Chicago, IL: Sears, Roebuck & Co., 1898. 1st Edition. Very Good. Item #900100
Fascinating Pictorial broadside on light pink paper advertising a lecture illustrated with magic lantern slides, describing the Alaskan country and how to discover “fabulous wealth” by prospecting for gold, published by Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago.
The broadside advertises that the lecture will be illustrated throughout with 50 Magnificent Views Projected from the Magic Lantern, including a map of Alaska, important coast towns, Dawson City, the Yukon River, the steamboats, the Indians, the miners, sluice and hydraulic mining, gold mills, a dog train with sleds, etc.
Featured illustrations include a man panning for gold as well as a depiction of people enjoying themselves while listening to a Talking Machine..."one of the Most Wonderful of Inventions".
Small 3/4" closed separation along lower edge, else fine.
This scarce broadside measures 18" X 24" and is perfect for framing and display!