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Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

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Location: Canal Street

Ceramic tile murals and mosaic frieze. "Empress Voyage 2/27/1784" celebrates the arrival of the first ship from China to bring merchandise to New York. The motifs in the individual ceramic panels are stylized interpretations of Chinese merchandise popular in colonial New York -- tea pots, teak stools, etc. (Thanks to Harry Matthews.)

Photo Gallery


Image 1658
(71k, 640x480)
Photo by: Peggy Darlington
Location: Canal Street Bridge Line
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

Image 1659
(84k, 640x480)
Photo by: Peggy Darlington
Location: Canal Street Bridge Line
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

Image 11536
(64k, 750x562)
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Canal Street
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

Image 11540
(59k, 750x562)
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Canal Street
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

Image 11544
(75k, 750x562)
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Canal Street
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

Image 53848
(168k, 864x574)
Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: Canal Street Bridge Line
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

Image 61648
(185k, 1044x773)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: Canal Street Bridge Line
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)

Image 71783
(203k, 1044x788)
Photo by: Bill E.
Location: Canal Street
Artwork: Empress Voyage 2/27/1784 (Bing Lee)











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