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The transportation problem.   The Baxter boat "City of New York," the fastest steamer tried on the Erie Canal.

Image ID: 54674

The transportation problem. The Baxter boat "City of New York," the fastest steamer tried on the Erie Canal. ([1826])

Image Details

Image Title

:  The transportation problem. The Baxter boat "City of New York," the fastest steamer tried on the Erie Canal.

Creator

: Richardson, James H. -- Wood-engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Stone, William L. (William Leete), 1792-1844 -- Author
Colden, Cadwallader D. (Cadwallader David), 1769-1834 -- Author

Medium

: Wood engravings

Item Physical Description

: 2 prints : wood engraving ; 5.5 x 18.7 cm. or smaller.

Item/Page/Plate

: vol. 2, opp. 331

Notes

: Chittinago and N.Y.L.B. line, Lady of the Lake depicted in image. Note 2.) Print inserted as extra-illustration.

Standard Reference

: Deák 339

Source

: Memoir, prepared at the request of a committee of the Common council of the city of New York, and presented to the mayor of the city, at the celebration of the completion of the New York canals.

Source Description

: 2 volumes

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: MEZO

Digital ID

: 54674

Record ID

: 119261

Digital Item Published

: 3-1-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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