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Title
A chilly night in coontown.
Names
Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor) (1861-1933) (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

African-American Cartoons

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-Car
Topics
African Americans
Coats -- 1890-1899
Umbrellas -- 1890-1899
African Americans -- Men -- 1890-1899
Doors & doorways
Genres
Cartoons (Commentary)
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Miss Didimus : De festivities was las'ebenin' 'stead ob dis ebenin', Mister Jasper. Pow'ful sorry dat I cyarnt 'vite yer inside, but we is just about to retiah."
Source identifier: LIFE (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 1 print : b ; 17 x 12 cm. (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1686811
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17625804
Barcode: 33333159329669
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a58fa300-c52e-012f-c794-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1899: Created (Approximate)
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A chilly night in coontown." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbaf-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. "A chilly night in coontown." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbaf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). A chilly night in coontown. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbaf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A chilly night in coontown.