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Kansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly
Kansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly
TitleKansas City Views and Buildings Featured in Harper's Weekly
DescriptionThis two-page spread of engravings of views of Kansas City, Missouri, "from photographs by D. D. Thomson & Co.," was published as a supplement to Harper's Weekly, September 15, 1888, pages 702 and 703. It includes the New England Building; Board of Trade Building; Packing House District; YMCA Building; Post Office; New York Life Insurance Building; Kansas City Club House; entrance to the tunnel of the elevated railroad; The Junction at 9th and Main streets; 9th Street Cable Railway Incline; and the view "From the Tower of the Cathedral," centering on the Coates Hotel. The reverse side, pages 701 and 704 (not digitized), has the banner headline "The Gateway of Kansas" for an article written by William Willard Howard and includes engravings of the National Exposition Building; First Congregational Church; Warner Grand Opera House; head portraits of C. Ralph Evans, Manager of the National Exposition Company, Victor B. Buck, President of the National Exposition Company and Edward H. Allen [President of the Board of Trade]; and John Doggett's House.
Date1888
PhotographerThomson, D. P.
Item TypeEngraving, 16 x 22 in
NotesMVO-187F has two other items which are single pages from two Harper's Weekly publications. One includes a picture of the Hannibal Bridge (August 7, 1869, Vol. XIII, No. 658) and the other a picture of the Agricultural Exposition Building or Crystal Palace (July 9, 1887, Vol. XXXI, no. 1594). The MVO (Missouri Valley Oversize) collection contains various types of large size items. Included is art work such as paintings, sculpture, drawings and sketches; photographs, including composite pieces; posters; and other miscellaneous items.
CollectionMissouri Valley Oversize (MVO)
LocationMVO-187F
SubjectBuildings
Tunnels
Railroads
Local Subject8th Street Tunnel
9th Street Incline
Crystal Palace
Board of Trade Building (First)
Exposition Building
New England Building
New York Life Building
Coates House Hotel
Young Men's Christian Association
Digital Formattiff imported as jpeg2000
Barcode10023163
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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