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The Baltimore flood of 1868...

Item # 173224

August 08, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1868  The front page of the issue features and article on "The Maryland Flood" and has three illustrations 'The Great Flood in Maryland--Destruction of the Fayette St. Bridge, Baltimore'. and two smaller ones with an additional half page illustration inside also. A half page illustration entitled "Inauguration of the Luther Monument at Worms".
A full page illustration "Sunday Morning In the Fourth Ward, New York". An article entitled "The 'Wickedest Man' As He Is" refers to John Allen of New York and has four accompanying illustration in regards to his dance-hall and house as well as an illustration of him and his son, Chester.  A half page illustration 'Hunting the Polar Bear'. An article 'A Lobster Factory' also has four small illustrations.  A 1/6 page illustration of "The Late Emanuel Leutzke, the Artist" and a 1/4 page illustration of "Hon. James Brooks, of New York." The back page features a Thomas Nast political cartoon "One Vote Less".
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1866-1869