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Title
A visit to the Tombs Prison, New York City
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

New York City -- Prisons

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Pris
Topics
Doors & doorways -- New York (State) -- New York
Stairways -- New York (State) -- New York
Street-railroads -- New York (State) -- New York
Prisons -- New York (State) -- New York
Cells (Rooms) -- New York (State) -- New York
yards -- New York (State) -- New York
Halls of Justice (New York, N.Y.) -- 1850-1859
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "The Tombs - front on Centre Street." Principal entrance, Centre Street." "Ornament on the doors." "Interior of the prison yard." "Court of sessions -Tombs." "Prisoners' cells." Includes additional text. Written on border: "Nov. 29, 1856."
Source note: Leslie's monthly magazine. (New York : F. Leslie, 1904-1905).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 38 x 26 cm. (14 3/4 x 10 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17539642
Barcode: 33333159172564
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a17f590-c55f-012f-bcfc-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
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A visit to the Tombs Prison, New York City" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2783-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 visit to the Tombs Prison, New York City" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 26, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2783-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1856). A visit to the Tombs Prison, New York City Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2783-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A visit to the Tombs Prison, New York City