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Louis Bleriot flew across the English Channel....
Item # 177531
July 31, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Man Who Flew Across the English Channel."
This issue has articles of "Mountain-Climbing by Balloon" by Joseph K. Hutchinson; "The World Mechanism of the Wheat" by Herbert N. Casson and there is a photo of "A Transplanted "Peter Pan." There is also in this issue a double page illustration of "The Wrong Brothers, Who Tried to Fly too High" by E. W. Kemble and a full page illustration of "Putting the New Machine Together" by H. S. Watson. Also in this issue are photos of "The Second Cruise of the 'Half-Moon'" and a full page illustration of "The First Quarrel" by James Montgomery Flagg 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