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The Fruits of Arbitrary Power, or the Bloody Massacre

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Title
The Fruits of Arbitrary Power, or the Bloody Massacre
Names
Pelham, Henry, 1749-1806 (Engraver)
Pelham, Henry, 1749-1806 (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1770
Date Issued: 1770
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: 113480
Topics
Boston Massacre, 1770
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Print contains 5 lines in lower margin from Psalm 94.
Content: Print depicts March 5, 1770.
Content: Print first advertised on April 2, 1770, although copies may have been in circulation earlier.
Citation/reference: See also Deák 128.
Citation/reference: Deák 127
Ownership: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Merrill
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: Image: 9 3/16 x 8 11/16 in. (23.3 x 22.1 cm) Paper / Sheet: 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (35.3 x 24.5 cm)
Description
The fruits of arbitrary po[w]er, or the bloody massacre, perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th, 1770, in wh[i]ch Messrs: Saml: Gray: Saml: Maverick Iames Caldwell. Crispus Attucks. Patrick Carr were killed....
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.2019
TMS ID: 371828
TMS Object Number: 113480
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 742fc6a0-c54c-012f-ebc7-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1749: Creator Born
  • 1770: Created (Approximate)
  • 1806: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Fruits of Arbitrary Power, or the Bloody Massacre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1770 - 1770. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7ada-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Fruits of Arbitrary Power, or the Bloody Massacre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7ada-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1770 - 1770). The Fruits of Arbitrary Power, or the Bloody Massacre Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7ada-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Fruits of Arbitrary Power, or the Bloody Massacre