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Chicago scenes... The Great Eastern (steamship)...

Item # 172292

September 10, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1859  The front page features a third-page view of 'The City of Portland, Maine' and a third-page illustration of "The 'Great Eastern' Steamship Ready For Sea" with an accompanying article.  Inside has a one-third page illustration of 'The City of Chicago' which includes 9 scenes as well as a half page illustration "Part of the Illinois Central Railroad Depot at Chicago". The doublepage centerfold is entitled 'The Camp Meeting at Sing Sing'. "Pope Pius the Ninth" article also includes a 1/4 page illustration.  This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.
Sixteen pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.

Category: 1857-1860