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Lunatic Asylum, New York.

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Lunatic Asylum, New York.
Weir, Robert Walter (1803-1889) (Artist)
Smillie, James (1807-1885) (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Homes (Institutional)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1834
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Hom
Institutional care -- New York (State) -- New York
Deer -- New York (State) -- 1800-1899
Mental institutions -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1800-1899
Content: Printed on border: "Robert W. Weir, pinxt. James Smillie, sculp." "Steel plate." "Painted & engraved for the York Mirror, 1834." Foxing on image.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20 x 25 cm. (7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1615914
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17095661
Barcode: 33333159160601
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 926c8d30-c55d-012f-1619-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1834: Issued
  • 1889: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Lunatic Asylum, New York." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1834. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d339-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Lunatic Asylum, New York." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d339-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1834). Lunatic Asylum, New York. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d339-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Lunatic Asylum, New York.