Village of Catskill New York Antique Prints by Bartlett 1840
Title: Village of Catskill.
Most of the village land was purchased from the natives in 1684. At the end of the American Revolution there were only ten houses in the community. The village was incorporated in 1806. Catskill is one of only twelve villages in New York still incorporated under a charter, the other villages having incorporated or re-incorporated under the provisions of Village Law.
Antique prints by W.H. Bartlett. Origin: American Scenery; London: George Virtue, 1839-40.
Bartlett, William Henry. 1809-1854 Bartlett was born in Kentish Town, London in 1809. He was apprenticed to John Britton (1771–1857), and became one of the foremost illustrators of topography of his generation. He travelled throughout Britain, and in the mid and late 1840s he travelled extensively in the Balkans and the Middle East. He made four visits to the United States between 1835 and 1852.
Museum Quality Antique Print. Verso Black. High quality Original uncolored print. No reprint, no facsimile.
Sheet app.: 31.5 x 24 cm. 12.5 x 9.5 inches. Image app.: 18 x 12 cm. 7 x 4.75 inches. Condition: View overall very good.