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George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781.

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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 -- 1780s-1790s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1877 - 1896
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-178
Topics
Washington, George, 1732-1799
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- 1700-1799
Horseback riding -- New York (State) -- 1780-1789
Military personnel -- New York (State) -- 1780-1789
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 )
Note: Lower left corner missing.Condition
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21 x 13 cm. (8 1/2 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677161
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17613346
Barcode : 33333159314414
UUID: cd5546a0-c530-012f-828c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1877 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f650-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f650-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1877 - 1896). George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f650-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781.