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The first horse-race in New York.

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Names
Karst, John (1836-1922) (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1640s-1660s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1877 - 1896
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-164
Topics
United States -- 1600-1699
Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672
Sports -- New York (State) -- 1660-1669
Horse racing -- New York (State) -- 1660-1669
Men -- New York (State) -- 1660-1669
Racetracks (Horse racing) -- New York (State) -- 1660-1669
Recreation -- New York (State) -- 1660-1669
Women -- New York (State) -- 1660-1669
Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1600-1699
Genres
Conjectural works
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "As an immediate result of Nicolls' attendance upon the Convention, a race-course was established at Hempstead. The ground selected was sixteen miles long and four wide. It was covered with fine grass, unmarred by stick or stone. Nicolls directed that a plate should be run for every year, to improve the provincial Dutch, or Flemish, breed of horses" "Page 229."

Source note: History of the city of New York : its origin, rise and progress. (New York : Barnes, 1877-1896) Lamb, Martha J. (Martha Joanna) (1829-1893), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 15 x 21 cm. (6 x 8 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677133
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17613295
Barcode : 33333159307590
UUID: b17c7470-c52f-012f-b4ba-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1877: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The first horse-race in New York." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1877 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f3ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The first horse-race in New York." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f3ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1877 - 1896). The first horse-race in New York. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f3ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The first horse-race in New York.