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Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861.

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Title
Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Life -- 1860s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861-12-21
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-L-186
Topics
Slaves -- United States -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- Social life -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- Men -- 1860-1869
Abolition movement -- United States -- 1860-1869
Knives -- 1860-1869
Slavery -- United States -- 1860-1869
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Massa say de bobolitionists comin', and gib us dese knives. Who dey for?"
Source identifier: HW (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13 x 12 cm. (5 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1674340
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17164845
Barcode: 33333159332168
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b955b00-c52f-012f-1b19-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861-12-21. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1861-12-21). Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861.