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
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.
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Cities & towns
City & town life
City & town halls
New YorkNew York
- 1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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.
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Sermons preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow / by Thomas Chalmers
- Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
- Call #:
RARE BKS BX9178 .C43S4 1819x