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Item # 173708

March 29, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873  Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Full page "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central Jersey". Two prints re: "St. Patrick's Day" show a definite bias against the Irish.
Full page advertisement for P.T. Barnum's "Great Traveling World's Fair for the Campaign of 1873" which contains Barnum's signature at the bottom.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1870-1879