New York from Brooklyn Heights - about 1836

 

Illustration drawn in the first half of the 19th century, about 1836, by John William Hill (1812-1879), engraved by William James Bennett (1787−1844) and published by Lewis P Clover, New York, in 1837, as part of a series of views of American cities.

This view was taken from Brooklyn Heights, after the Great Fire of 1835. It shows the lower part of Manhattan, in the background, including the domed building of the Merchant's Exchange, Trinity Church, the City Hall's tower, among other buildings. Source: Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc. Below, enlargements of the skyline of Manhattan of another copy from Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum in Madrid.

 

Brooklyn Heights

 

 

Antique photos of NYC

 

 

 

Copyright © Geographic Guide - NYC and Brooklyn in the 19th century.

 

Southern Manhattan

 

New York old buildings

 

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Old New York City

 

NY Great Fire 1845

 

Great Fire 1835

 

East River

 

Below, an enlargement of another copy from the Graphic Arts Collection of  Princeton University, showing Holt's Hotel in the center.

 

Old NYC

 

New York from Brooklyn Heights - about 1836

 

Hudson River

 

Broadway NY 19th century

 

 

 

 

NY old buildings

 

 

Historic Buildings