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Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat.

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Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Accidents

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859-04-09
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Accidents
Accidents
Floating
Accidents -- South Carolina -- Abbeville
Crinolines -- South Carolina -- Abbeville
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Singular accident -- crinoline convenient sometimes." "The young lady, Mr. Anderson's sister, was better prepared for such an emergency, having on, fortunately for herself, a hoop skirt, which so completely buoyed her up on the surface of the water, that, beyond the fright, she suffered nothing more than a good wetting. She remained floating about for some time, when she was rescued by the ferryman and pulled into the boat … This event is one of the strongest arguments in favor of hoop skirts that has been brought under our notice, it having proved, in this instance, a most excellent life preserver." Written on border: "Apr. 9, 1859" Includes additional text.
Source identifier: LES (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1995213
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17959630
Barcode: 33333159486188
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 881aa650-c52e-012f-a03a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859-04-09. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-361f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-361f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1859-04-09). Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-361f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat.