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Title
Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

African-American Life -- 1860s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861-12-21
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-L-186
Topics
Slaves -- United States -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- Social life -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- 1860-1869
African Americans -- Men -- 1860-1869
Abolition movement -- United States -- 1860-1869
Knives -- 1860-1869
Slavery -- United States -- 1860-1869
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Massa say de bobolitionists comin', and gib us dese knives. Who dey for?"
Source note: Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916).
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13 x 12 cm. (5 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17164845
Barcode: 33333159332168
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b955b00-c52f-012f-1b19-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1861: 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. "Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861-12-21. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee2d-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. "Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1861-12-21). Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-ee2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Slaves holding knives, ca. 1861