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The pine-tree shilling.--"Plump and ponderous as she was, they weighed the young lady from the floor."

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835574
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Marriage customs - United States

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876-02
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI - US
Topics
Marriage -- United States
Scales
Brides
Measuring
Safes
Dowry
Hull, John, 1624-1683
Notes
Content : Hannah Holt, daughter of the first mint-master of the New England colonies, is weighed in one arm of a balance against her father's strongbox full of pine-tree shillings. This purportedly provided the value of her marriage dowry. Cf. image ID 835594.

Source identifier: Les (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 10 x 8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 2156361
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17706536
Barcode : 33333159470182
UUID: 3b8480a0-c557-012f-7435-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The pine-tree shilling.--"Plump and ponderous as she was, they weighed the young lady from the floor."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876-02. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d197-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The pine-tree shilling.--"Plump and ponderous as she was, they weighed the young lady from the floor."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d197-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1876-02). The pine-tree shilling.--"Plump and ponderous as she was, they weighed the young lady from the floor." Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d197-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The pine-tree shilling.--"Plump and ponderous as she was, they weighed the young lady from the floor."