CARWITHAM, John (fl. 1723-1741). A View of Fort George with the City of New York from the SW.

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CARWITHAM, John (fl. 1723-1741).

A View of Fort George with the City of New York from the SW.

Engraving with original hand color.

London: Carrington Bowles, c. 1774. (2nd State)

11 ⅝” x 17 ⅝” sheet, 19 ¾” x 25 ¾” framed.

$25,000.

2nd state with amended title. The view captures the city of New York as it appeared sometime between 1731 and 1736 (probably around 1734). Stokes refers to the view as “one of the most important, interesting, and sought-after prints of Old New York” (Volume 1, plate 31, page 269).