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Item # 173992

December 18, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 18, 1875. Full front full pg. Nast illus. titled: "Post Haste--Let This Be the Fastest (Male) Mail on Record." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Obsequies of Henry Wilson" including "...The Procession Passing St. Paul's Church, New York" and "...The Remains Lying in State in Doric Hall, Boston, Massachusetts." Four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "Obsequies of Henry Wilson - Scenes at Natick." 1/3 pg. portrait of "William B. Astor." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Burial of a Martyr in the Catacombs of Rome." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Prison Life on Blackwell's Island - The Breakfast Hour." Nice full pg. print: "Athletic Games at Gilmore's Concert Garden, New York" has  7 vignettes including one of a "velocipede race" (bicycles. Fullpg: "Chatham Street, New York"  Supplement contains a full back pg. illus. of "The Uses of a Target Company."
Complete in sixteen pages.

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Category: 1870-1879