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Wright Brothers fly for King Edward....

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April 17, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  April 17, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Extremes Meet" by W. O. Wilson.

This issue has a painting by George Frederick Watts of "Algernon Charles Swinburne." There are photos of "The Wright Brothers Fly for King Edward" and "A 412-Mile Dog-Team Race." There is also a picture "From a Gallery of Fair Women" and a double page photo spread of "Paintings of Note at the National Academy Exhibition" plus a full page illustration of "Why Jenks was Invited to the Party" by Bayard Jones and "The Senatorial Hall of Fame--Illinois--Cullom and Hopkins" 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