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New York [City] Taken from Fort Columbus, Governors Island 1816

Striking view of New York City from Governors Island, as it appeared in 1816.
The view shows a harbor teaming with ships and commerce, with the fortifications at Fort Columbus illustrated, as it appeared at the close of the War of 1812, with soliders and fisherman in the foreground.
An early steam paddle wheel ship can be seen at the left, one of the earliest examples of such a vessel, which had only been introduced on the Mississippi River in 1812.

Artist: George Haywood
Print Type: Wood Engraving
Date: 1860
Publisher: Valentine
Origin: United States
Demensions: 18 x 9 1/2
Subject: New York City Views
Condition Report: Foxing. Folds as issued.


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New York From Fort Columbus 1816

Estimate $400 - $600Jan 04, 2020
Starting Bid $150
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