Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Union Palace Hotel, Union Square, New York

Artist:
Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York)
Lithographer:
Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Date:
1849–56
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 8 9/16 × 11 11/16 in. (21.8 × 29.7 cm)
Sheet: 13 5/16 × 17 11/16 in. (33.8 × 45 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
Accession Number:
63.550.343
Not on view
Inscription: in stone below image at left and right: "F. F. Palmer del / N. Currier Lith N.Y."
in stone, below image at rigth: "J. C. Wheeler / John Wheeler, Proprietors"; below title: "This Hotel is Situated in the Most Fashionable and Elegant Quarter of the City, and is Unsurpassed in all its Departments for Convience, Quietness, and Luxury"
Adele S. Colgate; Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American)
Peters Currier & Ives 4088; Conningham 1970, 6286; Gale 6773
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 4088.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 6286.

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. 6773.

Related Objects

Union Place Hotel, Union Square, New York

Artist: Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York) Date: 1849–56 Medium: Lithograph with tint stone; proof before letters Accession: 54.90.663 On view in:Not on view

New York Crystal Palace for the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations

Artist: Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York) Date: 1853 Medium: Color lithograph Accession: 54.90.1184 On view in:Not on view

Staten Island and the Narrows, From Fort Hamilton, New York

Artist: Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York) Date: 1861 Medium: Hand-colored lithograph Accession: 54.90.780 On view in:Not on view

Across the Continent – "Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way"

Artist: Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York) Date: 1868 Medium: Hand-colored lithograph Accession: 66.738.23 On view in:Not on view

American Express Train

Artist: Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York) Date: 1864 Medium: Hand-colored lithograph Accession: 66.738.27 On view in:Not on view