In the late 1800s news traveled quickly across the Atlantic via undersea telegraph cables, so front pages across America could quickly carry dispatches describing the pageantry in London.
- New York Tribune, June 22, 1887: Headline: "A Ceremony Without a Flaw."
- Salt Lake Herald, June 22, 1887: Headlines: "Jubilating" and "A Right Royal Grand Time."
- Wichita Eagle, June 22, 1887: Headline: "The Most Magnificent Event In the History of England."
- Washington National Republican, June 23, 1897: Describing the Queen's welcome at the children's celebration in London.
- The San Francisco Call, June 23, 1897: Front-page coverage of "London's Gorgeous Spectacle"
- New York Tribune, June 23, 1897:Front-page headline: "An Empire Pays Its Homage"
- The Omaha Daily Bee, June 23, 1897:The pageant in London dominated the front page in Nebraska.
Note: When visiting the links above, click on the "persistent link" to see the entire page of the newspaper. And explore the Chronicling America site at the Library of Congress, as it is endlessly fascinating.
Illustration: Printing press being exhibited, circa 1870s/Library of Congress
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