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General view of the piggery district, situated on Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Streets, between Sixth and Eighth Avenues ; Destruction of the pigsties by the police.

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Title
General view of the piggery district, situated on Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Streets, between Sixth and Eighth Avenues ; Destruction of the pigsties by the police.
Additional title: Great war on the New York piggeries.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859-08-13
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-18
Topics
City & town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1850-1859
New York (N.Y.) -- 1800-1899
Police -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1850-1859
Horse railroads -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1850-1859
pig houses -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1850-1859
Police raids
Squatters
Genres
Cityscape prints
Notes
Content: Includes text.
Source identifier: LES (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 25 x 24 cm. (9 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1594934
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17515544
Barcode: 33333159142088
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 474efe00-c559-012f-2a89-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "General view of the piggery district, situated on Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Streets, between Sixth and Eighth Avenues ; Destruction of the pigsties by the police." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859-08-13. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2cc5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "General view of the piggery district, situated on Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Streets, between Sixth and Eighth Avenues ; Destruction of the pigsties by the police." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2cc5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1859-08-13). General view of the piggery district, situated on Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Streets, between Sixth and Eighth Avenues ; Destruction of the pigsties by the police. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2cc5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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General view of the piggery district, situated on Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Streets, between Sixth and Eighth Avenues ; Destruction of the pigsties by the police.