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Mauch Chunk... Alaska...

Item # 634122

October 12, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 

* Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe)
* Early Alaska scenes

The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: "Illinois--The Growing Industries in the United States--Curing & Packing American Beef...". Also three prints from: "Alaska--The Great Fur-Seal Island in Behring Sea".
Attached is the "Supplement" on the "Princess Alice Disaster" which has several related prints.
Twenty pages, a mended tear to an unrelated leaf with a small hole, otherwise quite nice.

Category: Post-Civil War