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Published by P. T. Barnum...
Item # 649077
April 16, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853 The cover has: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer", with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment. Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works", "The Baltimore Lottery", "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad", and views related to Matanzas, Cuba and both Buenos Aries and Valdivia, South America. Page 255 provides information regarding the publishers: P.T. Barnum (special partner) and H.D. & A.E. Beach.
Complete in 16 pages, some light browning and a few margin tears, but overall good.
Category: Pre-Civil War