The Old Print Shop

East View of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N. Y. Taken in Septr. 1836.

  • ARTIST: Henry Walton

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: c.1837.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 9/16 x 16 13/16" (242 x 428 mm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: Drawn from nature and on stone by H. Walton. Lithographed by Bufford's Lithography, New York. This panorama of Ithaca was taken from the East, or College Hill. Walton, a one time resident of Ithaca, did two other views of the town. His work is valued for its wonderful blend of precise detail and naivete.


  • CONDITION: Fair condition. The margins are narrow and there is restoration work in the title margin and in the top left corner.

  • REFERENCE: #457 in PICTURING AMERICA 1497- 1899 by Gloria Gilda Deak.