Posts Tagged ‘Brooklyn Esplanade’

“New York From the Heights”

August 17, 2009

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

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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.