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The Capture Of El Caney.

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Names
Christy, Howard Chandler (1873-1952) (Artist)
Witte (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1890s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-1890s
Topics
Spanish-American War, 1898
El Caney, Battle of, El Caney, Cuba, 1898
United States -- 1890-1899
Campaigns & battles -- Cuba -- El Caney -- 1890-1899
Soldiers -- American -- Cuba -- El Caney -- 1890-1899
Barbed wire -- 1890-1899
War casualties -- Cuba -- El Caney -- 1890-1899
Corliss, Major
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "The Seventh Regular Infantry, charging through the fields at the north of El Caney, are cutting their way through the wire fence. Major Corliss, who is prominent in the foreground of the picture, was at this time pierced through the shoulder by a Mauser bullet." Printed on image below Christy's signature: "from notes [illegible] 1898."

Source note: Harper''s pictorial history of the war with Spain / with an introduction by Nelson A. Miles. (New York Harper 1899) Miles, Nelson Appleton (1839-1925), Author of introduction.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 16 x 21 cm. (6 x 8 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677180
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17168689
Barcode : 33333159328877
UUID: 46f642c0-c533-012f-e154-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1952: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Capture Of El Caney." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ff8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Capture Of El Caney." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ff8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899). The Capture Of El Caney. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ff8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Capture Of El Caney.