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Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat.

Image ID: 833128

Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat. (1859)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Lady floating down the Saluda at Abbeville, S. C., buoyed up by her crinoline petticoat.

Published Date

: 1859

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 12 x 25 cm. (4 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Singular accident -- crinoline convenient sometimes." "The young lady, Mr. Anderson's sister, was better prepared for such an emergency, having on, fortunately for herself, a hoop skirt, which so completely buoyed her up on the surface of the water, that, beyond the fright, she suffered nothing more than a good wetting. She remained floating about for some time, when she was rescued by the ferryman and pulled into the bo ....
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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

: 833128

Record ID

: 719781

Digital Item Published

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

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