GRAND CANAL CELEBRATION. VIEW OF THE FLEET PREPARING TO FORM IN LINE.

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Archibald Robertson


Grand Canal Celebration. View of the Fleet Preparing to Form in Line.

Lithograph, 1826
Image size 8 3/8 x 40 1/8" (21.3 x 101.9 cm).
Generally in good condition, on two sheets joined in center as issued. Multiple vertical creases, also as issued. Backed on Japan paper.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 61724
Price: $2,500.00
Publisher : Imbert's Lithography, New York.
Drawn by Archibald Robertson. Lithograph by Imbert. From "Memoir, prepared at the Request of A Committee of the Common Council of The City of New York, and Presented to the Mayor of the City, at the Celebration of the Compleation of the New York Canals." This is an important and early American lithograph. The size over 40" exceed the largest stone in America at the time so it was printed on two stoned and joined in the center. The view is of New York Harbor from Battery Park. 18th-19th Century Subjects , New York City , Harbor Scenes

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