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View of the Great Receiving Reservoir, Yorkville, City of New York

Lithographer:
Lithographer and Publisher Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Date:
1842
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 7 15/16 × 12 11/16 in. (20.2 × 32.2 cm) Sheet: 12 1/2 × 14 5/8 in. (31.8 × 37.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
Accession Number:
63.550.419
Not on view
Signature: in stone, lower center: "Lith & Pub by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y. / Entered according to Act of Congress A. D. 1842 by N. Currier...N. York"

Inscription: in stone, below title at left and right: "Extends from 79th to 86 Street. / & from 6th to 7th Avenue. / South Division covers 3 City Blocks. / North Division covers 4 City Blocks. / Whole Enclosure " 35 acres / Surface of Water " 31 do."
Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962)
Peters Currier & Ives 4085; Conningham 1970, 6418; Gale 6932
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 4085.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 6418.

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. 6932.



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