New York City, looking south - ca. 1849


Bird's-eye view of New York City, Union Square, looking south. Drawn from nature and on stone by C. Bachman. Lith. of Sarony & Major, N.Y.

Above, hand-colored lithograph, published by Williams & Stevens (New York, NY), 1850. Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Below, enlargements of a B&W version of the same illustration, published by John Bachmann, ca. 1849. Source: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C.



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