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Shipwreck of the 'Margaret Tyson'...

Item # 172226

January 22, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1859  Front 1/2 page illustration of "Shipwrecked Sailors of the 'Margaret Tyson' on the Ship's House." A text article "Is Charles Dickens Coming to This Country?"  Inside includes many illustration pertaining to "The Loss of the Steamer 'C. Vanderbilt'" including "The Passengers in the Relief House," "The Journey Across the Island," "Landing in the Surf," and "The 'C. Vanderbilt' Ashore on Fisher's Island." Two 1/2 page illustrations of "Appearance of a Tiger, and Flight of the Bearers" and "The Traveler Beset by Wolves, Hyenas, and Jackals." (Hunting).
Many illustrations pertaining to "Incidents of Travel on the Tehuantepec Route" including "The Padre of Mazatlan," "The Sexton of Mazatlan," "Image in the Church at San Juan Guichicovi," "San Juan Guichicovi," "Religious Dance at Ocotsocono," "The Padre's Niece," and "Suchil." 1/2 page illustration of "Hon. William Preston, Our New Minister to Spain."
The issue is complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.

Category: 1857-1860