VIEWS IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI.

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Views in Kansas City, Missouri.

Wood engraving with modern hand coloring. 1879.
Image size 17 x 26 1/2" (43 x 67.5 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. Modern hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 93523
Price: $350.00
Publisher : Published in The Daily Graphic, New York.
[From sketches by our special artist and photographs by M.B. Bower, Williams & Thompson and F.H. Gifford, Kansas City.] Decoupage sheet containing a page from an 1879 issue of ‘The Daily Graphic’ in New York. Contains 17 smaller images of buildings and street views in Kansas City, Missouri. Since the city was founded in the 1830s, it would have been a relatively new and unfamiliar place for readers of this newspaper. This print includes views of public buildings, businesses, a church, depot, school, and other buildings.

‘The Daily Graphic’ was the first American newspaper with daily illustrations, usually including artwork, cartoons, and news events. It was published in New York City between 1873 and 1889.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , Missouri