Exceedingly Polite

Description (Brief):

hand colored stereograph; printed on verso "Exceedingly Polite. / Consistent Member of Peace Society to daring Burglars.--You are heartily welcome to anything my poor house affords. / Entered at Stationers' Hall. / Depose."; staged scene; woman lying in a bed in the center of the image, man at her left is wearing a mask over his face and pointing a gun at her; in the foreground a man is kneeling on the floor in front of an open chest while a man opposite him wearing nightclothes, sleeping cap and holding a candle in a candle holder

Date Made: 19th-early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0460Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0460

Object Name: stereograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-69cf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1852686

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