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Crossing the Bay in a batteau. Sharp contest with pursuers on water. Fugitives victorious.

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Title
Crossing the Bay in a batteau. Sharp contest with pursuers on water. Fugitives victorious.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1850s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-185
Topics
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- 1850-1859
United States -- 1850-1859
Men -- United States -- 1850-1859
Boats -- United States -- 1850-1859
Escapes -- United States -- 1850-1859
Underground railroad system
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Slaves escaping in a bateau, 1850s." Includes additional text.
Source identifier: 11097 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 15 x 13 cm. (5 1/4 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1677169
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17613361
Barcode: 33333159318456
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87765a40-c531-012f-fb38-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Crossing the Bay in a batteau. Sharp contest with pursuers on water. Fugitives victorious." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f82c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Crossing the Bay in a batteau. Sharp contest with pursuers on water. Fugitives victorious." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f82c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872). Crossing the Bay in a batteau. Sharp contest with pursuers on water. Fugitives victorious. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f82c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Crossing the Bay in a batteau.  Sharp contest with pursuers on water.  Fugitives victorious.