Photo, Print, Drawing City of New York. Mordecai M. Noah, of No. 57, Franklin-Street, being duly sworn . . .

[ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ]

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Title
City of New York. Mordecai M. Noah, of No. 57, Franklin-Street, being duly sworn . . .
Summary
Parody of a public notice, dated June 20, 1828, reporting an assault on American Zionist, playwright, and editor Mordecai Manuel Noah by Elijah J. Roberts. In the text Noah petitions that Roberts "be bound by recognizance to be of good behavior and keep the peace, and to answer for the above assault, &c. at the next Court of General Sessions of the Peace . . . ." A vignette illustration portrays a diminutive figure of Roberts attacking a much larger Noah on the steps of New York's Park Theatre. A playbill on the wall behind them advertises "The Jew," "1 Act of the Hypocrite," and "End with the farce of The Liar." At this time Noah was editor of the "New York Enquirer."
Created / Published
1828.
Subject Headings
-  Noah, M. M.--(Mordecai Manuel),--1785-1851
-  Roberts, Elijah J
-  New Theatre (New York, N.Y.)--1820-1830
-  Morning courier (New York, N.Y. : 1827)--1820-1830
-  Jews--1820-1830
-  New York (N.Y.)--1820-1830
Format Headings
Broadsides--1820-1830.
Woodcuts--1820-1830.
Notes
-  Title appears as it is written on the item.
-  Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1828-1.
Medium
1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 53.6 x 44.5 cm. (sheet).
Call Number/Physical Location
Broadside Collection, portfolio 117, no. 8 c-Rare Bk Coll
Repository
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
cph 3a41241 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a41241
Library of Congress Control Number
2008661733
Reproduction Number
LC-USZ62-40912 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Online Format
image
Description
1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 53.6 x 44.5 cm. (sheet). | Parody of a public notice, dated June 20, 1828, reporting an assault on American Zionist, playwright, and editor Mordecai Manuel Noah by Elijah J. Roberts. In the text Noah petitions that Roberts "be bound by recognizance to be of good behavior and keep the peace, and to answer for the above assault, &c. at the next Court of General Sessions of the Peace . . . ." A vignette illustration portrays a diminutive figure of Roberts attacking a much larger Noah on the steps of New York's Park Theatre. A playbill on the wall behind them advertises "The Jew," "1 Act of the Hypocrite," and "End with the farce of The Liar." At this time Noah was editor of the "New York Enquirer."
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2008661733
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