1883 Life August 16-Brooklyn Bridge gets first graffiti
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August 16, 1883
This issue is in the first Year of Publication
Purchased from the accountants for the old Life magazine years ago. Well illustrated with humorous sketches as well as serious issues of the day. Stereotypical views of Irish, Jews, Chinese and Black. Indians were treated the same but sympathetically. Beautiful women grace its pages. Inside: Anglomaniac at Newport; Red Dog Arizona gets an inflammatory newspaper; Brooklyn Bridge gets first Graffitti; Trials on Mt. Desert Island; The centerfold shown is "A Memory of Mt. Desert Maine"; Dog days; ads. Lots of other items.
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