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The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Capt. Fountain's schooner

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Title
The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Capt. Fountain's schooner
Names
Bensell, Edmund Birckhead, b. 1842 (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

American History -- 1850s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-185
Topics
United States -- 1850-1859
Schooners -- Virginia -- Norfolk -- 1850-1859
Fugitive slaves -- Virginia -- Norfolk -- 1850-1859
Men -- Virginia -- Norfolk -- 1850-1859
Police -- Virginia -- Norfolk -- 1850-1859
searching -- Virginia -- Norfolk -- 1850-1859
Underground railroad system
Decks (Ships)
Axes
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "(Twenty-eight fugitives were concealed in this vessel.)" Written on border: "Searching for slaves escaping by Underground Railroad, 1850s."
Source note: The underground railroad : a record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, etc. (Philadelphia : Porter, 1872) Still, William (1821-1902), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13 x 13 cm. (5 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17613361
Barcode: 33333159318233
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8eb0e280-c531-012f-3f31-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Capt. Fountain's schooner" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f82d-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. "The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Capt. Fountain's schooner" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f82d-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). The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Capt. Fountain's schooner Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f82d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The mayor and police of Norfolk searching Capt. Fountain's schooner