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Item # 569049
August 4, 1855
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, August 4, 1855 An early illustrated newspaper which was a predecessor of the more popular Harper's Weekly.
The front page shows: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, at the State House, Boston" Among the prints within are: "East India Silk Worm" "South Sea Islanders at Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)" "View of St. John, New Brunswick" "Squaw Rock at Squantum, Mass." "Kanzas City" (Kansas City) which is an extremely early view of a portion of this town, with related text; "City of Muscatine, Iowa" with related text; "Fort Snelling, Minnesota" with related text; plus more.
Complete in 16 pages, minor loss at the margins, some dirtiness to the front page and a bit of dirtiness within.
Category: Pre-Civil War