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A golf-themed print on the front page...

Item # 636828

July 31, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 

* William Thomas Smedley
* Golfing illustrations

The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with men golfers in the backround (see). 
Elsewhere in the issue: full pg. of illus. of "The Sixteenth International Convention of the Societies of Christian Endeavor, at San Francisco, July 7-12." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Mr. Frederick Macmonnies's Group for Prospect Park, Brooklyn." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Esplanade and Driveways along the Schuykill River at Fairmount Park, Philadelphia." Full pg. of illus. of "The Passing of the Famous Suspension Bridges Across the Niagara Gorge."; doublepage centerfold of: "The International Exposition at Stockholm, Sweden - People and Scenes Around the Fair Grounds." Full pg. of illus. of "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike, Northwest Territory - Views at Juneau and Along the Chilkoot Pass Route to the Yukon."
Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

Category: 1890-1899