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Wreck of the "Islander"... Honorable Roscoe Conkling...

Item # 173062

January 26, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 26, 1867. Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Hon. Roscoe Conkling, New York Senator Elect." Also a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Rescue of the Crew of the Wrecked Tug "Islander"." Inside contains many illus. pertaining to "The Mine Explosion in England" including "...The Explosion," "...Descent of Volunteers," "...Dead and Mangled Bodies," and "...The Funeral." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Railroad Snow Plow-How Snow Drifts are Removed From Railroad Tracks." Dblpgctrfld. containing nine large illus. and six small illus. pertaining to "The Adventures of a Missing Man; or, Twenty-Four Hours in the Metropolis." (Peter Morris). There are also two 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "Children's Social Gathering in Brooklyn" and "Dedication of Kane Masonic Lodge."
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.

Category: 1866-1869