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Rt. Rev. Samuel Provoost, D.D., first bishop of New York

Rt. Rev. Samuel Provoost, D.D., first bishop of New York

Half-length portrait, seated, facing left, holding book.

York-Island, with a view of the seats of Mr. A. Gracie, Mr. Church &c. / drawn, engraved & published by W. Birch, Springland near Bristol, Penns'a.

York-Island, with a view of the seats of Mr. A. Gracie, Mr. Church &c....

Print shows view across lake of houses on the far shore, framed by a grape arbor and willow tree.

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Ge...

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... more

New York from Fort Wood

New York from Fort Wood

Drawing shows a panoramic view of New York from Bedloe's Island. A group of people in a boat row away from the island into the harbor.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Strickland sc.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Stri...

Print shows Fort Niagara on a peninsula at the mouth of the Niagara River in Lake Ontario.

South-east view of Sackett's harbour / T. Birch del.

South-east view of Sackett's harbour / T. Birch del.

Print shows a small lighthouse, sailing ships, and buildings, also Navy Point, Fort Tompkins, the Smith Cantonment, and the Pike Cantonment, Sackets Harbor, New York.

Com. MacDonough's victory on Lake Champlain Sept. 11th 1814 / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Com. MacDonough's victory on Lake Champlain Sept. 11th 1814 / M. Cornè...

Print shows the battle on Lake Champlain and the land battle at Plattsburgh, 1814, Sept. 11.

Battle of Plattsburg / Read sc.

Battle of Plattsburg / Read sc.

Print shows British troops under attack by American forces during the battle at Plattsburgh, New York.

Guann's near Fort - Swift, Brooklyn / J.R. Smith, fecit., 1817.

Guann's near Fort - Swift, Brooklyn / J.R. Smith, fecit., 1817.

Drawing shows the landscape of a rural area in Brooklyn with cattle grazing on a dirt road. Ships travel through what may be Gowanus Canal in the distance.

Parody. 605,000 sour grapes

Parody. 605,000 sour grapes

An illustrated broadside pertaining to the controversy surrounding settlement of the State of New York's War of 1812 financial claims against former governor Daniel D. Tompkins. It was established that the ex-g... more

Rapids above Hadleys Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Rapids above Hadleys Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hil...

Print shows a view of rapids on the Hudson River with cliffs along one side; also shows a man fishing off a bank in the foreground.

Baker's Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Baker's Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River at Hudson Hill with a mill at center, on the far bank; also shows a man standing on the rocks at river's edge and trees in the left foreground.

Hudson / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Hudson / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from the shore with a view across the river of Hudson, New York; also shows two men pulling a fishing nets ashore, men in a rowboat, sailboats, and on the right a steamboa... more

Troy from Mount Ida / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I.R. Smith ; finished by J. Hill.

Troy from Mount Ida / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I.R. Smith ; ...

Print shows view looking across the Hudson River with Troy, New York, on the left.

View near Sandy Hill / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

View near Sandy Hill / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River near Sandy Hill with small buildings, possibly mills, on the far right side, and a dirt road, on which a woman is walking, in the center foreground; also shows a small for... more

View near Hudson / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by J. Hill.

View near Hudson / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by J. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from an elevated vantage point on a dirt road with trees, rocks, and a fence along the roadway; also shows sailboats on the river and rolling hills in the background.

Fort Edward / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Fort Edward / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River at Fort Edward, New York, with a broad view of the river, pasture land where cows are grazing, rolling hills and buildings in the background, and in the foreground, a dirt... more

Little falls at Luzerne / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Little falls at Luzerne / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a little waterfall at Luzerne on the Hudson River, with two buildings on the edge of the river, possibly mills, and a larger building, possibly a house or an inn, on the hillside above the river; al... more

View near Fort Montgomery / painted by G.W. [i.e., W.G.] Wall ; engraved by J. Hill.

View near Fort Montgomery / painted by G.W. [i.e., W.G.] Wall ; engrav...

Print shows a view of the Hudson River with several men on a log raft; also shows the steep hillsides that form the banks of the river.

View from Fishkill looking to West Point / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

View from Fishkill looking to West Point / painted by W.G. Wall ; engr...

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from above Fishkill, New York, looking south along the Hudson River toward West Point. A sidewheel steamship heads south on the river, and a cowherd tends three cows at th... more

View near Jessups landing / painted by W.G. Wall ; finished by I. Hill.

View near Jessups landing / painted by W.G. Wall ; finished by I. Hill...

Print shows a view of the Hudson River as it passes through rolling hills with forest and pasture lands, and a dirt road with travelers on foot, near Jessups Landing in Corinth, New York.

Newburgh / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Newburgh / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from a dirt road where oxen pull a wagon, with a view across the river of Newburgh, New York, and rolling hills in the background.

West Point / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

West Point / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from above the banks opposite of the military academy at West Point, New York. Also shows men climbing among the rocks, a man standing on the shore near a rowboat carrying... more

The junction of the Sacandaga and Hudson Rivers / painted by W.G. Wall ; finished by I. Hill.

The junction of the Sacandaga and Hudson Rivers / painted by W.G. Wall...

Print shows the confluence of the Sacandaga and Hudson rivers with some rapids at the junction; also shows a broad view of the landscape with pasture lands, rolling hills, and buildings near a bridge, with carr... more

View near Fishkill / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

View near Fishkill / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from a roadway, with two men are tending fishing nets and stone buildings on the hillside above the road.

Glenns Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Glenns Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River at Glenns Falls with a building on an island and a bridge spanning the river and passing through the building; also shows people on the island.

Hadley's Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by J.R. Smith ; finished by J. Hill.

Hadley's Falls / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by J.R. Smith ; finis...

Print shows a view of the Hudson River at Hadley's Falls where it passes through forested cliffs, near Jessups Landing in Corinth, New York; also shows two people on the far left enjoying the scenery.

New York /
A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y. city members

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y....

A satire condemning the duplicity and conspiracy of the "Bucktail" faction of New York Democrats in their April 1824 ouster of New York's ex-governor DeWitt Clinton from his post as canal commissioner. The Lib... more

Capture of Andre / from a sketch by Stothard ; engraved by W.E. Tucker.

Capture of Andre / from a sketch by Stothard ; engraved by W.E. Tucker...

Print shows militiamen John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart, and David Williams apprehending and searching British Major John Andre near Tarrytown, New York.

Palisades / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Palisades / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Palisades rising up on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, as seen from the river, with sailboats and a northbound side wheeler steamship, possibly carrying tourists, passing by t... more

Shakers near Lebanon state of N. York, their mode of worship

Shakers near Lebanon state of N. York, their mode of worship

Several rows of Shakers, separated by gender, performing a step dance in the meeting hall at New Lebanon, New York; a woman spectator is seated in left foreground.

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed in 1834, reduced from the plans as returned by Benjn. Wright, Civil Engineer, D. R. Harrison, sc.

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed...

Shows New York state from Westchester County to Lake Erie, and part of northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The line was chartered on April 24, 1832. See entry 404.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Print shows a group of people standing on a decayed section of the docks at the Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York.

Capitol fashions for 1837

Capitol fashions for 1837

A caricature of President Martin Van Buren issued during the Panic of 1837, strongly critical of his continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies. Particular reference is made to the Specie ... more

[Croton Aqueduct, (Westchester Co., New York). Method of tunnelling in earth] / John B. Jervis, chf. engineer.

[Croton Aqueduct, (Westchester Co., New York). Method of tunnelling in...

Drawing shows section of tunnel with two men working on scaffolding frame.

Going the whole hog

Going the whole hog

Martin Van Buren's New York political favorites are represented as piglets suckled by a giant sow "The Empire State." The artist's pointed reference is to the exploitation of New York State by the President and... more

Loco Foco expresses

Loco Foco expresses

A commentary on the Whigs' disappointment of "Loco Foco" Democratic expectations in the New York municipal elections of spring 1838. Successful Whig mayoral candidate Aaron Clark holds two horses by their tails... more

Loco Foco scramble for collectors licenses

Loco Foco scramble for collectors licenses

Democratic patronage in New York is parodied in a scene of Loco Foco drivers or carmen rushing for cab licenses distributed by recently appointed collector of the port, Democratic stalwart Jesse Hoyt. Hoyt repl... more

Disturbing a martin's nest

Disturbing a martin's nest

A satire on the Van Buren administration's involvement in New York State politics. Although the precise context of the cartoon is unclear, specific reference is made to Van Buren's alliance with postmaster gene... more

Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. By David H. Burr; (Late topographer to the Post Office.) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail ...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads.

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington City ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lithr., Philada.

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone b...

Print shows Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, half-length portrait, facing left; includes facsimile signature.

[Castle Garden from the water]

[Castle Garden from the water]

Drawing shows Castle Garden, now known as Castle Clinton in Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, New York, from the water.

Loco Foco consternation or the orful kat-ass-trophe

Loco Foco consternation or the orful kat-ass-trophe

Another satire on the Glentworth scandal controversy, by the same artist as "The Last Card," "Evenhanded Justice," and "O. K." (nos. 1840-60, -62, and -63). Here the artist lampoons Democratic efforts to sensat... more

Castle Garden in New York

Castle Garden in New York

Drawing shows Castle Garden, now known as Castle Clinton in Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, New York, from the water.

The last card. Tip overthrown

The last card. Tip overthrown

A satire on the controversy surrounding charges of election fraud against New York State tobacco inspector James B. Glentworth and other Whigs during the election of 1838. The allegations were made two years l... more

To married women - Madame Restell, female physician

To married women - Madame Restell, female physician

Advertisment in the New York herald newspaper for "preventative powders for married ladies, whose health forbids too rapid increase of family."

[New York Harbor]

[New York Harbor]

Landscape drawing shows men fishing off the pier, perhaps on Staten Island, looking across New York Harbor. Sailboats dot the water. Below the image, on the mount, various locations are identified in the drawin... more

Full tilt for the Capitol

Full tilt for the Capitol

The artist envisions public repudiation of Democratic hard-money policies, and the triumph of administration opponent Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, a conservative Democrat. Tallmadge, on horseback and armed with a l... more

Racquet River--"Adirondacks"

Racquet River--"Adirondacks"

Man fly-fishing in the Racquet River, mountains in background.

Evenhanded justice of the breaking up of the star chamber

Evenhanded justice of the breaking up of the star chamber

Another in the series of "Spoodlyks's" satires on the Glentworth affair. (See also nos. 1840-60, -61, and -63). Here the artist portrays Glentworth's attempt to remove evidence in the vote fraud inquiry from t... more

School house, Tappan / painted by Robert W. Weir ; engraved on steel by James Smillie.

School house, Tappan / painted by Robert W. Weir ; engraved on steel b...

Print shows children departing a rural school house in Tappan, New York.

High Bridge and high service works and reservoir

High Bridge and high service works and reservoir

Print shows the High Bridge and aqueduct spanning the Harlem River to the pumping station and reservoir.

Croton Dam / drawn for D.T. Valentine ; drawn & lithd. by G. Hayward.

Croton Dam / drawn for D.T. Valentine ; drawn & lithd. by G. Hayward.

Print shows water cascading over spillway of the Croton Dam in New York.

Gov. Seward's letter or the triumph of liberality and justice

Gov. Seward's letter or the triumph of liberality and justice

A dramatic prison scene, intended to contrast the clemency of New York's Whig governor William H. Seward with the vindictiveness of the Democrat-controlled New York City prison administration. In the interior o... more

Progress of reform!!! No. 1

Progress of reform!!! No. 1

A scene in New York, outside the gates of City Hall Park. Two well-dressed men with top hats overturn the table of two apple-women. One of the men (from all appearances a Loco Foco radical Democrat) shouts at t... more

The Rev'd James Milnor D.D. rector of St. George's Church / drawn on stone by G.B. Black from a photogenic miniature by Gurney ; printed by C. Hullmandel.

The Rev'd James Milnor D.D. rector of St. George's Church / drawn on s...

Print shows the Reverend James Milnor, D.D., half-length portrait, sitting, facing front, holding book in right hand.