Boston Public Library
Exhibitions

All Works

Below are all the works that were on view during the exhibition.

Spring in the city

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 17 April 1858, p. 248.

 

The Boston Common

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 22 May 1858, p. 329.

 

The bathe at Newport

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 4 September 1858, p. 568.

 

Picknicking in the woods

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 4 September 1858, p. 569.

 

Husking the corn in New England

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 13 November 1858, p. 728.

 

Driving home the corn

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 13 November 1858, p. 729.

 

The dance after the husking

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 13 November 1858, p. 729.

 

Thanksgiving Day — Ways and means

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 27 November 1858, p. 760.

 

Thanksgiving Day — The dinner

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 27 November 1858, p. 761.

 

Thanksgiving Day — The dance

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 27 November 1858, p. 761.

 

Skating at Boston

Harper’s Weekly, Volume III, 12 March 1859, p. 173.

 

March winds

Harper’s Weekly, Volume III, 2 April 1859, p. 216.

 

April showers

Harper’s Weekly, Volume III, 2 April 1859, p. 216.

 

A cadet hop at West Point

Harper’s Weekly, Volume III, 3 September 1859, p. 568.

 

Fall games — The apple-bee

Harper’s Weekly, Volume III, 26 November 1859, p. 761.

 

A merry Christmas and happy New Year

Harper’s Weekly, Volume III, 24 December 1859, pp. 824-825.

 

A snow slide in the city

Harper’s Weekly, Volume IV, 14 January 1860, p. 25.

 

The drive in the Central Park, New York, September, 1860

Harper’s Weekly, Volume IV, 15 September 1860, pp. 584-585.

 

Thanksgiving Day, 1860. — The two great classes of society

Harper’s Weekly, Volume IV, 1 December 1860, pp. 760-761.

 

Seeing the old year out

Harper’s Weekly, Volume V, 5 January 1861, pp. 8-9.

 

The New Year — 1869

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XIII, 9 January 1869, p. 20.

 

The skating season – 1862

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 18 January 1862, p. 44

 

Boston evening street scene, at corner of Court and Brattle Streets

Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing – Room Companion, 7 November 1857.

 

Boston street characters

Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing – Room Companion, 9 July 1859.

 

The fountain on Boston Common

Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing Companion, Volume XIII, 15 August 1857, p. 97.

 

A Boston watering-cart

Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing Companion, Volume XIII, 12 September 1857, p. 161.

 

A Parisian ball — Dancing at the Mabille, Paris

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XI, 23 November 1867, p. 744.

 

A Parisian ball — Dancing at the casino

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XI, 23 November 1867, p. 745.

 

“Winter” – A skating scene

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XII, 25 January 1868, p. 52.

 

New England factory life — “Bell-time.”

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XII, 25 July 1868, p. 472.

 

Christmas – Gathering evergreens

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 25 December 1858, p. 820.

 

The Christmas tree

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 25 December 1858, p. 820.

 

Santa Claus and his presents

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 25 December 1858, p. 821.

 

Christmas out of doors

Harper’s Weekly, Volume II, 25 December 1858, p. 821.

 

The Grand Review at Camp Massachusetts, near Concord, September 9, 1859

Harper’s Weekly, Volume III, 24 September 1859, pp. 616-617.

 

The Inaugural procession at Washington passing the gate of the Capital Grounds

Harper’s Weekly, Volume V, 16 March 1861, p. 161.

 

Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln entering the Senate Chamber before the Inauguration

Harper’s Weekly, Volume V, 16 March 1861, p. 161.

 

The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, at the Capitol, Washington, March 4, 1861

Harper’s Weekly, Volume V, 16 March 1861, pp. 168-169.

 

The advance guard of the Grand Army of the United States crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac, at 2 A.M. on May 24, 1861

Harper’s Weekly, Volume V, 8 June 1861, p. 356.

 

The war — Making havelocks for the volunteers

Harper’s Weekly, Volume V, 29 June 1861, p. 401.

 

A bivouac fire on the Potomac

Harper’s Weekly, Volume V, 21 December 1861, pp. 808-809.

 

Christmas boxes in camp — Christmas, 1861

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 4 January 1862, p. 1.

 

Our army before Yorktown, Virginia

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 3 May 1862, pp. 280-281.

 

Rebels outside their works at Yorktown reconnoitring with dark lanterns

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 17 May 1862, p. 305.

 

The Army of the Potomac — Our outlying picket in the woods

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 7 June 1862, p. 359.

 

News from the war

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 14 June 1862, pp. 376-377.

 

The war for the union, 1862 – A cavalry charge

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 5 July 1862, pp. 424-425.

 

The surgeon at work at the rear during an engagement

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 12 July 1862, p. 436.

 

The war for the union, 1862 – A bayonet charge

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 12 July 1862, pp. 440-441.

 

Our women and the war

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 6 September 1862, pp. 568-569.

 

The Army of the Potomac — A sharp-shooter on picket duty

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 15 November 1862, p. 724.

 

Thanksgiving in camp

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VI, 29 November 1862, p. 764.

 

A shell in the rebel trenches

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VII, 17 January 1863, p. 36.

 

Winter-quarters in camp — The inside of a hut

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VII, 24 January 1863, p. 52.

 

Pay-day in the Army of the Potomac

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VII, 28 February 1863, pp. 136-137.

 

Home from the war

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VII, 13 June 1863, p. 381.

 

The great Russian Ball at the Academy of Music, November 5, 1863

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VII, 21 November 1863, pp. 744-745.

 

“Any thing for me, if you please?” — Post-office of the Brooklyn Fair in aid of the Sanitary Commission

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VIII, 5 March 1864, p. 156.

 

Army of the Potomac — Sleeping on their arms

Harper’s Weekly, Volume VIII, 28 May 1864, pp. 344-345.

 

Holiday in camp — Soldiers playing “foot-ball”

Harper’s Weekly, Volume IX, 15 July 1865, p. 444.

 

Our watering-places — The empty sleeve at Newport

Harper’s Weekly, Volume IX, 26 August 1865, p. 532.

 

Our watering-places — Horse-racing at Saratoga

Harper’s Weekly, Volume IX, 26 August 1865, p. 533.

 

“Our next president”

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XII, 31 October 1868, p. 689.

 

Christmas belles

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XIII, 2 January 1869, p. 8

 

The noon recess

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XVII, 28 June 1873, p. 549.

 

The bathers

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XVII, 2 August 1873, p. 668.

 

The nooning

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XVII, 16 August 1873, p. 725.

 

1860 — 1870

Harper’s Weekly, January 8, 1870

 

“Snap-the-whip”

Harper’s Weekly, Volume XVII, 20 September 1873, pp. 824-825.

 

View in South Market Street, Boston

Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing Companion, Volume XIII, 3 October 1857, p. 209.

 

Sleighing in Haymarket Square, Boston

Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing Companion, Volume XVI, 29 January 1859, p. 72.

 

Pumpkins among the corn

Scribner’s Monthly An Illustrated Magazine For The People, Volume XVI, August 1878, p. 520.

 

Thanksgiving Day — Hanging up the musket

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Volume XXI, December 23, 1865, p. 217.