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The little shoe-black.

Image ID: 825645

The little shoe-black. (18--)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The little shoe-black.

Published Date

: 18--

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm. (6 x 3 1/2 in.)


: Written on border: "1860s" Printed on border: "In the great city of London, there is an association called the Shoe-Black's Brigade. Here is a little member of that society quietly plying his trade in the street. He will make that old gentleman's boots as bright as a mirror before he finishes the task ; for Bennie, though a poor boy, is a careful and through worker. He is as useful as many a more fortunate boy." Foxing on image.

Original Source

: From Second book of 100 pictures. (Philadelphia : American Sunday School Union, 18--) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Shoes -- shining

Source Description

: 1 folder (24 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 825645

Record ID

: 719039

Digital Item Published

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

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