Maker: Tower/Wiley & Putnam.
Antique uncolored print from the book Illustrations of the Croton Aqueduct, by F. B. Tower, of the Engineer Department, published by Wiley and Putnam in 1843. Features a scene with an aqueduct bridge that was part of the Croton aqueduct to bring water to parts of Manhattan and the Bronx. this is the Sing Sing Kill Bridge, which was built to carry the Old Croton Aqueduct over the Sing Sing Kill, a small stream that, over time, had eroded enough earth to form a deep gorge, in the Village of Sing Sing, part of the Town of Ossining located eight miles from the Old Croton Dam. Very good condition. Sheet measures approx. 9.5 x 12.75 inches.
Item Number: NYO643