Rare Color Image of the Old Croton Dam

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There are many contemporary images of the old Croton Dam—engravings, lithographs and photographs—but this may be one of the few color depictions of the dam. This detail is taken from a chromolithograph advertising broadside (circa 1863-68) for the Croton Fire Insurance Co. in New York City.

These rare images are courtesy of George Glazer Gallery, which is offering this item for sale.

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