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Denver print... Card-playing in New Mexico...
Item # 175180
April 23, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1887
The entire ftpg. is a print by R. F. Zogbaum captioned: "The Prairie Letter Box" showing a cowboy on horseback dropping a letter in a mail box.
Other prints in this issue including a fullpg. with 5 vignettes of: "The Celebration of the Columbia College Centennial"; two-thirds of a page with 3 prints on: "The Great Fire at St. Augustine, Florida" which includes a print of "The St. Augustine Hotel, Cathedral. & Old Slave Market Before the Fire."
There is a great double page centerfold of: "The City of Denver, and Mountain Scenes in Colorado" done by Charles Graham which includes 7 prints including a nice skyline view of the city of Denver. Also a halfpg. political cartoon by Rogers: "The Returned Prodigal Shows Signs of Relapse"; a small print of "Count Lyof N. Tolstoy"" and a nice full page print by famed Western artist Frederic Remington: "A Quarrel Over Cards--A Sketch From a New Mexican Ranch".
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.