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The Chinese question.

Image ID: 833685

The Chinese question. (1871)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The Chinese question.


: Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1871

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 34 x 23 cm. (13 1/4 x 9 in.)


: Printed on image (in part): "Coolie, slave, pauper and rat-eater" "The Chinese question. 'The Chinaman works cheap because he is a barbarian and seeks gratification of only the lowest, the most inevitable wants' Wendell Phillips" "Crimes and drunkeness. Riots by pure white strikers." Printed on border: "Columbia. 'Hands off, gentlemen! America means fair play for all men.'" Written on mount: "Feb. 18, 1871."

Original Source

: From Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Immigration

Source Description

: 3 folders (111 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 833685

Record ID

: 720224

Digital Item Published

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

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