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The laying of the Atlantic Cable... The Great Eastern...
Item # 173014
August 11, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1866 Front page: 'Review of the N.J. State Militia at Long Branch'. One-third pg: 'The Atlantic Cable--View of Heart's Content, Newfoundland'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'the Girdler's of the Earth: The Atlantic Cable Laid' shows vignettes on the Atlantic cable, including a print of Ben Franklin & Prof. Morse, and a feature illus. of the ship the Great Eastern. Nearly halfpg: 'New Iberia, Louisiana' and 'Alabamians Receiving Rations'. A full page containing three of Henry Ward Beecher's churches.
Complete in sixteen pages.