NEW YORK FROM THE STEEPLE OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCH, LOOKING EAST, SOUTH AND WEST.

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John W. Hill


New York from the Steeple of St. Paul's Church, Looking East, South and West.

Aquatint and engraving, printed in color and finished by hand, 1849
Image size 21 1/4 x 36 1/4" (54 x 92 cm).
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 27641
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Published by Henry I. Megarey, New York.
An extraordinary view of Manhattan as a rapidly growing city. "One of the most comprehensive and interesting views of the lower part of the city at this period" I. N. Phelps Stokes. This view shows lower Manhattan from the steeple St. Paul's Church. Broadway in the main avenue shown. In the left is P.. T. . Barnum's celebrated museum. In the center right is Mathew Brady's photographic studio. Second state of four. Only one copy of the first state is known. 18th-19th Century Subjects

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