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Beldad y la Bestia

Classification: 
Date: 
1864
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Book (closed): 25.4 x 15.2 cm (10 x 6 in.)
Description: 
Issued in printed and illustrated wrappers: title and imprint on front cover within ornamental border, publisher’s advertisement on back. Illustrations: 8 wood-engravings signed W. Momberger (William Momberger); hand colored. First issued in 1856 by John McLoughlin.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.YC1864.Beau
Date Begin: 
1864
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
65888
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Petition from Lydia Heckle to Marinus Willett, Mayor of New York, re: Miranda expedition, May 16, 1807

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1807
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 12 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (32.1 x 21.9 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.NewYorkCity.Misc.1
Date Begin: 
1807
Date End: 
1807
eMuseum Object ID: 
65886
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pocket Map of the Panama Canal

Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Paper (map): 12 1/4 x 36 7/8 in. (31.1 x 93.7 cm) Paper (cover): 4 x 7 1/2 in. (10.2 x 19.1 cm)
Description: 
Fold out pocket color map of the Panama Canal. N.D. but written as if before the opening of the canal.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.Olcott
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
65881
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miranda to Pres. Adam, March 24, 1798

Classification: 
Date: 
1798
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 12 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (31.4 x 20 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.RufusKing.2
Gallery Label: 
Letter to President Adams saying that the Spanish-American colonists (Miranda's term) had unanimously resolved to proclaim their independence and to place their liberty on a firm basis, and so they wrote to the American government, which they invited to join them in the enterprise of Revolution.
Date Begin: 
1798
Date End: 
1798
eMuseum Object ID: 
65880
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The American landscape. No 1 : Engraved from original and accurate drawings; executed from nature expressly for this work, and from well authenticated pictures; with historical and topographical illustrations

Classification: 
Date: 
1830
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 8 1/16 in. (26 x 20.5 cm)
Description: 
New-York: : Published by Elam Bliss. Engravings by Asher B. Durand and J. Smillie from paintings by W.J. Bennett, A.B. Durand, Robert W. Weir, and T. Cole. 16 pages with 6 engraved plates.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.Y-q.1830
Date Begin: 
1830
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
65870
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Rule of Three, with London Merchant

Classification: 
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Manuscript
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 12 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (32.7 x 19.4 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.AfricanFreeSchool.Vol4.
Gallery Label: 
To know the "rule of three" in the nineteenth century implied a certain basic competency in mathematics. As the presence of a London merchant in this word problem might suggest, this problem originally appeared in a British arithmetic text book, and was later copied verbatim in a great many American editions. Student: Henry Hill
Date Begin: 
1816
Date End: 
1816
eMuseum Object ID: 
65832
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pastoral Scene by Andrew R. Smith

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Highlight: 
Display this item in the highlights
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Manuscript
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 12 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (32.7 x 19.4 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.AfricanFreeSchool.Vol4.
Gallery Label: 
A pastoral scene drawn by valedictorian Andrew R. Smith. Little is known of the life of this talented student following his years at the New York African Free School. Student: Andrew R. Smith
Date Begin: 
1822
Date End: 
1822
eMuseum Object ID: 
65831
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

New School Building

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1816-1826
Medium: 
Manuscript
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 12 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (32.7 x 19.4 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BV.AfricanFreeSchool.Vol4.
Gallery Label: 
This image is likely a rendering of the newly erected school building, built with fundraising led by treasurer John Murray after their earlier schoolhouse had burned down in 1814. Student: John Burns
Date Begin: 
1816
Date End: 
1826
eMuseum Object ID: 
65830
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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