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Great UNITED STATES CAPITOL BUILDING Pre Civil War Era PRINT 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890516735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 19, 1856 * United States Capitol Building Formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but preceding it by several years. The ftpg. has an allegorical illus. of the: "State of Illinois" with an article on the state. The prime feature of the issue is a great double page centerfold of the: "National Capitol" in Washington, D.C., showing it as it will look in the future with the extensions and new dome. A related article as well. Another full pg. has 3 prints of modes of transportation in India, and another pg. has a print of: "A Southern Planter's Home In Alabama". Sixteen pages, bit of minor foxing near margins, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:12

$46.00
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USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490513919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855 * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:32

$38.00
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BRONZE STATUE Old City Hall Boston DEDICATION 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391470936097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL DRAWING-ROOM COMPANION, Boston, October 11, 1856 * Benjamin Franklin bronze statue * Old City Hall, Boston dedication Within this issue are prints captioned: "Tufts College, Somerville, Massachusetts" "Warwick Castle" "The Village Postman" with a full back page print of: "The French Soldiers' Return From War". The prime print is the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Inauguration Of The Statue Of Franklin" in Court Square, Boston" with a related article headed: "Inauguration of the Franklin Statue, Boston". This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actuall... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:22

$42.00
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