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[Atlas] Itineraire pittoresque du fleuve Hudson et des parties laterales de l'Amerique du Nord, d'apres les dessins originaux pris sur les lieux


Date: 1828



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Milbert, Jacques Gerard. Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Atlas. Paris, H. Gaugain et cie. 1828.


Milbert, Jacques Gerard (1828) Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Atlas. Paris, H. Gaugain et cie.


Milbert, Jacques Gerard, Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Atlas. Paris, H. Gaugain et cie. 1828.


Jacques-Gerard Milbert was a French artist who came to the United States in 1815 and traveled extensively throughout the northeast before returning to France. During his stay Milbert sent many shipments of local flora and fauna to the Museum of Natural History in Paris. He also brought back the sketches from which these superb lithographs were made. Most of the views are of New York State, but included as well are New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. An attractive and important illustrated work.

An exceptional collection of plates from one of the most outstanding series of views of the American landscape ever produced, not normally seen hand-colored.

Three volume set: v. 1-2. Text. v. 3. Atlas.

Atlas consists of one folding map and 54 lithographed views of the Hudson River and surroundings. Lithographs by Adam, Bichebois, Deroy, and others.


Sabin 48916; Howes M592; Ray, French 110; Streeter II, 910; Bobins III 817. [Not in Abbey Travel]

List of Images

1. Book Display

2. Title Page

3. View of New York from taken from Weahawk

4. Pierpont's Distillery on Long Island

5. Interior of New York, Provost Street and Chapel

6. Tarry Town, whose Major Andre was captured

7. Sing-Sing or Mount Pleasant

8. Haverstraw or Warren Landing

9. West Point at the Moment of Exercise

10. General View of the Military School West Point

11. Indian Brook in the residence of Captain Philips

12. Lower Falls near the residence of Mr. Montgomery

13. Town of Hudson

14. View of the Hudson and the Catskill Mountains

15. Albany - Capital of the State of New York

16. View in Albany House of the First Dutch Governors

17. Falls of Mount Ida, above the town of Troy

18. Falls of Cohoes, of the River Mohawk

19. Spot where General Burgoyne surrendered to General Gates

20. Saratoga Springs

21. Falls of the Hudson at Sandy Hill

22. Course of the Hudson and the Mills near Sandy Hill

23. White Hall, Lake Champlain

24. Hudson Fall at village of Gleens

25. Saw Mill at the village of Gleens

26. Lake George and the village of Caldwell

27. Bridge on the Hudson River near Luzerne

28. Jessup's Landing

29. Extremity of Adley's Falls

30. Rapids on the Hudson at Adley's

31. General view of the Hudson at Adley's

32. Road and Bridge over the Mohawk

33. Commencement of the Falls of Canada Creek

34. Canada Creek Falls

35. Falls on the Flint River

36. Horse Shoe of Niagara from the Canada side

37. General view of Niagara from the Canada side

38. Niagara Falls from the American side

39. Falls in the Genesee Rivers

40. Deer Creek Falls

41. Military post, Sacketts Harbor

42. Mills on the Black River

43. Therasa Falls, Indian River

44. View of Boston and the south Boston Bridge

45. Danbucket Falls

46. North view of Providence

47. Passaic Falls

48. View on the Passaic River

49. Commencement of Lower Falls

50. Falls near Schooley's Springs

51. Schooley's Springs

52. Water works on the Schuylkill River

53. Machine for the portage on the Susquehanna

54. Foundery on Jone's Creek near Baltimore

55. View of the natural Bridge

56. Saw Mill near Luzerne, source of the Hudson

Publication Information

Publisher: Paris, H. Gaugain et cie



ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-03-22

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