|Title||Engraving: (Hoboken - view of the Hudson River.) Plate from book. N.d., ca. 1845-1855. Smillie; Hinshelwood.|
|Collection||Hoboken 19th C. Images Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Engraving: [Untitled.] Hoboken - view of the Hudson River.) Plate removed from book; title not determined. No date, circa 1845-1855. Drawn by James Smillie. Engraved by Robert Hinshelwood. Cream wove paper, 5-3/8" wide x 8-1/4" high print. Image: 4-3/4" x 7-5/16". Steel engraving.
View is a scene looking south on the bank of the Hudson River of visitors relaxing on chairs or on the ground. A black waiter is bringing refreshments to some men at the left; women and children are at the right; two men are seated at a table in the right background. Also in the backbround is a ferryhouse and two steamboat ferries plus two sailing ships.
An idyllic scene that has been associated with Elysian Fields.
|Year Range from||1845|
|Year Range to||1855|
|Caption||cropped to image|