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George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance.

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Names
Bonwill, Charles E. H. (b. ca. 1836) (Artist)
Smith, George F. (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1776

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1877 - 1896
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-1776
Topics
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Horses -- United States
United States -- 1776 --
Military personnel -- American -- United States -- 1776
Forests
Genres
Conjectural works
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "Viewing the half-ruined city of New York in the distance, Washington decided as well and wisely the course which would best contribute to her future greatness, as he could have done had he fully foreseen the glories of the coming century." "Pages 253, 254."

Source note: History of the city of New York : its origin, rise and progress. (New York : Barnes, 1877-1896) Lamb, Martha J. (Martha Joanna) (1829-1893), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22 x 13 cm. (9 1/4 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677150
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17168638
Barcode : 33333159311402
UUID: 5989f440-c530-012f-c11c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1877: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1877 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f581-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f581-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1877 - 1896). George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f581-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance.