American Hotel, Hartford, Conn.

Two-stone lithograph, c.1848.
Image size 14 5/8 x 18 7/8" (371 x 478 mm) plus title and margins.
Good condition, save for a 1" mended tears - one in each side margin. There is a very faint water stain and some scuffing the in the lower left corner..
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 16153
Price: $1,750.00
Publisher : Published by Colton & Co, Hartford, Conn.
Subtitled "Newton Carter", possibly the name of the hotel's proprietor. Lith. of Colton & Co, Hartford, Conn. A wonderfully detailed image. This hotel was located at the corner of American Row and State Street. Other businesses located in the building include a stage office (with the stage in front), a clothing store, Pekin Tea Co. A cigar store, with a carved Indian in front, a sign painter and the Depository of Art. The lithographic publishing firm of Colton & Co. was a short-lived partnership between Frederick P. Colton and Charles H. Coburn that was in business, 1847-48. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , Connecticut