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Names
Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) (Author)
Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry) (1809-1854) (Artist)
Adlard, Henry (Engraver)
Creswick, Thomas (1811-1869) (Artist)
Collection

American scenery; or land, lake, and river: illustrations of transatlantic nature.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1840
Place Term: London and New York
Publisher: George Virtue and R. Martin & Co.
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: IID (Willis, N. P. American Scenery)
Topics
United States -- Description and travel
Sing Sing Prison
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) -- 1830-1839
Notes
Content : Added engraved title pages, which read: American scenery, by N.P. Willis, Esq., illustrated in a series of views by W.H. Bartlett ...

Content : Illustrations: 119 prints (incl. added title pages) : etching ; full-page. By R. Wallis (13), J. Cousen (7), J.T. Willmore (11), R. Brandard (12), H. Adlard (8), G.K. Richardson (5) and 27 others, after W.H. Bartlett (111), T. Creswick (6) and T. Doughty (2). -- Stipple-engraved port. of Bartlett, by B. Holl, after H. Room; full-page map, drawn and engraved by W. Hughes. "In a few copies the plates are hand-colored"--BAL.

Content : Imprint on covers of quarterly pts.: London : Published for the proprietors by G. Virtue.

Content : Vol. 1: iv, [iii]-iv, 140 p., [68] leaves of plates; v. 2: iv, 106 p., [53] leaves of plates.

Content : Imprint on added title pages: London : George Virtue ; New York : R. Martin & Co.

Citation/reference : BAL 22755

Citation/reference : Sabin 3784

Content: Originally issued 1837-1840 in 30 monthly pts. and in 7 quarterly pts. Title pages and other preliminaries in pt. 30 and pt. 7, respectively.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 2087806
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12688242
UUID: 9a7a9960-c609-012f-3305-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1806: Creator Born
  • 1840: Created
  • 1867: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Sing Sing Prison and Tappan Sea." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c7d3f71-2848-4986-e040-e00a1806378b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Sing Sing Prison and Tappan Sea." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c7d3f71-2848-4986-e040-e00a1806378b

APA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1840). Sing Sing Prison and Tappan Sea. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c7d3f71-2848-4986-e040-e00a1806378b

Wikipedia Citation

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Sing Sing Prison and Tappan Sea.