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View of New York City, showing Broadway and the City Hall in the 1820s

View of New York City, showing Broadway and the City Hall in the 1820s

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Title:
View of New York City, showing Broadway and the City Hall in the 1820s
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: The fore-edge painting is a view of New York City, showing Broadway and the City Hall in the 1820s. A very interesting and unusual subject, American scenes depicted in fore-edge paintings being quite rare.
Date:
(c) 1819
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Cities & towns
City & town life
City & town halls
Places:
New YorkNew York
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1819.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Sermons preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow / by Thomas Chalmers
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000071A
Call #:
RARE BKS BX9178 .C43S4 1819x
Barcode:
39999063111395