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For a drive on the Harlem road.

Image ID: 802635

For a drive on the Harlem road. (1859)

Image Details

Image Title

:  For a drive on the Harlem road.

Published Date

: 1859

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 13 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "724." "Harper's new monthly magazine." "She decks me in skirts embroidered, a silken robe and cord, slippers of silk and tinsel, and I dare not say a word. If I ask for a muslin wrapper, then Aunt puts on a frown--'Katharina Maria, the fashion forbids such things in town!' Scarce am I robed and slippered before there comes la mode, to do the whole thing over for a drive on the Harlem road. I dress for the shiny carriage w ....
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Original Source

: From Harper's magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- 1850s -- American

Source Description

: 8 folders (290 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC COSTU-185-Am

Digital ID

: 802635

Record ID

: 692189

Digital Item Published

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

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