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Item # 177519

April 24, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Dreadnought" by W. A. Rogers.

This issue has photos of "Travels With an Ex-President"; a photo of "Mrs. T. Suffern Tailer, of New York" and "A King of the Ring." There is also a double page illustration by Kemble called "Uncle Sam: 'Say, You Old Birds, Stop Your Scrapping and Finish Up That Job, I'm Badly in Need of that Particular Article.' " and a full page illustration of "The Social Whirl" by J. N. Howitt and there are photos of "The Aeronautics of Bridge-Building." There is an ad for "Is Shakespeare Dead?" by Mark Twain plus 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