Waterfront of City of New York & Brooklyn - 1850s


This German illustration, drawn approximately between 1850 and 1853, shows part of East River and waterfront of the City of New York and Brooklyn, with ships in the foreground, as seen from Williamsburg. Original title: New-York von der Seeseite aus gesehen / Des Auswanderers Sehnsucht.

Artist: Johann Friedrich Hesse (1792-1853). Printed in Berlin. Library of Congress. Below, enlargement of the center-left part from a different version of the illustration.




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