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Catalog ID: History H-1981.108.1

Object Name: Print

Title: View of Albany N.Y. From the East

Object Type: Documentary Artifact

Date Made: 1845

Place Made: New York, New York Co., New York

Artist: Edwin Whitefield

Printer: Lewis & Brown

Materials: paper; lithographed

Measurements: 15 3/8 x 24 in.

Physical Description: Lithograph. Sepia-tone view of Albany as seen from Rensselaer across the Hudson River with 34 keyed landmarks in bottom margin. Sailboats & steamers on river; man on horseback, cattle and sheep grazing near shoreline in foreground.

Publications: Scherer, John L. and Schein, Richard, 1991, A Bird's Eye View of New York: Views and Viewmakers of New York State 1836-1892 (published illustration: p. 9, fig. 5)

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