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New York from Bedlow's Island (New York Mirror)

Engraver:
Engraved by James Smillie (American, Edinburgh 1807–1885 Poughkeepsie, New York)
Artist:
After John Gadsby Chapman (American, Alexandria, Virginia 1808–1889 New York)
Printer:
A. King (New York, NY)
Publisher:
New York Mirror (1823–1843)
Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (17.5 x 25.5 cm) Sheet: 9 7/16 x 12 5/8 in. (24 x 32 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.1251
Not on view
A New York view taken from Bedlow's Island (later the site of the Statue of Liberty) with Manhattan in the distance.
Signature: In plate at left: "Painted by John G. Chapman"; at right: "Engraved by James Smillie"

Inscription: In plate: "Published for the New York Mirror"
Donor: Charles Allen Munn
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