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Picturing America, 1497-1899: Prints, Maps, and Drawings bearing on the New World Discoveries and on the Development of the Territory that is now the United States

Over 1,000 original prints, drawings, and maps, selected primarily from The Phelps Stokes Collection, as well as from several other Library collections, featuring views of American towns and cities and representations of historical events, scenes, places, and battles relating to the United States, from 1497 to 1899. The selection of images is the same as that featured in Gloria Gilda Deák's 1988 book of the same title.

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William James Bennett (1787-1844). New York, from Brooklyn Heights. (1836?) Digital ID: 54723 William James Bennett (1787-1844). New York, from Brooklyn Heights. (1836?) Digital ID: 54723

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