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A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling

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Title
A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Marriage customs - United States

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI - US
Topics
Marriage -- United States
Scales
Brides
Measuring
Safes
Dowry
Hull, John, 1624-1683
Coins -- American
Notes
Source note: Child's history of the United States. (New York : McMenamy, 1872) Shea, John Dawson Gilmary (1824-1892), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: Sheet 20 x 14.5 cm
Description
Hannah Holt, daughter of the first mint-master of the New England colonies, is weighed in one arm of a balance against her father's strongbox full of pine-tree shillings. This purportedly provided the value of her marriage dowry. Cf. image ID 835574.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17706536
Barcode: 33333159470273
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e1c65b0-c557-012f-4a2d-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

  • 1872: 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. "A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d19e-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. "A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d19e-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. (1872). A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d19e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A young lady's dower her weight in pine tree shillings ; The pine tree shilling ; The Lord Baltimore shilling