Plate: Haertger's View of Niew Amsterdam
Overall: 1 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. ( 2.9 x 26.4 cm )
printed: in blue on back: "HAERTGER'S VIEW OF NIEW AMSTERDAM 1626/OLD NEW YORK/COMMEMORATING THE / INAUGURATION OF/ GEORGE WASHINGTON OF FEDERAL HALL NEW YORK/ APRIL 30, 1789 AND THE NEW/ YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939/ WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND" impressed: on ba
Light blue transfer printed plate depicting early view of tip of Manhattan including fort, Indians in canoes, and ships; the border pattern is composed of leaves and flowers.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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