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Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out

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Title
Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Fourth Of July

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1858
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC FOURT
Topics
Fourth of July celebrations
Fear
Firecrackers
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Crapeau's statement 'I vas awake out of mine shleep by ze cannon roar, an ze gun go pop! phiz! bang! So I tink of ze Barricade, and rush out of ze Hotel toward ze cannon, speaking very much loud, 'Vive le Republique!'" "Ven I vas tol to get out of ze way, or d--n if wouldn't plow me to small leetle pits. I rush to save myself, ven de cannon go off, an I vas plown up and knocked down py ze Barricade of schains-- vat you call dem--in ze Park!" "Ven I recover mine self, an vas not killed, I vas plown up again py small leetle poy, with a ten pound pistol, ven he say 'you get up, Old Bull Frog! I vas not shootin' you ; it vas all for ze Fourth of ze July.' Eh?" "I vas ver much astonished. I say, 'ver ze Revolution--ver ze Barricade, eh?' Ven ze whole atmosphere vas fill wis ze fiery serpents. Ze whiz pang! An ze heat on my leeg was so great zat I retreat into my Hotel wiz ze fiery serpents in ze leg of my pants, and up ze pack of ze coat. I was exhaust, plown all away put ze body! I was content to stay in ze Hotel, and say to mine self, 'Fourth of ze July, eh? I make no such mistake again, by Gar! As to think ze Revolution preaks out ven ze Fourth of ze July come'." Written on border: "July 10, 1858"
Source note: Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17959665
Barcode: 33333159487434
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9255bcb0-c551-012f-99aa-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: 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. "Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1858. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-370a-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. "Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-370a-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. (1858). Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-370a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out