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Item # 176202

February 06, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1897  Full front page illus. of "Jean De Reszke as Siegfried Forging the Sword 'Nothung'." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Rapid transit for New York - The Proposed Underground and Elevated Railroad." Eight small portraits of "The New Senators." Full pg. illus. of "Dr. Nansen's Voyage and Adventures in Search of the North Pole."
Full pg. illus. of "New York's Superfluous Snow - How the Street Cleaning Department Handles It." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Colonel Nestor Aranguren y Martinez, of the Insurgent Forces in Cuba." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Major Fonsdeviela, of the Spanish Forces in Cuba, and his Guerillas in Corralfalso Street, Guanabacoa." A serialized story entitled "The Pursuit of the House-Boat. Being Some Further Account of the Doings of the Associated Shades Under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq." by A. Conan Doyle.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.

Category: 1890-1899