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[George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781.]

Image ID: 808881

[George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781.] (1877-1896)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [George Washington and military personnel looking towards the city of New York, 1781.]

Creator(s)

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

Published Date

: 1877-1896

Depicted Date

: 1781

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 13 cm. (8 1/2 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." Lower left corner missing.

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 -- 1780s-1790s

Source Description

: 4 folders (164 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AME-178

Digital ID

: 808881

Record ID

: 701620

Digital Item Published

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

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