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The Government House
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creator QS:P170,Q18508110
creator QS:P170,Q18508710
Title
The Government House
label QS:Len,"The Government House"
Description
English: Image Title: The Government House / from the original drawing by W. J. Condit ; from the original drawing in the possession of N. Campbell, Esq. ; printed in colours by Wm. Ells. ; lith. & pub. by H. R. Robinson ; entered . . .1847 ; C. Milbourne, delin. et excud., 1797.

Creator(s): Ellis, William H., engraver -- Engraver
Condit, W. J., fl. 1847 -- Artist
Robinson, Henry R., d. 1850 -- Publisher Additional Name(s): Eno, Amos F., 1836-1915 -- Collector
Milbourne, Cotton, fl. 1790-1840 -- Engraver Published Date: 1847 Created Date: 1797

Depicted Date: 1797
Date 1797
date QS:P571,+1797-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Dimensions Height: 42.8 cm (16.8 ″); Width: 56.4 cm (22.2 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,42.8U174728;P2049,56.4U174728
institution QS:P195,Q219555
Inscriptions Caption:
This edifice was erected 1790, at the foot of Broad-Way, facing the Bowling Green. It was originally designed for the residence of Genl. Washington (then president of the United States) but, the Capitol being removed, he never ocupied [sic] it. It then became the Governors' House, and was the residence of Governors George Clinton and John Jay. The building was subsequently used for the Custom-House, from the year 1799 until 1815, when it was taken down.

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New York Public Library 1908c.jpg
This image is available from the New York Public Library's Digital Library under the digital ID 1650665: digitalgallery.nypl.orgdigitalcollections.nypl.org

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