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Title
Guarding the library--New York
Names
Sowden, H. C. (Artist)
Collection

Historical postcards of New York City

New York City -- New York Public Library

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1939
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC NEW YC-New
Topics
New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (New York, N.Y.)
Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
Pedestals
Lions
Public sculpture
City & town life
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Content: "In 1895 the Lenox, Astor and Tilden libraries were consolidated to form the N.Y. Public Library. Its reference and circulating departments with their 3,870,000 books and pamphlets serve a daily average of 10,000 people. 11 million books a year are lent for home use."--printed on verso.
Statement of responsibility: "Copyright 1939 by H. C. Sowden"--printed on verso.
Physical Description
Offset lithographs
Extent: 9 x 14 cm
Postmark ink stains on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode: 33333249871415
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 906bd690-e2b4-0135-9c66-372edfe68560
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

  • 1939: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Guarding the library--New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9a05c880-e2b6-0135-79b2-039d92341ece

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Guarding the library--New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9a05c880-e2b6-0135-79b2-039d92341ece

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). Guarding the library--New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9a05c880-e2b6-0135-79b2-039d92341ece

Wikipedia Citation

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Guarding the library--New York