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The stock market crash... Canvas-back Ducks on Chesapeake Bay...

Item # 173356

November 13, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1869. The front page illustration is of 'The Lincoln Monument in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York' with related article. Interesting one-third pg. illus: 'Mowing With the Camel in the N.Y. Central Park'. A nearly full page 'Canvas-back Ducks on Chesapeake Bay'. An article on "Dr. Cumming" also features a nice illustration of Rev. John Cumming. A nearly half page illustration is "Mowing with the Camel in the New York Central Park".  "The Old North Dutch Church" article features a quarter page illustration of the fire. Two pages feature full illustrations "An Invalid Going South for the Winter - Scene on Board a Southern-Bound Steamer from New York" and "Ruined" which is of a family dealing with Stock market loss issues.  'Indigo Manufacture in Tirhoot, Lower Bengal' and 'Smokers on the Himalayas' shows a new way of smoking tobacco. A half page illustration "Guebres Paying Homage to the Setting Sun" [Parsees]. The back page features a Thomas Nast political cartoon.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1866-1869