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Title
First poor house (City Hall Park)
Names
Karst, John, 1836-1922 (Wood engraver)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

New York City -- Homes (Institutional)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Hom
Topics
Institutional care -- New York (State) -- New York
Almshouses -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Views
Notes
Content: Text in part: "This scheme, however, was not carried into effect until 1734, when a commodious house was erected on the commons, in the rear of the present City Hall, and on the site of the future 'old Alms House' …"
Source note: Our police protectors : history of the New York police from the earliest period to the present time. (New York : A. Costello, 1885) Costello, Augustine E., Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: Sheet 14 x 13 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17095661
Barcode: 33333159160353
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8d1b9810-c55d-012f-74af-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

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1885: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "First poor house (City Hall Park)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d373-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. "First poor house (City Hall Park)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 7, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d373-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1885). First poor house (City Hall Park) Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d373-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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First poor house (City Hall Park)