Piazza of Congress Hall, Saratoga Springs, New York State.

$29.99

Artist: C. Burton.
Engraver: T. Illman.
Publisher: Samuel Walker, Boston.
Source: The History and Topography of the United States of North America, brought down from the earliest period.
Date: 1846.
Size: Approx.  11 x 8 3/4 inches.

Condition: Fair to Good.

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Title: Piazza of Congress Hall, Saratoga Springs.

Artist: C. Burton.
Engraver: T. Illman.
Publisher: Samuel Walker, Boston.
Source: The History and Topography of the United States of North America, brought down from the earliest period.
Date: 1846.
Size: Approx.  11 x 8 3/4 inches.

Description: Fine quality steel-plate engraving of the walkway outside the hotel Piazza of Congress Hall, Saratoga Springs in New York State. The hotel was designed to house 150 guests and was built of wood. It opened on June 1st 1811.

Sadly the original hotel was burnt to the ground just after midnight on May 30, 1866. The fire spread rapidly very rapidly and also destroyed the nearby Hamilton Spring and Bath House. A stone and brick hotel was then rebuilt in 1868 by the owner Henry Hathorn.

Condition: Fair to Good.
Some paper browning and glue marks where the tissue guard has been removed from the left edge. The paper is also effected by damp.

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Weight 0.1 oz