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Very graphic issue on President Garfield's assassination...



Item # 662836

July 16, 1881

THE ILLUSTRATED POLICE NEWS, Boston, July 16, 1881 

* President James A. Garfield assassination
* Prints - illustrations


A banner across the masthead announces: "THE PRESIDENT ASSASSINATED" with 3 ftpg. prints on Garfield's assassination. Pg. 2 column heads: "ASSASSINATION" "President Garfield The Victim" "Two Bullets Lodged in His Body by a Disappointed Office-Seeker" and more.
Also most of a pg. taken up with a dramatic print showing the assassination, and the full bkpg. has 5 more prints including one of: "Guiteau the Assassin".
Sixteen pages, some foxing and light staining with a bit of spine wear.

Category: Post-Civil War