Item #16189 North Battery foot of Hubert St., New York. Robert W Weir, engraver, artist. James Smillie.

North Battery foot of Hubert St., New York.

1833. A steel plate engraving of the waterfront at Hubert Street, New York City by the West Point art master and Hudson River painter Robert Weir. Engraved by James Smillie known for his exquisite "bank note" engraving. Appearing in The New York Mirror 1833. A waterfront scene with remnants of the wall of North Battery (1809 - 1831 & also called the Hubert Street Battery) a circular 16 gun fort connected to the riverbank by a drawbridge, in the area of modern day pier 27. Also depicted are sloops and a Hudson River steam boat just leaving the dock. At the time of this engraving the area between Barclay and Hubert Streets had become the site of the Washington Market. Small chip to top margin, a few spots of faint foxing at margins, otherwise very good. 9 X 7 1/4" Item #16189

Price: $245.00

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