Cover image for Buffalo, from Lake Erie
Buffalo, from Lake Erie
Buffalo, from Lake Erie
Bennett, W. J. (William James), 1787-1844, artist, engraver, inscriber.
Publication Information:
New York : Henry J. Megarey, [1836]

Physical Description:
1 art print : color (aquatint) ; 44 x 65 cm
A depiction of the harbor of Buffalo, New York, showing shipping under both steam and sail ; near the center of the picture and close to the waterfront is the Lake steamer Victory.
General Note:
With pale blue mat in gilt wooden frame ; 65 x 86 cm.

Print glued to wooden frame about 1/2 in. larger than mat opening ; cardboard stapled to back of wooden frame ; original glass replaced with UF-3 Plexiglass, April 3, 1981.

Title and artist from bottom margin of print.

"Pain'd by W. J. Bennett from a Sketch by J. W. Hill"--Left bottom margin.

"Engraved by W. J. Bennett"--Right bottom margin.

"Pub. by Henry J. Megarey New-York"--Center bottom margin.

"To E. Johnson, H. Pratt, S. Wilkinson, B. Rathbun & H. Palmer, Esqrs., and the Citizens of Buffalo, with Col. Robt. Steele of New York, this Print is respectfully Inscribed by their Obt. Servt. W. J. Bennett"--Label on back of framed print.
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