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Fourth of July fireworks celebration in New York...

Item # 172276

July 16, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1859  The front page of features a half page: "Scene on the Morning After the late Terrible Accident on the Michigan Southern Railroad" and a 1/4 page illustration "Marshal Macmahon". Inside includes a full page: "The War in Italy - the Emperor Napoleon at the Battle of Magenta" and a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Fireworks at New York on the Evening of the 4th of July, as Seen From Brooklyn Heights" which shows the New York City skyline. 
This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.

Category: 1857-1860

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