1877. Item #34444
[SANDY HOOK]. FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER. SANDY HOOK: U.S. LIFE-SAVING SERVICE. A half-page, hand-colored illustrated print from the June 2, 1877 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, captioned: "New Jersey- Testing Life-saving And War Rockets In The Presence Of The United Stated Ordnance Board, At Sandy Hook, May 12th." The scene depicts many men under a porch watching rockets exploding over the ocean off Sandy Hook. Uncommon! $50.00.