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ARCHITECTURE

Villas on the Hudson. 1860.

This collection contains images and plans of 31 country residences in the New York suburbs. In addition to illustrating some of the more prominent examples of Hudson River architecture in 1860, A.A. Turner’s pictures are some of the earliest examples of photo-lithography in the United States.
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Illustrations of architecture from The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea. 1866.

Benson J. Lossing, the region's most important 19th-century chronicler, traveled the length of the Hudson recording its historical events and sketching its natural and cultural landmarks, including notable architecture. (See Prints for Lossing's many depictions of Hudson River landscape.)
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