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View of New York from Brooklyn Heights

Artist:
Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York)
Publisher:
Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Published in:
New York
Date:
1849
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 11 5/16 x 16 7/8 in. (28.7 x 42.9 cm) sheet: 13 3/4 x 18 3/8 in. (34.9 x 46.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary Knight Arnold, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.673.42
Not on view
Signature: in stone below image at left and right: "Palmer del. / "N. Currier lith. N.Y."

Inscription: in stone: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by N. Currier–the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N. York"; in stone, below title: "Revenue Office & Lighthouse / Battery / Bedlow's Island / Exchange / Trinity Church / Post Office / Fulton Ferry / United States Hotel / St. Paul's / North Dutch Church / Astor House / St. George's Chapel / Peck Slip / City Hall / French's Hotel"; bottom center: "Pub. by N. Currier, 152 Nassau St. cor of Spruce N.Y."
Donor: Mary Knight Arnold
Peters, Currier & Ives 3980; Conningham 1970, 6402; Gale 6914
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 3980, p. 388.

Mary Bartlett Cowdrey "Fanny Palmer, An American Lithographer" in Prints: Thirteen illustrated essays on the art of the print, selected for the Print Council of America by Carl Zigrosser. Carl Zigrosser, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, 1962, p. 218, ill.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 6402.

Gale Research Company, Bernard F. Reilly Jr. Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonné: A comprehensive catalogue of the lithographs of Nathaniel Currier, James Merritt Ives and Charles Currier, including ephemera associated with the firm, 1834-1907. 1984, cat. no. 6914, fig. no. 6914, p. 707, ill.



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