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Salisbury Connecticut... Hunterstown, Canada...
Item # 659742
June 10, 1854
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, June 10, 1854
* Andrew Jackson
* The Tocconuc Mountains
This particular issue has the following woodcuts: Monument to the late Richard Johnson, at Frankfort, Kentucky - Equestrian Statue of Andrew Jackson, at Washington - Tocconuc Mountains, and Twin Lakes, Salisbury, Connecticut - Site of the Revolutionary Foundry, Salisbury, Connecticut - Lumbering establishment at Hunterstown, Canada and more. All prints have corresponding text.
Note: This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time.
Category: Pre-Civil War