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Laying the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty...
Item # 174900
August 16, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1884 Nice fullpg. illus: 'Laying the Cornerstone of the Pedestal for the Bartholdi Statue of Liberty'. Full ftpg: 'Honors to the Arctic Dead--the Greely Relief Ships Passing Gov. Island'. Full page Thomas Nast cartoon: "The So-Called 'Intensely American Candidate'". Full page print: "A Distinguished Fisherman Enjoying His Well-Earned Vacation" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.