501 Great Fire Memorial Plate
Great Fire Memorial Plate
The destruction of the Merchant's Exchange, one of the major financial institutions in the city and housed in a building that was supposed to be fire-proof, was one of the most astonishing events of the Great Fire of 1835.
Great Fire Memorial Plate
Original Caption: "Burning of the Merchant's Bank"
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Publication: Pictures of Early New York on Dark Blue Staffordshire Pottery. New York: Dodd, Mead. 1889.
Artist: Halsey, Richard T.
Source: book
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