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Milbourne, Cotton (fl. 1790-1840) (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Government House

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1797
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Ho
Government House (New York, N.Y.)
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1790-1799
Carts & wagons -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1700-1799
Content : At lower right of image: "C. Milbourne [illegible]-Et-Exc ..." Printed on border: "This edifice was erected 1790, at the foot of Broad-Way, facing the Bowling Green. It was originally designed for the residence of Genl. Washington (then president of the United States) but, the Capitol being removed, he never ocupied [sic] it. It then became the Governors' House, and was the residence of Governors George Clinton and John Jay. The buillding was subsequently used for the Custom-House, from the year 1799 until 1815, when it was taken down." "From an old print made from the original drawing."

Source identifier: 1274 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21 x 27 cm. (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1622156
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17103561
Barcode : 33333159158811
UUID: f322fb80-c55a-012f-bd5e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1790: Creator Born
  • 1797: Created (Approximate)
  • 1840: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Government House." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Government House." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1797 - 1899). The Government House. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Government House.