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A Rare mid-19th Century View of New York City

Rare birdseye view of New York with the City of Brooklyn in the distance, drawn by J. W. Hill and engraved by Henry Papprill in New York.

The view shows various commercial buildings in New York City, including P.T. Barnum's American Museum and the Daguerrian Miniature Gallery of the famous American photographer Mathew Brady.

New York Harbor and Brooklyn appear in the distance.