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Item # 173274
January 30, 1869
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, dated January 30, 1869 The frontpage features a fullpage illustration of 'Great Fire in Philadelphia - Destruction of Caldwell's Jewelry Establishment on Chestnut Street' shows a large building in flames, with a fire engine and fire fighters. Inside is 'The Chicago River Tunnel' which shows 5 views. 'View of the New Hospital at Cincinnati, Ohio' also has an accompanying article. 'Little Street Peddlers Before the Commissioners of Charity, New York City', 'The Franking Abuse - Free Bags Leaving the Washington Post Office', 'The Naval Academy Ball at Annapolis, Maryland, January 8, 1869', and 'Reception Room at General Grant's Head-Quarters, Washington, D.C.' are all half-page illustrations. "The Highlands of Brazil - Fortnightly Slave Muster at the Casa Grande, Morro Velho" features an accompanying article.
The issue is complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.