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Murphy saving the fort.

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Murphy saving the fort.
Roberts, William (b. ca. 1829) (Wood-engraver)
Chapin, John Reuben, 1823-1894 (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1780s-1790s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-178
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Rifles -- 1780-1789
United States -- 1700-1799
Murphy, Timothy, 1751-1818
Forts & fortifications -- New York (State) -- 1780-1789
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- 1780-1789
Conjectural works
Content: Artist initials at lower left of image.
Source identifier: 11538 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Timothy Murphy refusing the commander of the fort's order not to shoot at the British officer bringing the offer of surrender.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13 x 19 cm. (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1677161
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17613346
Barcode: 33333159314760
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d594b560-c530-012f-66b5-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1856: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Murphy saving the fort." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f688-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Murphy saving the fort." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f688-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1856). Murphy saving the fort. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f688-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Murphy saving the fort.