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Item # 205041

December 03, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, December 3, 1853. This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the following woodcuts: Rail shooting, ftpg. - Court house, Bangor, Maine - City Hall, Bangor, Maine (plus others) - James the first hunting in Windsor Forest - Black and Tongue Mountains, from Sabbath Day Point, Lake George, bkpg. - View of the city of Saccai, in Japanand more. There is text as well along with these prints. Nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War