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Bird's Eye View of The City of New York

Title:
Bird's Eye View of The City of New York
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Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in gray watercolor: "W.S. Hattory."; at lower left: "The City of New-York. / -- 1855."
Date: 
1855
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, and selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/4 x 20 3/8 in. ( 36.2 x 51.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Accessions Sales Fund
Object Number: 
1949.27
Gallery Label: 
An aerial view looking north from New York harbor to the edge of Harlem depicts Governors Island at the lower right, Brooklyn at the right, and busy traffic in the East and Hudson rivers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group