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[The Times]

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Date made: 1837
Maker: Robinson, Henry R.; Clay, Edward Williams
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 12 x 18 3/4 in.; 30.48 x 47.625 cm
ID number: DL*60.3482
Negative number: 2003-24480


Description:

Black and white print, widely published, of an elaborate city square near the waterfront depicting the hard times of the 1837 depression. Buildings include a liquor store, pawn broker, sheriff's office, a bank with a crowd of people pushing through the door and a closed factory. Unemployed craftsmen and sailors stand beside posted signs. Jackson's hat, spectacles, and "GLORY" are depicted above the scene.