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The ship of the desert.

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Title
The ship of the desert.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Camel

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Cam
Topics
Camels
Men -- Clothing & dress
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Oct. 1857" Printed on border: "In March, 1853, Congress appropriated thirty thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the War Department, 'in the importation of camels and dromedaries, to be employed for military purposes;' and also to test their adaptation to the climate and country of Texas and our southwestern frontier, as beasts of burden or of rapid passage, for the expeditious transmission of intelligence. Accordingly, to Major Henry C. Wayne of the army, and Lieu…"
Source identifier: HM (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731261
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679120
Barcode: 33333159391669
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4eef4530-c534-012f-e787-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The ship of the desert." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4166-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The ship of the desert." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4166-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1857). The ship of the desert. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4166-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The ship of the desert.