Federal Hall, Wall Street and Trinity Church in 1789

 

Original title: From a Contemporary Print. Federal Hall, Wall Street and Trinity Church, New York, in 1789.

Additional caption printed: The first congress of the United States was convened in Federal Hall, in the city of New York, corner of Wall and Nassau streets, and Washington was inaugurated in the balcony of this hall, April 30th 1789, before a large concourse of people whose joy was inexpressible. Washington made an address to congress and addressed a fervent supplication to Almighty God for the nation.

This print shows a view of Wall Street and Federal Hall as it appeared circa 1791, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and in the street, and Trinity Church (second temple) in the background. Contributor Names: artist Cornelius Tiebout (1777-1832), Clay & Richmond. Published 1879? Source: Library of Congress.

 

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Another version of the illustration above by the same artist Cornelius Tiebout. Original title: A Perspective View of the City Hall in New York, Taken from Wall Street. The Society of Iconophiles, New York, 1902. Re-engraved on copper by Sidney Lawton Smith (1845-1929). Source: Library of Congress.

 

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