View of J. M. Dunlap's Hurlgate [Hellgate] Ferry Hotel, Foot of 86th Street and East River, New York
James S. Baillie (American, active New York, 1838–55)
image: 7 15/16 x 12 3/16 in. (20.2 x 30.9 cm) sheet: 11 3/16 x 15 5/16 in. (28.4 x 39 cm)
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Not on view
Signature: in stone: "Published by James Baillie, 87th St., near 3d Avenue, N.Y. / 249"
Inscription: in stone: "An obliging Host, beautiful scenery and cool Summer-restaurant, Refreshments of the first quality, with Horses and pleasure Wagons to let, also Boats and Tackle for fishing- parties, renders this place second to none in the vicinity of New York. Murphy's Stages from City Hall, Pell St. and Bowery, run every 15 minutes and carry passengers to this place for 6 Cents."
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Stokes, Iconography III.906.232; Peters, America on Stone, p. 85; Kouwenhoven, Columbia Historical Portraits, p. 206.