The Old Frigate Iris with Her Freight of Cable Alongside the Great Eastern at Sheerness: The Cable Passed from the Hulk to the Great Eastern
One of the 19th century's great technological achievements was to lay a telegraphic cable beneath the Atlantic, allowing messages to speed back and forth between North America and Europe in minutes, rather than... more
New York City--Flower-show, in aid of the German and Orthopedic Hospitals, given at Fifth Avenue and Twenty-Eighth Street, March 9th-14th / Mazzanovich. Texas--The great railway strike on the Wabash and Southwestern system - The "crew" of a freight train abandoning their locomotive at the command of strikers.
Print shows a vignette cartoon where the father of an upwardly mobile family is forced to keep pace financially with his wife's ambitions; the main vignette shows the father perspiring as he works harder, using... more