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Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out.

Image ID: 833445

Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the... (1858)

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Image Title

:  Mons. Jean Crapeau, having newly arrived in this country, is aroused from sleep by heavy cannonading in the park, on the morning of the Fourth of July, rushes forth under the impression that a revolution has broken out.

Published Date

: 1858

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 24 cm. (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Crapeau's statement 'I vas awake out of mine shleep by ze cannon roar, an ze gun go pop! phiz! bang! So I tink of ze Barricade, and rush out of ze Hotel toward ze cannon, speaking very much loud, 'Vive le Republique!'" "Ven I vas tol to get out of ze way, or d--n if wouldn't plow me to small leetle pits. I rush to save myself, ven de cannon go off, an I vas plown up and knocked down py ze Barricade of schains-- vat you ca ....
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Original Source

: From Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Fourth of July

Source Description

: 2 folders (49 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC FOURT

Digital ID

: 833445

Record ID

: 720020

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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