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A view of the city of New-York from Brooklyn Heights, in 1798.

Image ID: 54737

A view of the city of New-York from Brooklyn Heights, in 1798. ([ca. 1850])

Image Details

Image Title

:  A view of the city of New-York from Brooklyn Heights, in 1798.

Additional Name(s)

: Dripps, M. (Matthew) -- Publisher
Saint-Mémin, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de, 1770-1852 -- Artist

Published Date

: [ca. 1850]

Depicted Date

: [1796?]


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print, on 3 sheets (1st state) ; 10.5 x 146.5 cm.


: Date depicted is probably 1796, not 1798 as inscribed on print. Note 2.) Print contains 10 numbered references to important buildings and churches and 26 unnumbered references in the lower margin. Note 3.) See also Deák 215.

Standard Reference

: Deák 218; Stokes P.1796-E-44


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


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

Digital ID

: 54737

Record ID

: 118610

Digital Item Published

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

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