$175.00

SKU: AM00331 Category:

Description

Description: This unlikely survivor printed on wood pulp paper touts “Two Hours of Delightful and Instructive Amusement” related to the Johnstown Flood. “Direct Pictures” of “Wrecked Houses,” “School Used as Morgue,” “hunting for bodies,” etc.

15 1/2″ x 7 1/4″.¬†AM00331

The Johnstown Flood occurred on May 31st, 1889 when a dam 14 miles upstream from Johnstown, PA ruptured. Over 2000 people lost their lives.

Condition: Small loss upper left blank margin, 1″ tear repaired with archival tissue/tape, several light folds, generally very good condition.