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New York and Brooklyn From Williamsburg

Rare mid-19th century view of New York City by Louis Le Breton, published in Paris by Savary & Cei and in London by Gambart & Company.

The view shows an unusual perspective of New York City, emphasizing the waterfront and wharves of Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Looking from Williamsburg, Governor's island appears between Louis Le Breton.

Le Breton (1818-1866) was a French painter and illustrator who specialized in nautical views and seascapes.


Reps locates a single example at the New York Public Library.

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