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The Earthquake in Messina.... W.A. Rogers print... Mark Twain...



Item # 177358

January 30, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has an illustration of "A Solid Man on a Solid Foundation" by W. A. Rogers.

This issue has photos of "Counting the Cost of Messina's Tragedy" and "In the Awful Quiet of Sicily's Awakening." There is a piece of writing by Mark Twain called "The New Planet" and a photo of "An Ascending Star" which is of Miss Hattie Williams. Also in this issue is a double page illustration of "When Congress Adjourns" drawn by E. W. Kemble and a full page illustration of "The Brotherhood of Man" by M. J. Burns. There is an illustration of "The Senatorial Hall of Fame - New York - Depew and Platt" by Kemble and much more.

Other advertisements of the day are included as well, helping to portray life at the turn of the century. 

Category: Harper's Weekly