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President Taft on Vacation....

Item # 177535

August 28, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Chief Umpire of the Great War Game."

This issue has an article and photos of "How Boston was Taken" by William Inglis. There is an illustration of "A Book-Worm's Paradise" by Vernon Howe Bailey and there is a photo of "An Artist in Musical Monologue." Also in this issue is a photo spread of "With the President on His Vacation" and there is a double page photo of "Entertaining a King on $17,500 a Year." Also included is an illustration of "The Wrecker" by J. A. Williams and a full page photo spread of "Scenes from the Front in Spain's Moorish War." Plus there is an illustration of "A Gallery of Golfers--H. H. Hilton, The English Crack, is an Amphibious Player" 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