Exceedingly Polite

Exceedingly Polite

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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
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
19th-early 20th century
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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