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Head-Dress, 1785 ; Head-Dresses, 1802.

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Title
Head-Dress, 1785 ; Head-Dresses, 1802.
Additional title: Headdress, 1785 ; Headdresses, 1802.

Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Hats -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC HATS-18
Topics
Women -- Clothing & dress
Hats -- 1800-1899
Dresses -- 1800-1809
Bonnets -- 1800-1809
Wigs -- 1780-1789
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Written on border: "Nov. 1854" Printed on border: "The turbans and bonnets of this epoch were equally extravagant. The coiffures of the ladies became so high that the face seemed to be in the middle of their bodies; and the director of the Opera was compelled to make a rule that no lady with a head-dress above a certain height should be admitted into the amphitheatre, because the spectators were unable on account of them to see the stage." Includes additional text.

Source identifier: HM (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1714388
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17215479
Barcode : 33333159380605
UUID: 350e1ec0-c553-012f-042d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1854: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Head-Dress, 1785 ; Head-Dresses, 1802." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-217a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Head-Dress, 1785 ; Head-Dresses, 1802." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-217a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1854). Head-Dress, 1785 ; Head-Dresses, 1802. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-217a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Head-Dress, 1785 ; Head-Dresses, 1802.