The Old Print Shop

Genesse and Washington Streets, Utica, N. Y.

  • ARTIST: John Barber

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving with modern handcoloring,

    DATE: 1842.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 3 1/4 x 6 1/2" (83 x 164 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "Historical Collections of the State of New York" by Henry Howe and John W. Barber. Subtitled: "Washington street, with the Presbyterian Church, is seen on the left: the bridge across the Erie Canal is seen on the right, down Genesee street, and at its extremity the depot of the Utica and Schenectady Railroad". Utica developed industrially following the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825. It was chartered as a city in 1832.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.