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Guide to the James Boyd Collection of New York City Etchings
1861-1940, undated (bulk, 1910-1939)
 PR 7

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Valerie S. Komor, Janet Koszalka, and Sandra Markham

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 14, 2022
Description is in English.

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: James Boyd Collection of New York City Etchings, PR 7, Dept. of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

Additional prints of New York City scenes by Boyd Collection artists (and other artists) can be found in PR 229 Fine Art Prints of New York City, and PR 035 Herman Lieberman Jr. Collection of Wall Street Prints. One watercolor that came with the Boyd etchings, "The Narrowest House in New York City - 75 1/2 Bedford Street," by Syd Browne (Boyd no. 486), was transferred to the N-YHS museum collection in 2004.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James Boyd in 1935 through 1944, in memory of his wife, Agnes Gray Boyd.