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A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling.

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Title
A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Marriage customs - United States

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI - US
Topics
Marriage -- United States
Scales
Brides
Measuring
Safes
Dowry
Hull, John, 1624-1683
Coins -- American
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 835574.
Source note: Child''s history of the United States. (New York : McMenamy, 1872) Shea, John Dawson Gilmary (1824-1892), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; sheet 20 x 14.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 2156361
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17706536
Barcode: 33333159470273
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e1c65b0-c557-012f-4a2d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872). A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d19e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling.