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Item # 205746

August 19, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, August 19, 1854. 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: Philadelphia, ftpg. - Springfield, Massachusetts - New arsenal at Springfield, Massachusetts - Court House, Springfield, Massachusetts - Turner's Falls, on the Connecticut River - View of the Hungarian town of Raaband more. There is text as well along with these prints. Nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War