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Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor.

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Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor.
J. M. L. (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- Cartoons -- 1800s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-Car-18
Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Umbrellas -- 1800-1899
Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Men -- Clothing & dress -- 1800-1899
Suits (Clothing) -- 1800-1899
top hats -- 1800-1899
Crinolines -- 1800-1899
Content: Title from folder.
Content: Printed on border: " 'As Mr. James R. M'Shane was walking out one day last week with his wife, who was attired in the full rotundity of the fashion, they were overtaken by a violent thunder-storm. The gentleman received a severe shock, but the lady escaped uninjured, the steel hoops which expanded her crinoline proving a perfect lightning-conductor.' " Includes additional text. Written on mount: "Oct. 3, 1857"
Source identifier: HW (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 11 x 12 cm. (4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1638104
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17122661
Barcode: 33333159262639
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bedd1800-c549-012f-9bcc-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

  • 1857: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fc70-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fc70-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1857). Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fc70-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hoops As A Lightning-Conductor.