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).
Good condition and color save for some soiling in the margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 27641
Price: $8,500.00
Publisher : Published by Henry I. Megarey, New York.
Painted by J. W. Hill. Engraved by Henry Papprill. 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 of St. Paul's Church. Broadway in the main avenue shown. On 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 , New York City , Manhattan

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