38. Grace-Church (Broad-way.)
New-York & Paris; published by Goupil, Vilbert & Co. Entered according to act of congress, in the year 1850, by Aug. Köllner, in the clerk's office of the district court for the southern district of New-York.
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 340 x 210mm (13½ x 8¼"). Small hole in sky, foxing.
Grace Church, on Broadway, Manhattan, a French Gothic Revival building designed by James Renwick, Jr., consecrated 1846. This view shows the original wooden spire, replaced by a marble one by Renwick in 1881. The church is now a 'National Historic Landmark'. Lithographed by Isidore-Laurent Deroy (1797-1886) after August Köllner (1813-1906). Köllner, born in Württemberg and emigrated to America in 1839, made over a hundred drawing of American and Canadian cities, sending them to Paris to be lithographed. 54 were published, between 1848 and 1851.
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