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Early views of Cincinnati, Nagasaki, and Little Falls, New York...
Item # 669883
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March 26, 1853
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 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 but 48 issues.
Among the many prints are a front page view of: "Cincinnati, Ohio", inside showing: "General View of the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland" "The Naval Academy---Side View" "Acting Midshipman In Costume"; a nice view of: "Nagasaki and Bay, Japan" with other prints of Japan; "Views On the Mohawk---Little Falls, New York" "The New Washington Market, New York" and more.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War