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Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton.

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Title
Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton.
Names
Sheppard, William Ludwell (1833-1912) (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

American History -- 1840s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-184
Topics
United States -- 1840-1849
Princeton (Steamship) -- 1840-1849
cannons -- Potomac River -- 1840-1849
Explosions -- 1840-1849
Military personnel -- Potomac River -- 1840-1849
Sailors -- Potomac River -- 1840-1849
Notes
Content: With printed text. Written on border: "On testing new gun "The Peacemaker" on the U.S. Princeton on the Potomac River near Washington, it burst about three feet from the breech, 1844. Commodore R.E. Stockton was knocked down."
Source note: From
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 24 x 15 cm. (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1677166
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17168667
Barcode: 33333159317581
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7042c550-c531-012f-9109-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Creator Born
  • 1882: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f7e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f7e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882). Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f7e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Explosion of the great gun on board the United States steamship Princeton.