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Valentine's Day theme to the front page illustration..

Item # 173696

February 15, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1873 A Valentine issue with the front full page illustration: "Robbing the United States Mail." showing a women sneaking envelopes from an angelic "mailman".
Inside is a full page illustration of "Mount of Olives and Valley of Jehoshaphat." Full page illustration containing several smaller illustrations of "Knebworth Park, Seat of the Late Right Hon. Lord Lytton." with an accompanying article.
A dramatic full page illustration of "Snow Bound" which depicts a frozen covered wagon with an accompanying article. Full page illustration of "Sliding on the Hill" of kids sledding on a snow pile in the streets.  1/3 page portrait of" Hon. Oakes Ames." A half page illustration of "The Mounted Policeman." 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Venetian Fruit Boat."
Complete in 16 pages.

Category: 1870-1879