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Item # 176214

March 20, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1897  Full front page illus. of "The Seventh Power of Europe." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Zoological Gardens of Europe." Full pg. of illus. of "Scenes from the New Play 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles' as Performed at the Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York."
Doublepage centerfold of "New York Sky Scrapers - The Effective Change Wrought by these Buildings on the City's Appearance within a Few Years." 1/2 pg. illus. of "On Board a Modern Cattle Ship - A Morning Visit Among the Stock." Full pg. of illus. of "Chicago's Art Festival - given by the Central Art Association at the Art Institute, March 4." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Spain's Troubles in the Philippines - Recent Execution at Manila of Rebels, Including three Native Roman Catholic Priests." 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