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The New York police... Dancing lunatics...

Item # 172942

December 02, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New  York, December 2, 1865  The full front page is a print of the: "Burning of Rev. Dr. Tyng's Church, Corner of 16th Street and Rutherford Place, New York". Prints within include: "Funeral of Lord Palmerston - The Procession to the Grave in the Interior of Westminster Abbey" "Rev. George W. Gordon, Ringleader in the Jamaica Riots" "The Late Hon. Preston King" "Dredging the Hudson River for the Body of Preston King" "Grand Parade of the Metropolitan Police in New York City".
There is also an interesting full page print which is essentially a political cartoon headed: "Solution of the Labor Question in the South" which shows "ex-slaves" and the "ex-dominant race".
Other prints include: "Grand Parade of the Metropolitan Police in New York City" "Dancing by Lunatics--Ball Given to the Patients of the Insane  Asylum on Blackwell's Island, New York" and prints of: "Francis Solano Lopez, President of Paraguay" "Gen. Bartolome Mitre, President of the Argentine Republic" "H. E. Domingo  F. Sarmiento, Minister of the Argentine Republic and "Chevalier J. M. D'Azambuja, the New Minister from Brazil".
The back page cartoon is captioned: "Magnetic". Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: 1861-1865