The Daily Graphic: An Illustrated Evening Newspaper, July 3, 1875, volume VIII, number 723

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United States




Printed on Paper


20.3 × 14 × 0.07 in. (51.5 × 35.7 × 0.2 cm)

Exhibit Location

Not on View

The Daily Graphic was an illustrated newspaper published from 1873 to 1889, and the first daily illustrated newspaper in America. The front news page features a large editorial cartoon commemorating the 4th of July, titled, The Day We Celebrate. John Trumbull’s Declaration of Independence is featured as a full-page engraving on the center page, and illustrations of the construction of the Washington Monument are on page 25. This edition also contains coverage of the Beecher-Tilton Case, where Theodore Tilton sued Henry Ward Beecher on civil charges of adultery. Page 20 features an illustration of Thursday’s discharge of the jury before deliberation ended on Friday, where the jurors were unable to reach a verdict.

Published and distributed on July 3, 1875, by The Daily Graphic, New York. Acquired by 2010 by Gene Albert (Christian Heritage Museum), Hagerstown, Maryland; Privately purchased in 2010 by Green Collection, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, under the curatorial care of Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.

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