8 December 2015
[BACHMANN, John (1814-1896).] Bird's eye view of New York & Brooklyn. St. Gall, Switzerland: J. U. Locher, [and] New York: J. H. Locher, n.d. [after 1851].
Lithographed bird's-eye view of New York printed in color, image 580 x 740 mm (612 x 778 mm sheet). (Laid down, upper margin renewed.) Matted and framed.
Large bird's-eye view of New York City from the West, with Manhattan and Battery Park in the foreground and center, and Brooklyn to the East. Drawn in stone by C. Matter. Bachman is not mentioned on the print, but it is clearly replicating his view (see Reps 2658).
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