1820 Hudson River

No. 13 of the Hudson River Port Folio: View of the Hudson River from the shore; Hudson, NY across the river, 1820. Pub: Henry I. Megarey, NY. Engraver: John Hill. Painter: W.G. Wall. LOC: Prints and Photographs Division 03814

In my searches for photos on the Library of Congress site, I found several in the Hudson River Port Folio of interest. From LOC:

    Irish-born artist W.G. Hall spent the summer of 1820 traversing 212 miles of the Hudson River’s 315-mile course. 20 plates were engraved as aquatints by master printer John Hill and published between 1821 and 1825 by Henry Megarey in New York.

Vocabulary word for the day: acquaint:
a print resembling a watercolor, produced from a copper plate etched with nitric acid.

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