New Haven: E.L. & J.W. Barber, c.1830. Medium folio, woodcut broadside with original wash color, 12.5” x 17.5” including descriptive text. Old patterned paper backing, 3" mended tear from lower right margin extending between image and title, overall very good. Item #100216
Scarce first state of Barber’s separately issued view of New Haven Green. Stokes – It shows both churches still with the bricks in their original red. The old Methodist Church can be seen behind the United Church. The Green is shown here bounded by a whitewashed split rail fence that was replaced in 1846 with an iron fence and shown thus on the second state published in 1851. Several buildings of Yale College form the background. Detailed descriptive text below title.
Ref: Stokes Prints of New Haven 39.