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Item # 172188

September 11, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1858  The front page features a full page illustration entitled 'The Atlantic Cable Celebration--The Niagaras in Broadway'. Inside an half page illustration 'The Ruins of the Quarantine Establishment, on Staten Island'. Two more full page illustrations on celebrations for the Atlantic Cable completion, including: 'Firemen Lighting their Torches in Union Square' and 'Presentation to Cyrus W. Field in the Crystal Palace'. An article "Cherbourg" with accompanying illustration on "The New Basin At Cherbourg"
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1857-1860