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The Government House.

Image ID: 804987

The Government House. (1797)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The Government House.

Additional Name(s)

: Milbourne, Cotton, fl. 1790-1840 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1899

Created Date

: 1797

Depicted Date

: 1790

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 27 cm. (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Notes

: At lower right of image: "C. Milbourne [illegible]-Et-Exc ..." Printed on border: "This edifice was erected 1790, at the foot of Broad-Way, facing the Bowling Green. It was originally designed for the residence of Genl. Washington (then president of the United States) but, the Capitol being removed, he never ocupied [sic] it. It then became the Governors' House, and was the residence of Governors George Clinton and John Jay. The buillding wa ....
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Original Source

: From The new metropolis : memorable events of three centuries, 1600-1900, from the island of Mana-Hat-Ta to greater New York at close of nineteenth century. (New York : Appleton, c1899) Zeisloft, E. Idell, Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- Government House

Source Description

: 1 folder (5 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-Ho

Digital ID

: 804987

Record ID

: 692259

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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