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Creator:
Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain
after Thomas Howdell, active ca. 1768, British
Title:
View of the City of New York: A South East View of the City of New York in North America
Date:
1763
Medium:
Color engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 x 20 7/8in. (33.7 x 53cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in plate on verso of board (see 'notes' for explanation), below, center: "A South East View of the City of New York in North America" | "Vue de Sud Est de la Ville de New York dans L'Amerique Septentrionale"; below: "Drawn on the spot by Cap.t Thomas Howdell of the Royal Artillery. Engraved by P. Canot."; below: "Published according to Act of Parliament by Tho. Jefferys at Charing Cross." below, left: "1. New College. / 2. Old English Church. / 3. City Hall. / 4. French Church." below, right: "5. North River. / 6. Staten Island. / 7. The Prison."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1496
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47547
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