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Andersonville, The Great Eastern, and Atlantic telegraph cable prints...
Item # 582507
September 23, 1865
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, September 23, 1865
* Andersonville Civil War prison
* Atlantic cable
Half of the ftpg: "The Last Great Wall Street Sensation--Mr. Edward Ketchum, Before Judge Hogan...On A Criminal Charge." A halfpage: "The Breaking Of The Atlantic Telegraph Cable On board The Great Eastern." Graphic sewn-in doublepage centerfold: "The Horrors Of Andersonville--The Midnight Vision Of The Murderer." Also a 6 by 4 3/4 inch illustration of: Champ Ferguson, The Notorious Gorilla, On Trial At Nashville." Same page has three illustration "The First House Owned By President Johnson" "The Residence Of President Johnson" and "Andrew Johnson's Tailor-Shop". Large illustration of: "Professor Hermann, The Prestidigiteur, Now Performing At The Academy Of Music" and a 3 by 9 view: "League Island, At Terminus Of Broad Street, Philadelphia."
Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.
Category: Post-Civil War