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Guide to the Anthony Imbert Lithographs
1825–circa 1835, undated
 PR-225

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals (2003); migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta (2020)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 01, 2020
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Imbert, Anthony, 1794 or 1795-1834
Title: Anthony Imbert lithographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1825–circa 1835, undated
Abstract: Thirty-five prints by the French-American lithographer Anthony Imbert after drawings by the artists Alexander Jackson Davis, Dominico Canova, Gherlando Marsiglia, and Antonio Meucci. Along with views of locations in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and upstate New York, the collection includes a number of Manhattan scenes produced as plates for Cadwallader Colden's Memoir prepared at the request of the Common Council of New York, and presented to the mayor of the city, at the celebration of the completion of the New York Canals (New York: W. A. Davis, 1825), and for Davis's  Views of The Public Buildings in the City of New-York [1826–1828]. Also present are several portraits, and one of the earliest pieces of sheet music lithographed in New York.
Quantity: 1.24 Linear feet in 1 box and 1 drawer.
Language: The language used in the collection is English.
Call Phrase: PR-225