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Opening Race Jerome Park (of Belmont Stakes fame)...

Item # 173212

June 27, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1868  Front 2/3 page illustration by Thomas Nast is of "The Political Niagara." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "Duel Between Colored Men Near Savannah, Georgia" which features an accompanying article. A 2/3 page illustration of "King Theodore, as He Lay Dead at Magala, April 13, 1868." A doublepage centerfold containing two illustrations entitled "The Cadets' Regatta at West Point" and "Opening Race at the Jerome Park, Fordham, New York."  A half page illustration of "Home From the Races." Small illustration of "A Texas Hail Storm-Effect on Houses" and 1/3 page illustration of "A Texas Hail Storm -The Frightened Mules Halted." also features an accompanying article.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1866-1869