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Great view of the national capital...

Item # 174666

May 20, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1882   Full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Fiendish Assassins--Poor Ireland, Save me from my friends!". Over halfpg: "The Old Church at Sleepy Hollow". Great doublepage centerfold: "Our National Capital, Viewed from the South" is a terrific bird's-eye-view of the city, showing the Capitol, the White House, the partially completed Washington Monument, and so much more. Thomas Nast "(Dis-) 'Honors Are Easy.' Now Both Parties Have Something To Hang On." which includes the Republican Elephant in the political illustration.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: 1880-1889