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William Penn's treaty with the Indians.

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Names
Illman & Sons (Engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1680s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-168
Topics
Penn, William, 1644-1718
United States -- 1680-1689
Indians of North America -- United States
Treaties
Genres
Conjectural works
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "WmPenn." "The Ledger Carrier's annual greeting to their subscribers, New Year, 1857." "How beautiful the scene portrayed above, A treaty, framed in Justice, Truth, and Love! Our City's Founder and the peaceful "Friends". Stoop to no subterfuge, to gain their ends; While with unswerving confidence, around Their Indian brethren occupy the ground. This incident, a maxim may afford, And prove our PENN was "mightier than the sword." Engraved & printed by Illman & Sons. 211 Arch St." Written on border: "c. 1857."

Source note: Prints and photo-mechanical reproductions : duplicates of copyright deposits, received by exchange 1957, 1958, 1959. [s.n.]) Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division, Donor.
Physical Description
Form: Steel engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 33 x 26 cm. (13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677137
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17613302
Barcode : 33333159308457
UUID: d0e7dfc0-c52f-012f-63e4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "William Penn's treaty with the Indians." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f418-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "William Penn's treaty with the Indians." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f418-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1857). William Penn's treaty with the Indians. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f418-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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William Penn's treaty with the Indians.