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Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton.

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Names
Sheppard, William Ludwell (1833-1912) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1840s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-184
Topics
United States -- 1840-1849
Princeton (Steamship) -- 1840-1849
Cannons -- Potomac River -- 1840-1849
Explosions -- 1840-1849
Military personnel -- Potomac River -- 1840-1849
Sailors -- Potomac River -- 1840-1849
Notes
Content : With printed text. Written on border: "On testing new gun "The Peacemaker" on the U.S. Princeton on the Potomac River near Washington, it burst about three feet from the breech, 1844. Commodore R.E. Stockton was knocked down."

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Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 24 x 15 cm. (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677166
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17168667
Barcode : 33333159317581
UUID: 7042c550-c531-012f-9109-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Creator Born
  • 1882: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f7e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f7e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882). Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f7e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton.