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Ballooning... Homer print...
Item # 172296
September 24, 1859
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1859 The frontpage features a text article with 2 illustrations on 'Transatlantic Ballooning' showing 'Professor C. Lowe' and the 'Interior of the Balloon Basket' plus inside the issue is a fullpage illustration of: 'The New Air Ship City of New York'. The doublepage centerfold is by Winslow Homer and is entitled 'The Grand Review at Camp Massachusetts, Near Concord, September 9, 1859'. Two views of the famous ship 'The Great Eastern', one being an interior scene. 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.