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The Death of Mark Twain....

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May 07, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, dated May 7, 1910  The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Nation's Leading "Fan."" which shows President Taft throwing out the first ball at the Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Athletics game.

In this issue, there is an illustration of "Training the Cabinet Birds" by Kemble. There is an article with photos of "A Diana in Africa" by H. R. Helene de France, Duchess of Aosta. There is a photo spread of "Last Honors to Mark Twain" and a photo of "In a Comedy of Matrimony." The double page illustration is of "The Early Struggles of a Benedick--Carving" by R. F. Schabelitz and there is a full page illustration of "The New Scholar" by Walter Biggs plus much more.

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

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Category: Harper's Weekly