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Item # 176468

August 26, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  August 26, 1899  Full front page illus. of "Captain Alfred Dreyfus." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Dreyfus Trial - Prominent Figures at the Hearings." Full pg. of illus. of "Smitten Puerto Rico - Havoc Wrought by Cyclone and Flood in Our New Possession." Four portraits of "Commanding Officers of Volunteer Regiments Now Being Formed for Service in the Philippines." Two small portraits of "Winston Churchill" (the American Novelist) and "Mrs. Hugo Gerald De Bathe." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Sending Relief to Puerto Rico - The Departure of the U.S. Army Transport 'McPherson,' Loaded with Provisions for the Sufferers, August 16." Four small portraits of "Rev. Simon john McPherson, Charles J. Stille, Juan Isidro Jiminez, and Robert W. E. Von Bunsen." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Yacht Racing in England - Regatta Week at Cowes."
Full pg. illus. of "Oil Fields in Los Angeles, California - The Transformation of a Residence District." Full pg. illus. of "Prosperity in the South - The Crowded Wharves of Galveston, Texas." 1/2 pg. illus. of "New York Breathes Freely Again - Richard Croker's Return to the City From England, August 12." Four illus. pertaining to "Herreshoff's of Bristol." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Crew of 'Columbia,' Defender of the America's Cup." Full pg. of illus. of "Climbing the Cascade Mountains - The Annual Outing of the Mazama Club."
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.

Category: 1890-1899