New York. Harper's Weekly. 05-10- 1874.
Wood engraving, modern handcolor, supplement to Harper's Weekly September 15, 1888, consisting of ten small views surrounding a central image, image 14 x 21 inches, centrefold as issued (double page), six binding holes and crease at lower centre just entering image, area of light foxing in lower right margin. A bright, clean image. A bird's eye view of the city "From the tower of the cathedral" is surrounded by the following views: New England Building; Board of Trade Building; Packing-House District; Yound Men's Christian Association Building; Post-Office; Kansas City Club-House; Ninth Street Cable Railway Incline; Junction of NInth and Main Streets; Entrance to the Tunnel of the Elevated Railroad; Building of the New York Life-Insurance Company. Text and vignette illustrations on the verso: The Gateway of Kansas. An interesting and attractive historical record of the city which would look excellent framed. Item #39710