C1893

From the Old World to the New, the Arrival in New York Harbour.

“The dockhead is crowded with a sea of upturned faces and hands waving handkerchiefs; the river is alive with ever-shifting restless craft-fore and aft schooners, with four masts, steamers with huge derricks in their bows, square boxes of ferry-boats, tugs … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

From the Old World to the New, the Arrival in New York Harbour.

Date:

C1893

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

304mm 
x 210mm
AUTHENTICITY
From the Old World to the New, the Arrival in New York Harbour. - Antique View from 1893

Genuine antique
dated:

1893

Description:

“The dockhead is crowded with a sea of upturned faces and hands waving handkerchiefs; the river is alive with ever-shifting restless craft-fore and aft schooners, with four masts, steamers with huge derricks in their bows, square boxes of ferry-boats, tugs with cabins piled one on the top of the other, the golden eagle with wings outstretched surmounting the whole”

From the original edition of The Graphic.

William Lionel Wyllie (1851 - 1931)

William Lionel Wyllie (1851-1931) was a British artist known for his paintings, drawings, and etchings of marine and naval subjects. He was also a prolific illustrator of books and magazines. He was considered one of the leading maritime artists of his time and his works can be found in many major art museums and private collections. He was a member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, the Royal Society of Marine Artists, and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours.

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