Scenes from New York History
Paintings by Frederick Elmiger

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Elgin Botanical Garden

Elgin Botanic Garden, Later Site of Rockefeller Center
$2,400

First American Racecourse

First Horse Race in America,
Garden City, Long Island

$1,800

Construction of Wall at Future Wall Street

Construction of the Timber Wall at Wall Street
$2,400

George Washington Consults with Generals

George Washington and His Generals Confer in Manhattan
$2,400

Pirates in 17th Century New York

Pirates in New York City
$2,400

Frederick Elmiger (1890-1975)
Scenes from New York History
American: c. 1960s
Watercolor, gouache and possibly acrylic on paper
21.25 x 29.5 inches each, overall

Original paintings from a series by the artist Frederick Elmiger imagining scenes from New York City's early history: Elgin Botanic Garden [Later Site of Rockefeller Center], First Horse Race, Garden City, Long Island, Construction of the Timber Wall at Wall Street, George Washington and His Generals Confer in Manhattan, and Pirates in New York City.

Frederick Elmiger was an American illustrator. He frequently produced series on historical themes for Donald Art Company in Port Chester, New York, publishers of posters, lithographs, and artists' prints. These included scenes from American history, Revolutionary war uniforms and vintage automobiles. At the time of his death he was living in Larchmont, New York.