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South east view of the City of New York. 1. New Colledge. 2. Old English Church. 3. City Hall. 4. French Church. 5. North River. 6. Staten Island. 7. The prison. 1768

South east view of the City of New York. 1. New Colledge. 2. Old English Church. 3. City Hall. 4. French Church. 5. North River. 6. Staten Island. 7. The prison. 1768

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Summary

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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Date

1768
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Contributors

Eno, Amos F. (1836-1915), Collector
Canot, Pierre Charles (1710-1777), Artist
Gavit & Duthie, Publisher
Howdell, Thomas (fl. 1760-1769), Artist
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New York Public Library
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