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Young America at the sea-side.

Image ID: 833239

Young America at the sea-side. (1854)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Young America at the sea-side.

Creator

: Richardson & Cox -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1854

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13 x 22 cm. (5 x 8 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Young America finds himself 'used up,' and is recommended to try sea-bathing to recruit himself. He goes down to Fire Island, and proceeds to prepare for a bath. He finds it rather chilly. Not being accustomed to this kind of amusement, he assumes a position exactly the reverse of the one he had calculated upon. He finds the taste of salt water anything but agreeable." Written on border: "June 1854"

Original Source

: From Harper's magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Bathing beaches -- cartoons

Source Description

: 1 folder (7 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BATHI-Car

Digital ID

: 833239

Record ID

: 719719

Digital Item Published

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

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