Life Magazine – September 22, 1887 (# 247) – Charles Dana Gibson
Cover : Mother asking daughter if her beau has yet proposed, A Bright Prospect, art by Charles Dana Gibson.
– Artists and cartoonists include Stephen Van Schaick, Chip, Woolf, J. H. Smith = Jerome Howard Smith, Albert E. Sterner, F. M. Howarth and others.
– Two page center spread art by Van, ladies baseball game.
– Current topics include Mr. Bayard, American fisheries, New regulations for wine, Shakespeare, Count Mitkiewitz and more.
– Humorous little fishing story, man buys fish but says he caught them.
– America’s cup race with Mayflower and Volunteer.
– The bacon myth.
– Life’s improved weather signals for the benefit of Yachtsmen.
– Small ad for Gilt Edged shoes by Whittemore.
– Small ad for Cavanagh, Sanford & Co., merchant tailors.
– Another lovely quarter page Hammond typewriter, round.
– And more.