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Item # 173482

January 28, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 28, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert C. Schenck, United States Minister to England." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "A Dance of Moblots in Paris." 1/2 pg. illus of "Artillery Practice in Paris." (Soldiers, Guns). 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Listening." (Two small girls by a window). A full pg. illus. of "The Snow Ball of the Season." (Children playing in the snow with a giant snow ball). Full pg. illus. entitled "The Departure of a Post Balloon from Paris." (Hot Air Balloon).
Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Desolated Homes in France-Praying for Peace." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Only a Rabbit." Also, a 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Here They Come." A 1/3 pg. illus. of "Autumn-Head Quarters of Garibaldi in Eastern France." Ten illus. pertaining to "Nights Near the North Pole." (Polar Bear, Magdalena Bay, Spitzenbergen, Aurora, Norway).

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Category: 1870-1879