|Object ID Number||2014.0521|
Made in Paris, text written in French.
Title translated reads: COLLECTION OF VIEWS REPRESENTATION OF A TERRIBLE FIRE IN NEW YORK.
Description text translated read: A terrible fire which was started in New York on the night of September 19, 1776, wherein all the buildings on the West Side of the new Stock Exchange, from the Brook strent to the Kings College, more than 1600 houses, Trinity Church, the Luthern Chapel, the school for the poor, were reduced to ashes.
Text on bottom describes the place the print was made. Text reads: "A Paris chez J. Chereau rue St. Jacques aue dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin Colonees No.257"
Rough Translation: It was made in Paris by J. Chereau on St. Jacques street above the fountain of the Severin Church.
Print size without border 15 in x 9 in.