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(COLONIAL ERA.) Pierre Canot, engraver; after Thomas Howdell. A South West View of the City of New York, in North America. Engraving, 16 3/4 x 23 inches, on laid paper, with caption in English and French; minimal wear. London: John Bowles, circa 1768
This view from the southern part of Manhattan shows the island's densely populated southern tip to the right, Governor's Island (here "Nutting Island") at center, Staten Island in the far distance, and a bit of Brooklyn ("Long Island") to the far left. A brewery is seen in the foreground. Published as part of the Scenographia Americana series. Cresswell 552. Provenance: Old Print Shop.
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