New York in the Nineteenth Century (1823)

 

Original title: New York from Heights Near Brooklyn. Engraved by John Hill (1770–1850), painted and published by William Guy Wall (1792 - 1864 or after), New York 1823. Text on print: To Thomas Dixon Esqr. this Plate is respectfully Inscribed by his Obliged Servt. Willm. G. Wall. This view was taken from point near present-day Court Street and First Place from a hill that was later leveled. The pond in the foreground was used by Cornell's Mill. The windmill at right belonged to Pierrepont's Gin Distillery. Hill worked in London before moving to Philadelphia in 1816 and to New York in 1822. Source: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Below, enlargements of the skyline of New York.

 

Nineteenth Century

 

 

Antique photos of NYC

 

 

 

Copyright © Geographic Guide - NYC and Brooklyn in the Nineteenth Century.

 

 

 

New York Skyline images

 

Brooklyn Heights

 

Old New York City

 

 

Lower Manhattan

 

 

East River

 

New York in the Nineteenth Century (1823)

 

NY Nineteenth Century

 

 

East River

 

Broadway NY 19th century

 

 

 

 

Nineteenth Century NYC

 

 

Historic Buildings