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Pirates Plundering Crew.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PIR
Sailing ships
Content: Title from folder.
Content: Printed on border: "Cowardice sometimes a protection." "A portion of her cargo was landed in boats, and all the money, clothing, and articles of value, which could be found on board, were taken away. The captain, officers, and crew were abused, and shockingly maltreated, but none of them were killed. As night approached, the pirates all left the vessel, cut the cables, and went ashore. The captain and crew with great exertions, got sail on the brig, just in time to prevent her from going on the rocks; and the next morning went into Havana." Written on border: "1840"
Source note: Tales of the ocean, and essays for the forecastle. (Boston: Damrell and Moore 1856) Sleeper, John Sherburne (1794-1878), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1954969
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17921032
Barcode: 33333159447172
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98ddec40-c561-012f-06aa-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Pirates Plundering Crew." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-23ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Pirates Plundering Crew." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-23ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1856). Pirates Plundering Crew. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-23ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Pirates Plundering Crew.