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Item # 176502

December 23, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1899  Front full pg. illus. of "The Last Message." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Major-General John R. Brooke, U.S.A" and "Major-General Leonard Wood, U.S.V." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The British Military Observation Balloon at Ladysmith." 1/3 pg. illus. "The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Drilling Near De Aar." Full pg. of illus. of "At the National Capitol."
Doublepage centerfold of "In Papa's Absence - Uncle John Undertakes to Impersonate Santa Claus, But Forgets to Make the Acquaintance of the Dogs." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Captain Taylor's Guns Going Through a Mud Hole on the Road Between Arayat and Cabiao." Full pg. of illus. of "Incidents of General Lawton's Second Advance on San Isidro." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Specimen of Road Between Arayat and Cabiao Over Which Our Troops Marched in a Pouring Rain During the Advance on San Isidro."
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.

Category: 1890-1899