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Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child.

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Names
Thorn, Linton (d. 1838) (Engraver)
Weir, Robert Walter (1803-1889) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Burial customs - American Indian

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1835
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BURI - Ame
Topics
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites
Graves
Forests
Grief -- 1800-1899
Cradleboards -- 1800-1899
Indians of North America -- 1830-1839
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. An Indian at the burial place of his fathers
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Content : Illustration of the lines of verse: "Ah, little thought the strong and brave, / Who bore their lifeless chieftain forth; / Or the young wife, that weeping gave / Her first-born to the earth, / That the pale race, who waste us now, / Among their bones should guide the plough.

Content: From April 1835 issue of Family Magazine.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25.1 x 14.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 2155912
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17261466
Barcode : 33333159463765
UUID: e34874d0-c53c-012f-f545-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1835. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1835). Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child.