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North American Hotel, New York

Issued by Peter B. Walker (American, 19th century)
W. Applegate (New York, NY)
April 1832
Engraving and etching
sheet: 12 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. (30.8 x 24.8 cm)
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: "This new and splendid establishment, situated in the most pleasant and central part of the city, in the Bowery, corner of Bayard Street, near the Bowery Theatre, where the Bowery and Wall-street Stages pass hourly. // Offers to gentlemen from the South, and strangers generally, every inducement, as it contains a number of Parlours with Bed-rooms adjoining; single bed-rooms &c. The Table will be contantly furnished with every luxury of a plentiful New-York market, and the Bar with a choice variety of Wines, and other Liquors, not surpassed by any establishment in the city.// The Proprietor pledges himself to use every exertion to render his House pleasant and agreeable to all those whose pleasure it may be to favor him with their patronage."
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Stokes, Iconography III. 909.273; VI. 615.
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