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Views of Manhattan and the Bronx...

Item # 176222

April 17, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1897  Full front page illus. of "The United States Battle Ship 'Iowa' Making Seventeen Knots an Hour." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "From the Seventy-Second Annual Exhibition of the National Academy of Design." Full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Unveiling of the Monument to Emperor William I., At Berlin, March 22" 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Enlarged Grand Central Railroad Station, Borough of Manhattan." Several illus. of "The Greater New York." Full pg. of illus. of "The Mississippi River Floods - Scenes in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Mississippi River Floods - Construction of Revetment Work by the United States Government to Protect the Banks and to Prevent Destructive Overflows."
Doublepage centerfold of "Greater New York - Views in the Boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx." Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Greater New York" including "- Two of the City's Pleasure Grounds" and "- In Greenwich Village and Chelsea, Borough of Manhattan."  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