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Plan of the City of New York in North America : surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767, a south west view of the City of New York, taken from Governor's Island
The Collection of American historical prints and early views of American cities in NYPL. The collection includes a gift of the architect and historian Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes (1867-1944), 30 images from the assemblage of New York City views donated to the Library in 1922 by Amos F. Eno (1836-1915) and a few items from the collection of American historical prints accumulated by Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919) and presented to the Library in 1896. Lastly, a few other items not found in these collections also appear, such as an 1814 view of New Archangel, Alaska from the Rare Book Division, and the Hudson River Portfolio of 1820 views, from the Spencer Collection.
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A description of the towne of Mannados: or New Amsterdam, as it was in September 1661 . . .1664
Plan of New York City of New-York and its environs to Greenwich . . .Town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775
Plan of New York, Manhattan between North or Hudson River and East or Sound River. Park of Long or Nassau Island
Plan of the city of New York, in North America. Surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767
A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.
Chart and plan of the harbour of New York & the Couny. Adjacent, from Sandy Hook to Kingsbridge comprehending the whole of New York and Staten Islands, and part of Long Island & the Jersey shore : and shewing the defences of New York both by land and sea
A view of the City of New-York from Brooklyn Heights, in 1798
Vue de la Nouvelle Yorck.
A plan of New York Island with part of Long Island, Staten Island & East New Jersey with a particular description of the engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776, between his majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam
Plan of the City of New York in North America : surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767, a south west view of the City of New York, taken from Governor's Island
Plan of New York City of New-York and its environs to Greenwich . . .Town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775
Attaque de l'armé des provinciauz dans Long Island du 27. Aoust 1776. Dessin de l'Isle de New York et des Etats
Three pictures of the First Methodist Episcopal Church. The first . . . founded  A.D. 1768, dedicated by the Revd. Philip Embury.; The second church rebuilt 1817. Dedicated by the Revds. Nathan Bangs, D.D., St. Merwin and Bishop Soule, and the third church rebuilt A.D. 1841. Dedicated by Bishop Hedding. Also, the old rigging loft as it now stands 120 William St. 1844. Formerly Cart and Horse Street. Names of the first board of trustess and those of 1844 and 1847
Origin of steam navigation, a view of Collect Pond and its vicinity in the City of New York in 1793
Washington's grand entry into New York, Nov. 25th, 1783. Scene junction 3d Ave. and the Bowery
New York from Weahawk
New York City Hall Park. North end, 1825. From an original drawing.
Map of the country thirty miles round the City of New York ; designed and drawn by I. H. Eddy , 1812 ; published by Prior & Dunning.
New Yorks hamn och redd, fran Brooklyn pa Longisland
New York from Governors Island
Four vignette views. Apercu de chûtes de Niagara a 3 mil de distance. Canal de l'Ouest, près les petites chûtes de la rivière Mohawk. Coté sud de la ville de New York, sur le Sond our rivière de l'Est. Petites chûtes de la rivière Mohawk
The City of New York in the State of New York, North America, published Jany. 1, 1803
Map of New York. ; entered 1817
The Actor's Monument, the late Edmund Kean, Esqre. contemplating the tomb he caused to be erected to the memory of George Frederick Cooke, in Saint Paul's Church Yard, New York, America
New York from Heights near Brooklyn
Plan of the City of New York
Hell Gate
City Hall
New York from Weehawk ; Alex. J. Davis, designr. & engr ; lithography, printed by M. Williams.
Castle Garden, New York. [And] five other views: Passaic Falls, N.J.;  Mount Vernon, seat of the late Gen. Geo. Wash.; Schuykill near Flat-Rock; Beacon St., Boston; near Fishkill on the Hudson.
New York from Brooklyn
New York. Taken from the North west angle of Fort Columbus, Governor's Island
Five views of Astor House.
Broadway, New-York. Showing each building from the Hygeian Depot corner of Canal Street to beyond Niblo's Garden
Panoramic view of New York. (Taken from North River.)
First Division, New York State artillery
Broad Street New York after the recent fire; The Bowling-Green and Broadway; The Bowling-Green and Marketfield-Street.
New-York and environs, from Williamsburgh.
New York.
The old brewery at the Five Points, N.Y.
New-York. Birds' eye view, looking south from Union Square.
Jersey City. New York from Staten Island
New York from the steeple of St. Paul's Church, looking east, south and west
New York from the steeple of St. Paul's Church, looking east, south and west
Jersey City. New York from Staten Island. Brooklyn
New-York
A view of New-York and its environs. Taken from the heights of West Hoboken
New-York
National Guard 7th Regt. N.Y. S.M.
View of the lunatic asylum and mad house, on Blackwell's Island, New York
When Kossuth rode up Broadway. Below, left: Louis Kossuth, the great Hungarian patriot, received with cheers by 100,000 Americans upon his arrival in New York on December 6th, 1851
Interior view of the New York Crystal Palace for the exhibition of the industry of all nations. Taken on the first of December 1853. . . Cartstensen & Gildemeister architects, 74 Broadway N.Y.
New York Crystal Palace ....
Hippodrome polka
Firemen's Hall. New York. Erected A. D. 1854
Panorama of Manhattan Island. [With details]
Castle Garden--exterior view from the Battery ; Interior of Castle Garden in former times.
New York. Above title, names of 8 places and buildings, from Jersey City to Brooklyn
Sleighing in New York.
New York. Winter Scene in Broadway.
New York Crystal Palace for the Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations. . .
The Palace Garden (with accompaniment of singing bird.)
Burning of the New York Crystal Palace, on Tuesday Oct. 5th, 1858. During its occupation for the annual fair of the American Institute
Brooklyn. Bird's eye view of the City of New York. Williams-Burg
New York and environs
Central-Park, winter. The skating pond. New York
Martel's New York Central Park. Respectfully dedicated to the Park Commissioners
Panorama of New York and vicinity
The City of New York
The Old Tribune building. Photo-Electrotype Co. N.Y. On building to left, sign Daily witness.
Fast trotters on Harlem Lane N.Y. Com. Vanderbilt with Myron Perry and Daisy Burns. Bonner with Dexter
View of the New York Quarantine, Staten Island
View of New Brighton, S. I.
View of Brooklyn, L.I. From U.S. Hotel, New York
View of Williamsburgh, L.I. From Grand St. N.Y.
Regatta of the New York Yacht Club. June 1st 1854. Rounding the s.w. spit
Panorama of the Harbor of New York. Staten Island and the Narrows
Union Pond, Williamsburgh, L.I.
View of the south end of Bowling Green
Hotel letter-heads. The Windsor, Fifth Avenue.
A view of the Battery, Castle Garden, and the Statue of Liberty beyond. Lettering trimmed off: Castle Garden, New York showing Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty
The New York Stock Exchange, Trinity Church and Wall Street. Below, left, bust portrait of George B. Post, architect
View of Yonkers, New York
Troy. Taken from the west bank of the Hudson, in front of the United States Arsenal
National Guard [trophy of flags, etc., with Colonel A. Duryee, commandant] 7th Regt. N.Y.S.M. at Camp Worth (Kingston, July 1855) forming for review and inspection by Inspector-General B. F. Bruce N.Y.S.M.
A view of the City of New-York from Brooklyn Heights, in 1798
The old brewery at the Five Points, N.Y.
Hippodrome polka
The Palace Garden (with accompaniment of singing bird.)
View of New Brighton, S. I.
A view of the City of New-York from Brooklyn Heights, in 1798
Hippodrome polka
Hippodrome polka
A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.
St. Pauls and the Astor House
Panorama of Manhattan Island. [With details]
Panorama of Manhattan Island. [With details]
Brooklyn. Bird's eye view of the City of New York. Williams-Burg
Brooklyn. Bird's eye view of the City of New York. Williams-Burg
Central-Park, winter. The skating pond. New York
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