitration from bow of settlement at man with apple labelled "Alabama claims" on his head as crowds observe. The last scene of the William Tell tragedy shows Tell lift... More
Head of "Boss" Tweed sticking out of jail wall and his feet out another wall. Drawing by Thomas Nast. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1872 Jan. 6, p. 13. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4405 (1872). Th... More
Horace Greeley with "C.S." (Carl Schurz?) coaxing an Afro-American to shake hands with two men, one wearing hat labeled "Ku Klux Klan" and one wearing hat labeled "Tammany," who are hiding weapons behind their ... More
Woman symbolizing Liberty(?) talking to men who are fighting, with signs on ground reading "spite", "insinuations", "envy", "misrepresentations", "malice", "slander", etc.; Uncle Sam and Ulysses S. Grant stand ... More
Uncle Sam speaking to the Geneva court about Alabama claims. Liberty(?) sits in the seat of judgement. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, vol. 16, no. 813, 1872 July 27, cover illustration.
Explosion blowing up Northern Pole R.R. Co., the Bank of Inflation, Fire and Brimstone Company, etc. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, 1873 Oct. 11, p. 904.
Man "White League" shaking hands with Ku Klux Klan member over shield illustrated with African American couple with dead(?) baby. In background, man hanging from tree. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 18, no. 930... More
Woman symbolizing Justice(?) talking to Ulysses S. Grant, who is reaching for paper "Shepherd rejected by the Senate ...", which is lying on floor. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 18, no. 916 (1874 July 18), p. 593.
Illustration related to the story "Louisiana and the rule of terror. A female figure of Justice swinging sword of Law into ranks of White Men's League, who are standing on body of African American man. Illus. i... More
Cartoon relating to Republican defeat of Tammany Hall candidates in 1875 elections. Uncle Sam is warning elephant ("Republican vote") to avoid entering "Reformed Tammany Hall", having just emerged, sweating, fr... More
Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1875 Nov. 20. Reference copy may be in LOT 4405. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Tammany Hall; Pol. elections...; Cartoons, US Nov... More
Columbia holding papers of congratulations from William Von Bismarck, Alexander II, V.E. Manuel, United States, Austria, and Poland. Behind her stand some of the men from whom she received the papers. A jester ... More
One cartoon shows Indian on wheeled platform in front of War Dept. with Interior Dept. across the street. The other cartoon shows two men lifting rag baby to "Inflation bridge (sighs) size, with sign "Democrati... More
Print shows ghostly Union soldiers standing behind graves outside a fort with Washington, D.C. in the background. Title from item. Published in Harper's weekly, v. 20, no. 1032, 1876 October 7, pp. 812-813. Ben... More
Children trying to keep wolf, with collar "Democrat", and tag, "foreign Roman church," out of door with sign "The public-school system is the bulwark of the American republic and for its security the applicatio... More
African American man kneeling by bodies of murdered African American people. In background sign reads, "the White Liners were here." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 Sept. 2, p. 712.
Cartoon showing statue of Andrew Jackson sitting on hog atop tomb, "To the victors belong the spoils--A. Jackson". Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 April 28, p. 325.
Native man, "This is the Noble Red Man", standing on a chest of drawers between Carl Schurz, of the "Interior Department", and General Philip Sheridan, of the "War Department"; a peace pipe extends from his poc... More
Discovering fraud, corruption, etc..; related to Carl Schurz's attitude as Secy. of the Interior toward Indian Bureau. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1878 Jan. 26. Reference copy may be in LOT 4391 H. This record ... More
Cartoon shows James Gordon Bennett, publisher of N.Y. Herald presenting armed Indians with farm implements labelled "Work or starve." Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1879 Nov. 8), p. 892. Ref. copy may be in SSF (... More
One illustration, on page with advertisements, showing Indian pointing to dock with sign "steamers for Europe" with crowds of people departing. Another illustration showing man carrying North Pole. Illus. in: H... More
African American in bg., resting on cotton bale, says "my day is coming." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, (1879 Feb. 8), cover. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - Predjudice and Antipathies. This record contains unveri... More
Skeleton "solid Southern shot gun" holding shotgun at polls, to prevent African Americans from voting. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 23, no. 1190 (1879 Oct. 18), p. 821.
Cartoon showing Thomas F. Bayard holding on to tail of Democratic donkey, which is going over cliff, and man standing by Republican elephant, which is lying on ground; the White House in background, with flag "... More
Two cartoons, the left image showing Secretary Schurz saying to Indians, "Wilful waste makes woful [sic] want." The right image showing an "iron-clad" and fort made of playing cards surrounded by text: "We are ... More
Woman, on shore of Ireland, holding up a sign for help to American ships; her foot rests on rock enscribed "we are starving". Family huddled behind her. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1880 Feb. 28, p. 129.
James G. Blaine as rhinoceros to Perry Belmont as badger: "I hope you will treat me as a gentleman. I am not in a police court to be badgered". Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v.26 (1882 May 13), p. 301. Reference ... More
Top illustration satirizing "reported alliance between the Mormons and Indians". Bottom illustration shows Jewish refugees from Russia with their belongings, in a marine terminal in the United States. Illus. in... More
Cartoon concerning Irish and Chinese immigration to the United States, showing "Fritz" and "Pat" seated at table talking. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1882 March 25, p. 192.
Cartoon showing Republican elephant hanging onto Democratic tiger which is hanging onto Chinaman's pig-tail who is hanging onto branch of Liberty Tree which is being uprooted to topple all over cliff into rocky... More
Sobbing, chiande elephant by sign "Barnum's American Dungeon", with America personified as eagle and Englad as lion. Engraving by Th. Nast. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1882), p. 351. This record contains unver... More
Illustration shows Mark Twain holding a copy of Prince and the Pauper as he stands at the border of Canada surrounded by vegetables and a barrel of flour, after Canada denied copyright for Prince and the Pauper... More