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The circus is coming to town... Thomas Nast...
Item # 173762
October 04, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1873 The full ftpg. features one of the better circus-related prints to be had, captioned "The Circus Coming Into Town" which shows a circus wagon with a band in a procession with other performs, all watched by the townsfolk. A great display item for any collector of circus related material.
Other prints within this issue include a 3/4 pg: "An Audience at the Vatican", halfpg: "Interior of Powers's Studio", two smaller prints of buildings in Florence, Italy; a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "A Midsummer Night's Dream", a fullpg: "Life On a Lumber Raft", a 3/4 pg: "Stayed From the Picnic", a fullpg. with six related prints of: "The Drew Theological Seminary at Madison, New Jersey", and a smaller Nast political cartoon on the back page.