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View of Distributing Reservoir on Murray's Hill, City of New York

Lithographer:
Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Date:
1842
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 7 7/8 × 12 5/8 in. (20 × 32 cm) Sheet: 13 3/8 × 18 1/16 in. (34 × 45.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
54.90.726
Not on view
Signature: in stone below title: Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier 2 Spruce St. N.Y."

Inscription: in stone below image at left and right: "Extends from 40th to 42nd Str./ And on the 5th Avenue 420 feet / Covers 4 Acres / Depth of water when filled is is 36 Feet / Contains 21,000,000 of Gallons / Height above tide, 114 Feet" ; below title: "Entered according to Act of Congress A. D. 1842 by N. Currier...New York"
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Peters, Currier & Ives 408; Conningham 1970, 6411; Gale 6925
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 4083.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 6411.

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. 6925.



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