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Title
Nest of young "dock rats" -- exterior
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

New York City -- Harbor

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872-10
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Harb
Topics
Piers & wharves -- New York (State) -- New York
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Juvenile delinquents
Waterfronts
Mooring
Notes
Source note: Harper''s magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-).
Content: "Dock rats"--boys from the New York waterfront tenements who specialized in stealing goods in shipment, sometimes employing concealed spaces ("nests") under the East River piers as bases of operations.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 11 x 13 cm (4 1/4 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17095572
Barcode: 33333159159272
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 788ac1f0-c55d-012f-7f33-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Nest of young "dock rats" -- exterior" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872-10. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Nest of young "dock rats" -- exterior" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872-10). Nest of young "dock rats" -- exterior Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Nest of young "dock rats" -- exterior