City Hotel, New York

Pattern Category: Places

Series: Acorn and Oak Leaves Border

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Length: 8.675 inches


This plate, its only known form and size, shows the famous City Hotel in New York.  The foundation of the hotel was laid in 1794 on the site of the old City Tavern, was five stories high and had 78 rooms.  This view also comes in two versions of the Medallion Portrait Series.