8 December 2015
CURRIER, Nathaniel (1813-1888) and James Merritt IVES (1824-1895). The City of New York. New York: Currier and Ives, ca. 1870.
Lithographed bird's-eye view of New York printed in color, image 550 x 825 mm (676 x 982 mm sheet). (Laid down, light browning.) Matted and framed.
Large bird's-eye view of New York City with Battery Park in the foreground, listing 40 unnumbered places or buildings. The view shows the proposed “Great East River Suspension Bridge.” The Brooklyn Bridge was not completed until 1883. Currier and Ives 3989; Reps 2706.
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