190 of 34,742 Items

Searched for: mid-manhattan picture

Back Back to Results Thumbnails View Enlarged Image Add to Selections Purchase Print or Photo Gift Printer-Friendly Version Next

Mrs. Austin and the bear.

Image ID: 814944

Mrs. Austin and the bear. (1856)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Mrs. Austin and the bear.


: Byram, Joseph H. -- Wood-engraver

Published Date

: 1856

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 19 cm. (10 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "One of the great and almost insurmountable difficulties attendant upon the settlement of a new country is that of rearing farm stock, and preserving it from the attacks of wild beasts." "A Mrs. John Austin, of Geneva Township, one day, while her husband was absent from home, was alarmed by the sound of an unusual commotion among her pigs, and looking in the direction fo the sty, which stood just back of the cabin, she be ....
[See More...]

Original Source

: From The historical picture gallery : or, scenes and incidents in American history. (Boston : Bigelow, 1856) Chapin, John Reuben (1823-1894), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Pioneer life

Source Description

: 6 folders (224 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 814944

Record ID

: 718518

Digital Item Published

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

Browse More

Sources, libraries, guides, online catalog


Permalink (click to copy):

Embed this image (click code)

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the vast collections of The New York Public Library, including drawings, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.