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."
The cries of New-York, 1808. Herbert Barber Howe collection of photographs, engravings and printed material, 1808-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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U.S. public domain
Gift of Jane Howe McGeary, Dec. 1958.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560