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Improved Head Muff.

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Improved Head Muff.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Hats -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC HATS-18
Hats -- 1800-1899
Men -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1800-1899
Content: Title from folder.
Source note: From
Content: Written on border: "Mar. 18, 1876" Printed on border: "Mr. Helmann Fürst, of Williamsburgh, N.Y., has recently patented an improved neck, ear, and throat protector, which, when applied to the head of a man or boy, will protect and cover the back of the neck, the ears, and the throat, and allow the free use of a hat or cap. It is easily folded into a small coil for convenience in transportation, and when not required for use. The engravings show the article while worn and also when not in use."
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1714388
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17215479
Barcode: 33333159380696
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37c876f0-c553-012f-531a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Improved Head Muff." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-21c0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Improved Head Muff." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-21c0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1876). Improved Head Muff. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-21c0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Improved Head Muff.