Ladies' Night at the Water Polo, British Columbia, Whale Hunting off Barbados, Galveston hurricane, Boer War, Siege of the Peking Legation & Mark Twain, in The Graphic, Weekly issue for October 13, 1900.
Ladies' Night at the Water Polo, British Columbia, Whale Hunting off Barbados, Galveston hurricane, Boer War, Siege of the Peking Legation & Mark Twain, in The Graphic, Weekly issue for October 13, 1900.

Ladies' Night at the Water Polo, British Columbia, Whale Hunting off Barbados, Galveston hurricane, Boer War, Siege of the Peking Legation & Mark Twain, in The Graphic, Weekly issue for October 13, 1900.

London: The Graphic, 1900. With portrait of Lord Hopetoun, first Governor-General of the Australian Commonwealth. Also included is an illustration of Ladies' Night at the Bath Water Polo Club, drawn by A. Balliol Salmon; horse race meeting in British Columbia (half page) entitled "The Squaw's Race"; A Whale Hunt off Barbados: Harpooning a Monster, by Frank Brangwyn; and the Galveston Texas hurricane (first hand account). Other articles include: Boer War prisoners shipboard having a bath ("The Cruellest Hardship of All"); and a portrait and article on Mark Twain by Poultney Bigelow. India content includes Adventures on a Cycle. With a double page illustration, 'The Siege of the Peking Legation' by Hatterell. The water polo Ladies Night at the Bath Club includes a men's match with the ball among the spectators.

Small folio, pp 529 - 568. Weekly issue of newspaper in pale green printed paper wrappers. Wrappers are toned at edges, slightly chipped at right hand edges of front and rear wrappers. OCLC: 838675720. Very good condition. Item #11841

Price: $75.00

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