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Title
Throwing Down The Ladder By Which They Rose.
Names
Nast, Thomas (1840-1902) (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Immigration

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1870
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC IMM
Topics
Emigration & immigration
Walls
Ladders
Immigrants -- Chinese -- United States
Notes
Content: Printed on image: "The 'Chinese wall' around the United States of America." "Emigration." "Know-nothings -- 1870 -- Pres. Patrick Vice President Hans." Written on mount: "July 23, 1870"
Source identifier: HW (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17514010
Barcode: 33333159459417
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 326e81f0-c554-012f-2cf9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1840: Creator Born
  • 1870: Issued
  • 1902: 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. "Throwing Down The Ladder By Which They Rose." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-37ac-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. "Throwing Down The Ladder By Which They Rose." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-37ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1870). Throwing Down The Ladder By Which They Rose. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-37ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Throwing Down The Ladder By Which They Rose.