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The Hudson River Portfolio

Collection Data

Description
Twenty views of the Hudson River painted by Irish watercolorist William Guy Wall were published as aquatints by Henry Megary in New York in the early 1820s. John Hill was the principal engraver.These colorful views were some of the earliest images of the Hudson River to be presented as art and were widely popular.
Names
Hill, John, 1770-1850 (Etcher)
Megarey, Henry J. (1818-1845) (Publisher)
Wall, William Guy, 1792-approximately 1864 (Artist)
Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849 (Etcher)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1820
Place: New York
Publisher: J. Megarey
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Topics
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: See also Deak 321.
Citation/reference: Deák 320
Physical Description
Extent: 20 prints ; 36.8 x 54.3 cm.
Aquatints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e57195d0-c6b5-012f-2c1d-58d385a7bc34
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