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The sheep race, which forms part of the celebration to commemorate the offering up of Isaac by Abraham.

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The sheep race, which forms part of the celebration to commemorate the offering up of Isaac by Abraham.

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Names
Swain, Joseph (1820-1909) (Platemaker)
Paget, Walter (1863-1935) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Islam

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899-04-08
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ISL
Topics
Horseback riding
Rifles
Islam
Muslims -- Clothing & dress
Festivals
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "The leader of this procession carries a sheep with its throat cut, and if the year is to be prosperous, the animal must be still alive when the cavalcade reaches the mosque which is its goal. As a consequence this part of the procession sweeps by like a tornado."

Source note: Graphic. Illustrated Newspapers, Ltd., 1869-).
Physical Description
Form: Halftone photomechanical prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1995393
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17959811
Barcode : 33333159482443
UUID: 2a1ca3a0-c556-012f-a926-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1820: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1909: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The sheep race, which forms part of the celebration to commemorate the offering up of Isaac by Abraham." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899-04-08. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3809-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The sheep race, which forms part of the celebration to commemorate the offering up of Isaac by Abraham." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3809-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899-04-08). The sheep race, which forms part of the celebration to commemorate the offering up of Isaac by Abraham. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3809-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The sheep race, which forms part of the celebration to commemorate the offering up of Isaac by Abraham.