1898 Cover Scientific Great Lakes Duluth Ships Commerce - ORIGINAL SCA1


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original 1898 black and white cover for the Scientific American Journal for February 19th (Volume LXXVIII, No. 8). This cover features images of commerce on the United States' Great Lakes, including Duluth, Sault Sainte Marie, and the vessels that travel through these waterways.


This 113+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Heavy aging in margins. Moderate creasing.No natural defects. Some heavy surface rub. No tears. Moderate water staining. Please note that there is bleed through due to print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 15.25 inches; 27 x 39 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: grain elevator, industry, transport, ship, shipping, shipment, canal, Iowa, ore dock, steamer, Christopher Columbus, North Land, North West, fleet, Lake Superior, train, rail, river