Lot 347: (NEW YORK CITY.) Papprill, Henry; after Hill, John William. New York. With the City of Brooklyn in the Distance.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (NEW YORK CITY.) Papprill, Henry; after Hill, John William. New York. With the City of Brooklyn in the Distance. From the Steeple of St. Paul''s Church looking East, South and West. Large aquatint and engraved view of lower Manhattan printed on India paper and mounted to a thicker stock. 21 1/4x36 inches image size, 30 3/4x45 inches overall; some surface soiling probably easily removed, two marginal tears into mount sheet, one with small amount of loss, not affecting image. New York: Jos. Laing & Co., 1855
Notes: One of the most attractive and original nineteenth century views of New York City. Third state with additional stories added to several buildings and changes in signage. American Historical Prints E-119; Deak 578.