120.11 - Travelling West in America, 1887, by Illustrated London News

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Published in the April 16, 1887 edition of  The Illustrated London News, the issue included a group of images “bull-whacker” and “mule-skinner”.  Graphic images also include a corpse hanging from a tree that served as a warning for horse thieves; the bridge over the North Platte; horse on a camp site “the last water for thirty miles”; and a stagecoach on runners in the snow.  Other pictorials are native Americans on horseback and a “bull train”.  Text accompanying the article is on the verso.  The copy is rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page]. Published in black / white the newspaper measures approximately (20.5″ x 13.6″ – 52.1 x 34.5 cm).

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