The Old Print Shop

General View (New York) from Brooklyn.

  • ARTIST: Augustus Kollner

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Goupil & Co., New-York & Paris.

  • MEDIUM: Two-stone lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: 1850

  • EDITION SIZE: 8 x 11 3/4" (204 x 297 mm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: Plate 46 from August Kollner's "Views of American Cities". A scarce series of 54 plates published between 1848 and 1851 by Goupil, Vibert of New York & Paris with the printing done in Paris by Deroy and Cattier. These prints are known for their high quality printing and exquisite handcoloring. In 1944 Helen Comstock wrote that this series is outstanding as to the geographical coverage, architectural detail and attractiveness of composition through the introduction of figures and vehicles.


  • CONDITION: Very good condition. Original hand coloring.