Bowling Green by David Johnson - 1868


The Bowling Green, New York City. Oil on canvas by artist David Johnson (1827-1908), dated 1868. Source: New-York Historical Society. View of Bowling Green and its white marble fountain, looking south from east side Broadway.

The Bowling Green was created in 1733, when a piece of land lying at the lower end of the Broadway, fronting to the Fort, was leased to make a bowling green, with walks therein for the recreation and delight of the residents of the City.

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Bowling Green by David Johnson - 1868


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