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Inscription

text at bottom in plate:
Engraved by J. Hill / NEW YORK FROM HEIGHTS NEAR BROOKLYN. / To Thomas Dixon Esqr. this Plate is respectfully Inscribed by his Obliged Servt. Willm. G. Wall. / Painted and Published by Willm. G. Wall New York 1823.

Provenance

Daniel J. Catlin, Jr., New Canaan, CT; acquired 2006 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
2008
Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 83.
Bibliography
1917
Fielding, Mantle. American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel. Philadelphia, PA: Wickersham Press, 1917, no. 615.
1933
Stokes, Isaac Newton Phelps. American Historical Prints. New York: New York Public Library, 1933, no. E-92.
1961
Koke, Richard J. A Checklist of the American Engravings of John Hill (1770-1850), Master of Aquatint: Together with a List of Prints Colored by Him and a List of His Extant Original Drawings. New York: New York Historical Society, 1961, p. 44, no. 96, i/iii.
1988
Deák, Gloria-Gilda. Picturing America. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1988, no. 335.
1998
Stokes, I. N. Phelps. The Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909, vol. 3. Union, NJ: Lawbook Exchange, 1998, pp. 557-579, no. 92.