“New York From the Heights”

Brooklyn Heights, that is, circa 1820. That sandy shoreline is kind of the 19th century version of the Esplanade along the East River.

Newyorkfromtheheights

This painting, by American artist William Guy Wall, is part of the Edward W.C. Arnold Collection of New York prints, maps, and pictures at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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  1. Zach Wise » Daily Digest for 2009-08-17 Says:

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