New York from Governor's Island

Dated depicted 1820, issued about 1825
G. W. Wall (1792–after 1864)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 702


Image: 35.4 x 53.2 cm (13 15/16 x 20 15/16 in.) Sheet: 50.0 x 69.9 cm (19 11/16 x 27 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Aquatint, hand colored on pape; first state

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Hand-colored by Hill. Fort right, sailboats on choppy water infront of city.


Printed in margin center:title/ No 20 of the Hudson River Port Folio/ Published by Henry I. Megarey New York.; LL margin: Painted by W. G. Wall; LR margin: Engraved by J. Hill


Accessioned February 14, 1962. M. & M. Karolik Collection. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875