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Man caught trying to steal hens.

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

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Illustrations

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-Ill
Topics
Farmers -- United States
Prayer
African Americans
Men -- United States
Poultry houses -- United States
Robberies -- United States
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "Nothing like an excuse. Mr. Keepum--'Hi, thar, uncle! What'r you doin' 'round that coop?' Uncle Rasher--"Fo' d' Lawd, sah, I's a preyin', 'deed I is, sah! Ebery time I sees a hen-coop, I's suah t' be took wiv a fit ob preyin', en I cain't help it.'" Written on border: "Christmas 1889."

Source identifier: JG (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Form: Line photoengravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 12 x 15 cm. (4 3/4 x 6 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1686814
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17180934
Barcode : 33333159329594
UUID: e7c841b0-c52e-012f-578c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Creator Born
  • 1889: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Man caught trying to steal hens." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbd7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Man caught trying to steal hens." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbd7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1889). Man caught trying to steal hens. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbd7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Man caught trying to steal hens.