Printed textile of plan of NYC
Overall: 29 x 26 in. ( 73.7 x 66 cm )
Silk copper-engraved kerchief with a plan of New York City below Fourteenth St., circa 1834; map indicates streets, churches, and schools; legend in right lower corner; American bald eagle armorial upper left ; printed in black, yellow, red and pale green; decorative border.
embroidered: top left corner: "James Lawrence/ Jan. 1./ 1834"
printed: all over: "PLAN of/ the CITY of/ NEW-YORK/ HUDSON RIVER/ LAFAYETTE'S Landing/ Mondy Augt 16, 1824/ EAST RIVER/ ..."
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