Life Magazine – October 6, 1887 (# 249) – Uncomplimentary Dinner Guest
Cover : Uncomplimentary dinner guest, art by Stephen Van Schaick.
– Artists and cartoonists include A. L. Brennan, C. G. Bush = Charles Green Bush (full page, America’s Cup race theme), Chip, and others.
– Two page center spread art by C. D. Gibson, Autumn scenes.
– Current topics include M. Zola French novelist, Chicago anarchists including Mallock and Stead, President Cleveland’s trip to the west, Colonel cyrus Field, and more.
– It is stated that Mr. Barnum has made a very flattering offer to Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria for the coming season.
– Mr. Wilton’s Adventure, chapter 2.
– Peer or Pier, poem by Herbert L. Doggett.
– A word for the Philistines, book reviews.
– Sport : more on the America’s Cup.
– Small ad for Paillard’s music Boxes.
– Small ad for Lewando’s hair color, or perhaps prostitutes – who can tell?!
– Another gorgeous Pears’ soap ad, white woman being fanned by black woman, For the Complexion, art by (looks like) M. Brown.
– And more.