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Government House.

Image ID: 54249

Government House. ([1795])


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Image Details

Image Title

:  Government House.

Creator

: Scoles, John, 1772?-1853 -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Scoles, John, 1772?-1853 -- Artist

Published Date

: [1795]

Depicted Date

: [1793?]

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print ; 8.9 x 14.8 cm.

Notes

: From The New-York Magazine; or Literary Repository, January 1795. vol. 6, opp. p. 1. Note 2.) Originally intended as a residence for the president of the United States, but before it was completd the federal government was moved to Philadelphia, and the residence was used to house the governors of New York State. It was renamed the Custom House in 1799, and was eventually demolished in 1815. Six years prior to that date, it served as the second home of the New-York Historical Society. Note 3.) Print issued January 1795.

Standard Reference

: Deák 198

Source

: I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints. / Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Location

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

Digital ID

: 54249

Record ID

: 118302

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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