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Houdon's Statue of Washington... Barnum's paper...

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February 26, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 26, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" these latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.
The ftpg. has a print of: "Houdon's Statue of Washington...". Many prints inside include: "Dominican Iron Light House", various items owned by George Washington, "Departure of President Pierce From Eagle Hotel, Concord" & a full bkpg. print of: "Washington Taking Leave of the Army at Whitehall."
Sixteen pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War