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The sights and sensations of New York.

Image ID: 800293

The sights and sensations of New York.  [Fate of hundreds of young men.] (1872)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The sights and sensations of New York.

Alternate Title

: Fate of hundreds of young men.


: Van Ingen & Snyder -- Wood-engraver

Published Date

: 1872

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 12 cm. (8 x 4 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "1. Learning home for New York. 2. In a fashionable saloon amongst the waiter girls -- the road to ruin. 3. Drinking with "fancy" -- in the hands of gamblers. 4. Murdered and robbed by his "fancy" companions. 5. His body found by the harbor police." "54," "849."

Original Source

: From Lights and shadows of New York life, or, The sights and sensations of the great city. (Philadelphia : National Publishing Co., c1872) McCabe, James Dabney (1842-1883), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- 1800s

Source Description

: 5 folders (190 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-18

Digital ID

: 800293

Record ID

: 717290

Digital Item Published

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

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