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Title
Cover illustration of Louisa Picquet, the octoroon
Names
Mattison, Hiram, 1811-1868 (Author)
Collection

Louisa Picquet, the octoroon; or, Inside views of southern domestic life

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Place: New York
Publisher: Picquet, Louisa
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-P (Picquet, L. Octoroon. 1861)
Topics
Slavery -- United States
African American women
Picquet, Louisa, b. 1828?
Genres
Portraits
Book covers
Notes
Content: Title on cover: Louisa Picquet, the Octoroon: a Tale of Southern Slave Life.
Handwritten: Handwritten inscription on verso: Presented to the Schomburg Collection by A.A. Schomburg
Physical Description
Extent: 20 x 12
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 26371966
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18012484
Photo Order: 58293
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 232d7cb0-c606-012f-7393-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1811: Creator Born
  • 1861: Issued
  • 1868: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Cover illustration of Louisa Picquet, the octoroon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81d7ec29-5ce2-c4dc-e040-e00a18061a95

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Cover illustration of Louisa Picquet, the octoroon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81d7ec29-5ce2-c4dc-e040-e00a18061a95

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Cover illustration of Louisa Picquet, the octoroon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81d7ec29-5ce2-c4dc-e040-e00a18061a95

Wikipedia Citation

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Cover illustration of Louisa Picquet, the octoroon