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

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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
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
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
UUID: 87765a40-c531-012f-fb38-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f82c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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