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Saratoga Lake racing... Mormon Tabernacle... Nast political cartoons...
Item # 173552
September 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1871 The frontpage has the very famous Thomas Nast print: 'TOO THIN!' which is displayable. Inside is a fullpage illustration 'International Boat Race On Saratoga Lake' along with the an illustration of the "The Ward Brothers, Winners of the Saratoga International Regatta". A halfpage 'The Union Torpedo Explosion In Beekman Street, New York'. A great and doublepage centerfold is entitled ''Sacrament' In The Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah'. Another fullpage Thomas Nast cartoon is "The American River Ganges - The Priests and the Children". Another print has: "The Fulton Street Prayer-Meeting." "The New fountain Presented to the city of Cincinnati" is also a fullpage illustration. The issue is complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.