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Long Branch... Mauch Chunk...

Item # 173340

September 18, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1869 The front page illustration is of the 'New Mercantile Library Building, San Francisco, California'. A full page illustration is of 'Plaza De Armas, Havana, Showing the Captain-General's Palace.' Two half page illustrations are 'Boat House of the London Rowing Club on the Thames' and "The Crab-Tree Inn, on the Thames". The majority of the doublepage centerfold is 'Long Branch by Moonlight'. A full page illustration is "Choice Breeds of Poultry Recently Imported from Ireland" which shows 11 breeds. An article "Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania" also features a half page illustration 'View of Mauch Chunk, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.'  A half page illustration is "Workmen Laying the Concrete Pavement in New York City". The backpage features a political cartoon by Thomas Nast.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text. 

Category: 1866-1869