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Title
Government House.
Names
Scoles, John (1772?-1853) (Artist)
Scoles, John (1772?-1853) (Engraver)
Collection

I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints.

Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1795
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content: From The New-York Magazine; or Literary Repository, January 1795. vol. 6, opp. p. 1.
Content: Originally intended as a residence for the president of the United States, but before it was completd the federal government was moved to Philadelphia, and the residence was used to house the governors of New York State. It was renamed the Custom House in 1799, and was eventually demolished in 1815. Six years prior to that date, it served as the second home of the New-York Historical Society.
Content: Print issued January 1795.
Citation/reference: Deák 198
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print ; 8.9 x 14.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5b199dd0-c5ed-012f-642b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
We believe that this item has no known US copyright restrictions. The item may be subject to rights of privacy, rights of publicity and other restrictions. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library." Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1795: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Government House." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1795. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7b16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Government House." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7b16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1795). Government House. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7b16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Government House.