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Leaving the weak to die.

Image ID: 814889

Leaving the weak to die. (1890)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Leaving the weak to die.


: Kilburn & Cross -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1890

Depicted Date

: 1846-1847

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16 x 12 cm. (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)


: Written on border: "1891" Printed on border: "In the morning, he wandered off from the party, and probably soon died. They did not see him again. Sorel on this day gave out and lay down to die. They built him a fire, and Morin, who was in a dying condition, and snow-blind, remained. These two did not probably last till the next morning." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Marvels of the new west : a vivid portrayal of the stupendous marvels in the vast wonderland west of the Missouri River. (Norwich, Conn. : Henry Bill, 1890) Thayer, William Makepeace (1820-1898), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Pioneer life

Source Description

: 6 folders (224 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 814889

Record ID

: 718430

Digital Item Published

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

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