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Villas on the Hudson: a collection of photo-lithographs of thirty-one country residences

Collection Data

Augustus Austin Turner (ca.1831-1866) produced the first American book illustrated with photolithographs, its pioneering (or primitive) nature apparent in the slightly uneven printing and page alignment. The views are based on photographs Turner took between Manhattan and Dobbs Ferry. In general, they are either the country homes of prominent New Yorkers, or examples of eccentric architecture.
Turner, A. A. (Austin Augustus), ca. 1831-1866 (Photographer)
D. Appleton and Company (Publisher)
New York State Education Department, Electronic Doorway Library Program (Sponsor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860
Place: New York [etc.]
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Stuart 1701
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State)
Floor plans
Ownership: Stuart Collection
Physical Description
Extent: 3 p. l., 32 col. pl., 21 plans. 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 7435247
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13951742
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5533200-c6f6-012f-a39f-58d385a7bc34
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