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Opening of the Brooklyn elevated railway...
Item # 174980
May 23, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1885 Full front pg. illus. of "The United States Dispatch Boat "Dolphin"." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Opening of the Brooklyn Elevated Railway, May 13." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Edward O. Graves, Chief of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing" and "George V. N. Lothrop, United States Minister to Russia." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Riel Rebellion-Attacking a Canadian Supply Steamer on the Saskatchewan." Twenty-four small portraits of men under the title "The Revised Version of the Old Testament-The American and English Companies of Revisers." Three 1/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Inter State Military Drill at Mobile, Alabama, May 6-9." Full pg. illus. of "The New Dynamite Balloon."
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.