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Title
The Government House
Names
Milbourne, C. (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

New York City -- Government House

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1797
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Ho
Topics
Official residences
Government House (New York, N.Y.)
Houses -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1790-1799
Carts & wagons -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1700-1799
Genres
Views
Reproductions
Notes
Content: 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 note: The new metropolis : memorable events of three centuries, 1600-1900, from the island of Mana-Hat-Ta to greater New York at close of nineteenth century. (New York : Appleton, c1899) Zeisloft, E. Idell, Author.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 21 x 27 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17103561
Barcode: 33333159158811
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f322fb80-c55a-012f-bd5e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1797: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Government House" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797 - 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Government House" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1797 - 1899). The Government House Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d2cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Government House