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The First Methodist Church and Parsonage in America, John Street, New York

Artist:
Lyman W. Atwater (American, 1835–1891)
Publisher:
G. & W. Endicott (New York, NY)
Architect:
Church led and built by Philip Embury (American, born Ireland, Ballingrane, County Limerick 1729–1775 Camden, New York)
Date:
1861–62
Medium:
Lithograph with tint stone.
Dimensions:
Image: 12 5/8 × 17 5/16 in. (32.1 × 44 cm) Sheet: 15 15/16 × 19 11/16 in. (40.5 × 50 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1968
Accession Number:
68.724.50
Not on view
Street view of small plainly built church with passers-by including a water-carrier.
Inscription: Below image left: "Endicott & Co. lith. 59 Beekman St. N.Y." Center: "The First Methodist Church and Parsonage in America, John Street, New York" Bottom center: "Church Edifice dedicated by Philip Embury, 30th October, 1768."
Donor: Florence Waterbury Bequest
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