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Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor.

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818028
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Names
J. M. L. (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- Cartoons -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-Car-18
Topics
Rain
Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Umbrellas -- 1800-1899
Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Men -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Suits (Clothing) -- 1800-1899
Top hats -- 1800-1899
Crinolines -- 1800-1899
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: " 'As Mr. James R. M'Shane was walking out one day last week with his wife, who was attired in the full rotundity of the fashion, they were overtaken by a violent thunder-storm. The gentleman received a severe shock, but the lady escaped uninjured, the steel hoops which expanded her crinoline proving a perfect lightning-conductor.' " Includes additional text. Written on mount: "Oct. 3, 1857"

Source identifier: HW (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 11 x 12 cm. (4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1638104
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17122661
Barcode : 33333159262639
UUID: bedd1800-c549-012f-9bcc-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. "Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fc70-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fc70-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1857). Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fc70-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor.