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Weir, Robert Walter, 1802-1889 Landing of Henrick Hudson.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0003 Author/Creator: Weir, Robert Walter, 1802-1889 Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1857 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 20.5 x 27.5 cm. Order a Copy

One engraving entitled "Landing of Henrick Hudson" dated 1857. Depicts the landing of Hudson and his men in 1609. Native Americans wait on the shore to greet them. Published by Martin, Johnson & Co, New York, from the original painting by Robert Walter Weir. At the time of engraving this painting was in the possession of Gulian Crommelin Verplanck.

Hudson, Henry, 1565-1611
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889
Verplanck, Gulian Crommelin, 1786-1870

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