Illustration of the City of New York - 1851

 

Panoramic view of the City of New York with Battery Park in the foreground. The population of New York was larger than that of Philadelphia and nearly five times as large as the population of Boston.

Illustration by Wilhelm Heine (1827-1885), Kummer & Döpler. Engraved by Himely. Printed by Goupil & Co., Paris, ©1851. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

 

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Part of a hand-colored illustration based on the same panoramic view above (source Christie's).

 

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Brick Church

 

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Bowling Green

 

 

 

 

 

 

Below, enlargement of part of Downtown Manhattan.

 

 

 

 

 

Illustration of the City of New York - 1851

 

 

 

 

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