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Old mechanics' bell tower.

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Old mechanics' bell tower.
Yauderhoof, C. A. (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Fires -- 1899 & Earlier

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fires-1899 & earlier
Bell towers -- New York (State) -- New York -- To 1899
Source note: The story of the volunteer fire department of the city of New York. (New York : Harper, 1882) Sheldon, George William (1843-1914), Author.
Content: Bell erected in the 1830s in Lewis Street, between Fourth and Fifth streets, in New York's shipbuilding district. Also called the "Ten-hour Bell", it was funded by shipbuilders who had recently earned the right to a ten-hour workday. The bell was rung when fire broke out in this part of Manhattan.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 8 x 13 cm. (3 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1615365
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17538233
Barcode: 33333159157862
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54dc2450-c55d-012f-7de3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Old mechanics' bell tower." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ce60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Old mechanics' bell tower." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ce60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882). Old mechanics' bell tower. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ce60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Old mechanics' bell tower.