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From a contemporary print. Federal Hall, Wall Street and Trinity Church, New York in 1789.

Image ID: 54237

From a contemporary print. Federal Hall, Wall Street and Trinity Church, New York in 1789. (1879)

Image Details

Image Title

:  From a contemporary print. Federal Hall, Wall Street and Trinity Church, New York in 1789.

Creator

: Tiebout, Cornelius, 1777-1830 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Clay and Richmond -- Printer Of plates

Published Date

: 1879

Depicted Date

: [1791-1793?]

Medium

: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : tinted lithograph ; 36.8 x 54.8 cm.

Notes

: Partnership of lithographic printers Hugh M. Clay and Henry A. Richmond dates from the year the lithograph was issued. The firm endured until 1886. Note 2.) The contemporary print from which this lithograph of Federal Hall was made is the copper engraving by Cornelius Tiebout, of approximately the same size, shown in entry 184. The date 1789 is given on the ninetenth-century lithograph in an attempt to peg to scene to the first presidential inauguration, even though Tiebout did not make his original drawing until 1791 or thereabouts.

Provenance

: John H. Levine Collection

Standard Reference

: Deák 185

Source Description

: 1 print : tinted lithograph ; 36.8 x 54.8 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 54237

Record ID

: 118291

Digital Item Published

: 8-18-2006; updated 3-25-2011

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