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A South East View of the City of New York, in North America

Artist:
Pierre Charles Canot (French, Paris 1710–1777 Kentish Town, London (active England))
Artist:
After Captain Thomas Howdell, of the Royal Artillery (British, 18th century)
Publisher:
Published London by John Bowles (British, 1701?–1779)
Publisher:
Published London by Robert Sayer (British, Sunderland 1725–1794 Bath)
Publisher:
Thomas Jeffreys (London)
Publisher:
Published London by Carington Bowles I (British, 1724–1793)
Date:
ca. 1768
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 14 1/4 x 20 5/8 in. (36.2 x 52.4 cm) Sheet: 17 7/8 x 24 1/8 in. (45.4 x 61.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.43
Not on view
Published in London in 1768, this prospect of New York was made when the city was under British control. Pierre Canot based his engraving on a drawing that Thomas Howdell, a Royal Artillery captain, made about 1763.
Charles Allen Munn (American, 1859-1924), purchased 1896, with 24.90.42; Donor: Charles Allen Munn
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