Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on Tuesday, April 21. For details, please visit our calendar.

"A Mirror for the Intemperate"

Not promoted
8 434
Title:
"A Mirror for the Intemperate"
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 17 1/4 in. ( 45.7 x 43.8 cm )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 880
Description: 
Cotton copper-engraved kerchief with stories and poems admonishing the intemperate in five columns; vignettes in the four corners and one in the center; decorative border; printed in black ink on white ground.
Object Number: 
INV.10725
Date Begin: 
1850
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group