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She went to the sempstress to buy him some linen, but when she came back, the dog was a-spinning.

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Title
She went to the sempstress to buy him some linen, but when she came back, the dog was a-spinning.
Additional title: Old Mother Hubbard.
Names
Crane, Walter (1845-1915) (Artist)
Evans, Edmund (1826-1905) (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Children's book illustrations

Nursery rhymes -- Old Mother Hubbard

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-CHI NURSE-Old-Mo
Topics
Nursery rhymes
Dressing tables
Dogs
Spinning
Animals in human situations
Poodles
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: From the children's picture book published by George Routledge and Sons, 1873.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : wood engraving ; 22 x 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98a1f7e0-c5bc-012f-9aa5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1845: Creator Born
  • 1873: Issued
  • 1915: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "She went to the sempstress to buy him some linen, but when she came back, the dog was a-spinning." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69a6dc47-1d6c-13bf-e040-e00a18062678

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "She went to the sempstress to buy him some linen, but when she came back, the dog was a-spinning." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69a6dc47-1d6c-13bf-e040-e00a18062678

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1873). She went to the sempstress to buy him some linen, but when she came back, the dog was a-spinning. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69a6dc47-1d6c-13bf-e040-e00a18062678

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She went to the sempstress to buy him some linen, but when she came back, the dog was a-spinning.