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The Port of New York: Bird's Eye View from the Battery, Looking South

Lyman W. Atwater (American, 1835–1891)
Charles Richard Parsons (American, Brooklyn, New York 1844–1918 St. Ives, Cornwall)
Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Lithograph printed in color
image: 20 1/2 x 33 3/8 in. (52.1 x 84.8 cm)
sheet: 28 1/8 x 39 7/8 in. (71.4 x 101.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: in stone: 115 Nassau Street, NY
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Peters, Currier & Ives 4011; Conningham 1970, 4848; Gale 5258
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 4011.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 4848.

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. 5258.

Marilyn Symmes Impressions of New York: Prints from the New York Historical Society. New York, 2004, cat. no. 65, pp. 134-5, ill.

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