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[African American couple leaving infant at orphanage.]

Image ID: 812534

[African American couple leaving infant at orphanage.] (1889)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [African American couple leaving infant at orphanage.]

Published Date

: 1889

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 11 cm. (5 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "Mrs. Ruffins--'Me an' my husban's too pore t' tek care ob de chile, so we's 'bleeged t' fetch it heah.' Superintendent--'All right; I'll keep it dark.' " Written on border: "Oct. 19, 1889."

Original Source

: From Judge. (New York : The Judge Publishing Co., 1881-1947) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / African-American illustrations

Source Description

: 2 folders (73 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 812534

Record ID

: 703063

Digital Item Published

: 4-28-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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