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Death of Pennsylvania Railroad President... Waldorf Astoria Hotel Ball...



Item # 676646

February 18, 1897

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1897  This issue has the death report of George Brooke Roberts, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, along with an accompanying image.  George Roberts was the 1st vice-president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and, as a civil engineer, oversaw the building of Broad Street Station in Philadelphia.
Also included in this issue are beautiful illustrations: "FIFTH AVENUE AFTER A SNOW-STORM", a centerfold image of a ball at the original Waldorf Astoria Hotel, "MRS. BRADLEY MARTIN'S FAMOUS FANCY-DRESS BALL?", and more.
A great issue for framing and display!
Complete in 16 pages with small eraser size stains in the masthead (see images).

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

Category: 1890-1899