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Naval expedition to Panama... Odlum's fatal leap from the Brooklyn Bridge...
Item # 174982
May 30, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1885 Full front pg. portrait of "Victor Hugo." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Le Parlementaire" (The Flag of Truce)-Alphonse De Neuville's Last Picture." Six small portraits of: "Alphonse Marie De Neuville, Lieutenant A. L. Howard, Lieutenant E. C. Fitch, Tenth (Canadian) Grenadiers, Thomas Pettit, Champion Court Tennis Player, G. N. Torrey, Winner of the Drill Prize at New Orleans, and Robert E. Odlum." Note that Robert Odlum was the first person to jump from the new Brooklyn Bridge, dying in the attempt.
Also in this issue are two 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Late Frederick T. Frelinghuysen" and "Walder Fearn, United States Minister to Greece, Etc." Full pg. illus. of "The Jesup Collection of American Woods." Full pg. illus. of "Parade of the New York Coaching Club, May 23." Also, a full pg. illus. of "The Rockaway Hunt Club Meeting." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The United States Naval Expedition to the Isthmus of Panama" including "Disembarking at Aspinwall" and "A Halt on the Panama Railroad."
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages..