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P. T. Barnum's museum destroyed by fire...

Item # 656194

July 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 29, 1865  The ftpg. has 2 prints of the great fire at Barnum's Museum in New York City. Plus the double page foldout centerfold is a large & very dramatic print showing Barnum's building on fire with hundreds of spectators & firemen--including fire engines--in the foreground.
Inside has prints of: "The Tropical Fruit Trade...Unloading Cargoes at Burling Slip, New York" and "Buying & Selling Tropical Fruits at Burling Slip".
Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition. The foldout centerfold is in great condition.

Category: Post-Civil War