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The cries of New-York, 1808

The cries of New-York, 1808

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Title: The cries of New-York

Date: 1808

Physical Details: Pamphlet : 47 p. : ill. ; 13 x 08 cm.

Description: A children's book describing 26 different cries heard in New York, mostly those of street vendors selling their wares. Illustrated with a wood engraving vignette for each different crier.

Bookplate pasted inside front cover reads "library of Herbert Barber Howe" in engraved script. Handwritten note on bookplate reads "Dec. 1955, from Fletcher W. Judson's library." Handwritten note on inside front cover reads "Olive Atwood's book Woodbury."

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material, 1808-1930

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: The cries of New-York, 1808. Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material, 1808-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13691