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Mr. Slim's aquatic experience.

Image ID: 833241

Mr. Slim's aquatic experience. (1855)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Mr. Slim's aquatic experience.

Published Date

: 1855

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25 x 15 cm. (9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "Mr. Slim as he appeared on the beach at Cony [sic] Island ; He applies at the 'office' for a bathing-dress ; Is requested to leave his valuables with the clerk ; The clerk directs him to bathing-box no. 40 ; He finds it impossible to disrobe and keep the door shut at the same time ; There are so many people around that he is ashamed; but finally makes a dash ; He plunges in and waits for a 'breaker' ; The 'breaker' catche ....
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Original Source

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


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

Source Description

: 1 folder (7 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 833241

Record ID

: 719720

Digital Item Published

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

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