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Published by P. T. Barnum...
Item # 669879
January 29, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853
* Published by P. T. Barnum
The ftpg. features a print of the U.S. Steam Frigate 'Fulton' entering Havana harbor.
The back page has a fascinating article and print captioned: "The Misses Fox--The Original Rappers..." with the article headed: "The Rappers" (rap music?). A curious item.
Other prints within include "Cock Fighting in Havana" "Little Crow Village, On the Mississippi" a "View of the Hudson River, Near Newburgh" and more.
Near the back it notes this is: "Barnum & Beach's New Paper" and listing: "P. T. Barnum, Special Partner..." with more.
Sixteen pages, various foxing, good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War