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Item # 175012

September 12, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1885  The full front is a print: "On Board the Puritan-Getting Aft the Main Sheet."
Among the prints inside are a full page with many smaller prints pertaining to: "Sketches from the Burlesque Opera "The Mikado."; a half page: "The Bicycle Tournament at Hartford-The Mile Race for Amateurs."; a half page: "The British Cutter Genesta in Dry Dock."
The doublepage centerfold shows: "On Board the Puritan-Muzzling the Jib-Topsail."; a full page by famed artist Thomas Nast: "A Fair Challenge to a Politician." a quarter page: "The Statue of Oliver Hazard Perry, at Newport, Rhode Island."; a one-third page: "The Battle of Lake Erie, September 10, 1814."
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.

Category: 1880-1889