Harper's Weekly 1890 Cover

Harper's Weekly 1890 Cover
Inventory
Collection Number: 
17160
Building: 
Current Location: 
Men's Restroom entry
Floor: 
3rd
Object Description
Artist Dates: 
1852-1911
Artist Nationality: 
American
Object Type: 
Details: 
This is a poster of a drawing of 9th St. Kansas City looking west from Walnut St. for the June 7th, 1890 cover of Harper's Weekly.
Framed: 
Yes
Length: 
46 inches
Width: 
1 inches
Height: 
62 inches
Description: 

This is an enlarged poster of a drawing of a downtown Kansas City block by Charles Graham. Beneath the image reads "NINTH STREET, KANSAS CITY, LOOKING WEST FROM WALNUT STREET-Drawn by Charles Graham- [SEE PAGE 451]." One gets a sense of what the artist may have seen while looking in this direction: a bustling city street alive with streetcars, patrons, and businesses. The buildings that extend the edge of the frame emphasize their verticality and provide a view contemplating the health and progression of the city. An American flag flies in the sky above, ensuring a sense of hope and pride characteristic of the blossoming country it represents.

Reproduce the Work in Library publications/publicity, including film or videotape: 
Yes
Make slides or videotapes for educational use: 
Yes
Permit the general public to photograph the work : 
Yes