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Pirates plundering crew.

Image ID: 831609

Pirates plundering crew. (1856)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Pirates plundering crew.

Published Date

: 1856

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 12 cm. (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Cowardice sometimes a protection." "A portion of her cargo was landed in boats, and all the money, clothing, and articles of value, which could be found on board, were taken away. The captain, officers, and crew were abused, and shockingly maltreated, but none of them were killed. As night approached, the pirates all left the vessel, cut the cables, and went ashore. The captain and crew with great exertions, got sail on the brig, just in time to prevent her from going on the rocks; and the next morning went into Havana." Written on border: "1840"

Original Source

: From Tales of the ocean, and essays for the forecastle. (Boston: Damrell and Moore 1856) Sleeper, John Sherburne (1794-1878), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Pirates

Source Description

: 2 folders (68 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC PIR

Digital ID

: 831609

Record ID

: 714864

Digital Item Published

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

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