John Hill

New York from Heights near Brooklyn. (and) New York from Weehawk.

Aquatint and line engravings., 1828.
Image 15 5/8 x 24 3/8" (39.8 x 62 cm) (average of the two)
Weehawk: Some small tears along sheet edges. Small stain in upper margin.. Brooklyn, Fair condition. Several tears in the margins, two of which enter the image. Some loss or paper in the lower left margin. Professionally conserved. Although not perfect, these two prints form a lovely pair. The patina of the paper of each matches well and the original hand coloring is still fresh.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95443
Price: $7,500.00
Publisher : Painted and Published by Willm. G. Wall New York. 1823. (Weehawk) New York Bourne, "Depository of Arts" 359 Broadway. 1828. and transferred to G. & G. & H. Carvill New York. (Brooklyn).
Painted by William G. Wall. Engraved by I. Hill (John Hill). Inscribed," To Thomas Dixon Esqr. this plate is respectfully inscribed by his obliged servt. Willm. G. Wall." A pair of finely engraved, picturesque view of the city. Noted as some of the most beautiful views of New York from the early nineteenth-century. New York from Weehawk is the fist state of three. New York from Heights near Brooklyn is the second state of three.. 18th-19th Century Subjects , New York City , Harbor Scenes