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Fireboats of New York... The dead horse festival...
Item # 174716
November 11, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1882 The front page of the issue is comprised of a nice fullpage illustration 'A Fire at a New York Dock -- The River Fire Brigade at Work' which is a good view of a fire boat fighting a ship fire. Inside the issue is a three-quarter page 'The Burning of the Park Theatre'. The doublepage centerfold is of 'The New York Pension Agency' and three-quarter page 'The Dead Horse Festival' with 3 scenes. This issue also includes a story which features two illustrations by A.B. Frost and political cartoons by Thomas Nast.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.