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Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.


Loose leaf from Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, the illustrated weekly periodical published in Boston, MA from 1800s. Consists of 4 pages (253-254, 285-286). Issue number unknown. Features engravings and sketches by Mr. F. Bellew, representing cotton loading scenes on the Alabama River, and scene on the Levee with blacks trundling cotton bales and flower girls at New Orleans. Contains text describing these sketches. Other articles include "Libraries of Messrs. Choate and Everett" and "The Shoshonee falls." Also includes Editorial Melange and covers a variety of news. Oversized.


American literature -- Periodicals American literature -- 19th century -- Periodicals Alabama River (Ala.) New Orleans (La.) 1855

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4 pages; 40 cm.



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African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010.
UCF Special Collections Manuscripts - 5th Floor -- CFM2009_02
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Ballou's Pictorial: Scenes in New Orleans.



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