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

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Title
George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781.
Names
Bonwill, Charles E. H. (b. ca. 1836) (Artist)
Smith, George F. (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

American History -- 1780s-1790s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1877 - 1896
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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
Wood engravings
Lower left corner missing.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21 x 13 cm. (8 1/2 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17613346
Barcode: 33333159314414
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd5546a0-c530-012f-828c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1877: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f650-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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 January 16, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f650-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1877 - 1896). George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781. Retrieved from https://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.