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Desirable print of Billy Bowlegs... Yachting...

Item # 695815

June 12, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1858 

* Billy Bowlegs - Florida Seminoles Indians Chief

An article "Billy Bowlegs in New Orleans" features a nice full figure illustration of: 'Billy Bowlegs, Chief of the Seminoles' which includes his signature and year date plus 3 other Indians including 'Ben Bruno, Negro Slave and Favorite'.
The front page article "A Visit to Captain Howes, of The Schooner 'Mobile'" also features a half-page illustration "The British Officer Boarding the 'Mobile' and a smaller illustration 'Side of the 'Mobile,' Showing the Mark of the Rifle-Ball". A text article on "Luncan's Light". "Philip St. George Cooke, Lieut.-Colonel Second Draggons, Serving with the Army in Utah" illustration accompanies an article. "Funeral Honors paid to Gen. Persifer F. Smith at Cincinnati" features two illustrations "Funeral Honors to General Smith at Cincinnati - the Approach of the Escort to the Melodeon" and "The Marquee". 'The Regatta of the New York Yacht Club' features three illustrations of yachts including "The 'Juia,' The Winner of the Regatta.    
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1857-1860