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Great baseball print: The Chicago Baseball Club in uniform...

Item # 174708

October 14, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1882  The full ftpg. is a political print by Thomas Nast: "The New Angelic Flying Machine". Inside has a fullpg. print showing: "The Rival Teams--Mr. Work's 'Dick Swiveller' and 'Edward' and Mr. Vanderbilt's 'Earlyl Rose' and 'Aldine' " showing two in a buggy race. Two prints of: "The City of William Penn"; a nice fullpg. of: "The Pastor's Visit" showing a minister visiting an African-American family. Another fullpg. shows: "A Fox Hunt on the Newport Downs". A halfpg. shows: "The Burning of the Mississippi Steamboat 'Robert E. Lee...Near Yucatan Plantation, Louisiana" and a nearly quarter pg. print of "Alexander H. Stephens, Governor-Elect of Georgia". 
But the prime print in this issue is the very nice half page print captioned:"The Chicago Base-Ball Club" showing all eleven baseball players in their uniforms of the day.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: 1880-1889

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