The Old Print Shop

New York from Hobuck Ferry House New Jersey.

  • ARTIST: Alexander Robertson

  • PUBLISHER: London Pub.d March 31st 1800, by F. Jukes No. 10 Howland Street and by Al. Robertson Columbian Academy Liberty Street New York.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored aquatint and engraving,

    DATE: 1800.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 12 7/8 x 17 13/16" (32.6 x 45.2 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Alexander Robertson Delineavit. Francis Jukes Sculpsit. One of the great early views of the city. Originally issued as one of a set of four, the other views being Mount Vernon, Passaic Falls, and Hudson River near West Point. Only one complete set is known to exist, and it is in the I. N. Phelps Stokes collection of the New York Public Library.


  • CONDITION: Fair to good condition. Some expertly repaired wormholes in the title margin and one in the sky. Original handcoloring.

  • REFERENCE: Stokes Plate 73. Deak #216.