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Hill, John 
NEW YORK FROM WEEHAWK. NEW YORK: G. & C. & H. CARVILL, 1828
Estimate
6,0008,000
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98
Hill, John 
NEW YORK FROM WEEHAWK. NEW YORK: G. & C. & H. CARVILL, 1828
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York

Hill, John 
NEW YORK FROM WEEHAWK. NEW YORK: G. & C. & H. CARVILL, 1828
Aquatint and engraving (19 5/8 x 26 3/8 in.; 499 x 669 mm ), with hand-coloring by John Hill after William Guy Wall.
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Literature

Déak, Picturing America number 336, illustrated; Koke, Checklist of John Hill number 95;  Stauffer 616; Stokes, American Historical Prints c.1820-23-E-98; Stokes, The Iconography of Manhattan Island vol. III, pp.557-579, illustrated plate 92 

Catalogue Note

This view, together with the companion "New York from the Heights Near Brooklyn", forms "one of the most beautiful pairs of views of New York in the early nineteenth century" (Stokes, American Historical Prints, op.cit.).

The original watercolor is preserved in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York