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For A Drive On The Harlem Road.

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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- 1850s -- American

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-185-Am
Topics
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1850-1859
Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1850-1859
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "724." "Harper's new monthly magazine." "She decks me in skirts embroidered, a silken robe and cord, slippers of silk and tinsel, and I dare not say a word. If I ask for a muslin wrapper, then Aunt puts on a frown--'Katharina Maria, the fashion forbids such things in town!' Scarce am I robed and slippered before there comes la mode, to do the whole thing over for a drive on the Harlem road. I dress for the shiny carriage with flounces shinier still, a little hat with feathers I'd burn if I had my will. Once I had a bonnet that covered the end of my nose; ..." Written on border: "May 1859."

Source note: Harper''s magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 23 x 13 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1637582
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17122151
Barcode : 33333159223664
UUID: 53d98b50-c542-012f-e0bf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "For A Drive On The Harlem Road." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d288-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "For A Drive On The Harlem Road." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d288-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1859). For A Drive On The Harlem Road. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d288-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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For A Drive On The Harlem Road.