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Wall, William Guy, 1792–approximately 1864
The Hudson River portfolio.
[New York] : [Published by Henry I. Megarey and transferred to G. & C. & H. Carvill], [1828]
Physical Description:
XX leaves, 20 leaves of plates : hand-colored illustrations ; 48 x 65 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2018 10
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Apparently not issued with a title page.
Imprint from plates. The imprint of plates 2-3, 5, and 11 vary: Published by H. I. Megarey & W. B. Gilley, New York, & John Mill, Charleston, S. C., and transferred to G. & C. & H. Carvill, New York; plate 19: Published by Henry I. Megarey, New York.
Originally issued in 5 numbers (of 4 plates each) between 1821 and 1825; six numbers were intended. "Publication rights were transferred in 1828 to G. & C. & H. Carvill ..."--Koke.
Koke, R.J. Checklist of the American engravings of John Hill (1770-1850), 75-94
Stokes, I.N.P. Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909, v. 3, p. 573
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary quarter calf, with leather title label on front cover. Presentation inscription: "A Son Altesse Royale Le Prince de Joinville. Hommage et Souvenir des Francois résidant à New York. 21 Juin 1838."
Twenty aquatint plates by John Hill and John Rubens Smith after paintings by William Guy Wall, with 20 leaves of descriptive letterpress by John Agg.
Subject Terms:
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Description and travel.
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Pictorial works.
Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Description and travel.
Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Pictorial works.
Joinville, François-Ferdinand-Philippe-Louis-Marie d'Orléans, prince de, 1818-1900 -- Presentation inscription.
New York (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1828.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, engraver.
Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849, engraver.
Agg, John, 1783-1855.
Megarey, Henry I., publisher.
Gilley, William B., 1785?-1830, publisher.
G. & C. & H. Carvill (Firm), publisher.

  • 1. Little Falls at Luzerne
  • 2. The Junction of the Sacandaga and Hudson Rivers
  • 3. View vear Jessups Landing
  • 4. Rapids above Hadleys Falls
  • 5. Hadley's Falls
  • 6. Glenns Falls
  • 7. View near Sandy Hill
  • 8. Baker's Falls
  • 9. View near Fort Miller
  • 10. Fort Edward
  • 11. Troy from Mount Ida
  • 12. View near Hudson
  • 13. Hudson
  • 14. Newburg)
  • 15. View from Fishkill looking to West Point
  • 16. West Point
  • 17. View near Fishkill
  • 18. View near Fort Mongomery
  • 19. Palisades
  • 20. New York from Governors Island.

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