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[George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance.]

Image ID: 808575

[George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance.] (1877-1896)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [George Washington and his men viewing New York City from a distance.]

Creator(s)

: Smith, George F. -- Engraver
Bonwill, Charles E. H., b. ca. 1836 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1877-1896

Depicted Date

: 1776

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 13 cm. (9 1/4 x 5 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Viewing the half-ruined city of New York in the distance, Washington decided as well and wisely the course which would best contribute to her future greatness, as he could have done had he fully foreseen the glories of the coming century." "Pages 253, 254."

Original Source

: From History of the city of New York : its origin, rise and progress. (New York : Barnes, 1877-1896) Lamb, Martha J. (Martha Joanna) (1829-1893), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / American history -- 1776

Source Description

: 2 folders (60 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AME-1776

Digital ID

: 808575

Record ID

: 701409

Digital Item Published

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

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