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Buffalo Soldier... "Saddle Up!" Frederic Remington on the front page... Polo at Newport...
Item # 175114
September 4, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1886
The full front page is a very nice (and famous) Frederic Remington print: "Abandoned" which has a Western theme. There is a related article on an inside page: "Our Soldiers In the Southwest" which also has a Remington print titled: "Saddle Up", which includes two buffalo soldiers (black soldiers). Also within the issue is a nice full page political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Liberty Is Not Anarchy", a halfpg: "Smuggling On the Rio Grande". There is also a very nice & dramatic doublepg. centerfold: "The International Polo Tournament at Newport", and a fullpg: "The Trial Yacht Races"; halfpg: "International Canoe Race at Grindstone Island".
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.