New York and Environs Manhattan Brooklyn Hoboken 1869 Valentine bird's eye viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
New York and Environs.
(North America, United States, New York State, Manhattan, New Jersey, Hoboken, Hudson River).
Issued 1869, New York for Valentine.
Wonderful mid 19th century engraved city view with lovely hand color. Tremendous level of detail, including countless dozens of ships, endless buildings, and many people in the foreground including oxen drawn carts.
Originally issued in b&w;, found here with superior hand color which greatly enhances the artistic visual appeal.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Lower left blank margin narrow as issued to facilitate folding.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 12" H x 16 3/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 11" H x 15 3/4" W.