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[Man falling down a ladder and spilling a container of food.]

Image ID: 833093

[Man falling down a ladder and spilling a container of food.] (1857)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Man falling down a ladder and spilling a container of food.]

Published Date

: 1857

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 11 x 14 cm. (4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "The cook had just made for us a mess of hot 'scouse' .. This was a rare treat, and I, being the last at the galley, had it put in my charge to carry down for the mess. I got along very well as far as the hatchway, and was just getting down the steps, when a heavy sea, lifting the stern out of water, and passing forward, dropping it down again, threw the steps from their place, and I came down into the steerage a little fa ....
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Original Source

: From The cyclopedia of wit and humor, containing choice and characteristic selections from the writings of the most eminent humorists of America, Ireland, Scotland, and England. (New York : Appleton, 1857) Burton, William E. (William Evans) (1802-1860), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Accidents

Source Description

: 2 folders (80 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ACC

Digital ID

: 833093

Record ID

: 719745

Digital Item Published

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

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