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Title Engraving: (Hoboken - view of the Hudson River.) Plate from book. N.d., ca. 1845-1855. Smillie; Hinshelwood.
Object Name Print
Catalog Number 2009.006.0014
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.
Date 1845-1855
Year Range from 1845
Year Range to 1855
Search Terms Hudson River
Elysian Fields
Hudson River
Caption cropped to image
Imagefile 068\20090060014.TIF
Classification Ferry
Ships
Buildings
Water
Recreation