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Item # 596701

March 29, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873

* Mardi Gras - New Orleans

Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Fullpage "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast double page centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central Jersey". Two prints re: "St. Patrick's Day" show a definite bias against the Irish.

Fullpage advertisement for P.T. Barnum's "Great Traveling World's Fair for the Campaign of 1873".

The issue is complete in 16 pages, in very good condition and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1870-1879