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First Poor House (City Hall Park).

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Title
First Poor House (City Hall Park).
Names
Karst, John (1836-1922) (Illustrator)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Homes (Institutional)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Hom
Topics
Institutional care -- New York (State) -- New York
Almshouses -- New York (State) -- New York
Zoo visitors -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1910-1919
Notes
Content: Artist's signature printed on image (Bottom lsft). Text in part: "This scheme, however, was not carried into effect until 1734, when a commodious house was erected on the commons, in the rear of the present City Hall, and on the site of the future 'old Alms House' …" Written on border: "1855."
Source note: Our police protectors : history of the New York police from the earliest period to the present time. (New York : A. Costello, 1885) Costello, Augustine E., Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 14 x 13 cm. (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1615914
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17095661
Barcode: 33333159160353
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8d1b9810-c55d-012f-74af-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1885: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "First Poor House (City Hall Park)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d373-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "First Poor House (City Hall Park)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d373-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1885). First Poor House (City Hall Park). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d373-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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First Poor House (City Hall Park).